American mayor and newspaper publisher
|11th Mayor of Chicago|
|Preceded by||John Putnam Chapin|
|Succeeded by||James H. Woodworth|
|13th Mayor of Chicago|
|Preceded by||James H. Woodworth|
|Succeeded by||Walter S. Gurnee|
|Born||March 29, 1806|
|Died||November 2, 1859 (aged 53)|
|Political party||Democratic Party|
|Children||James, Mary Kimball, Sarah, Lucy Maria, Elizabeth, Laura, Charles Chauncy, Laura Minnie, George Warren|
Curtiss was born on April 7, 1803 in Wethersfield, Connecticut. He was raised in both Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and in Chicago, Illinois. Curtiss died on November 2, 1859 in Joliet, Illinois from an illness, aged 53.
- "Biography of Mayor Curtiss at Chicago Public Library". Chicago Public Library. 2002. Retrieved 2011-01-22.