John Charles Haines

American politician (1818-1896)

John Charles Haines (May 26, 1818 – July 4, 1896) served as mayor of Chicago, Illinois (1858–1860) for the Democratic Party.

John Charles Haines
20th Mayor of Chicago
In office
Preceded byJohn Wentworth
Succeeded byJohn Wentworth
Personal details
BornMay 26, 1818
Deerfield, New York, United States
DiedJuly 4, 1896(1896-07-04) (aged 78)
near Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Political partyDemocratic Party
ResidenceChicago, Illinois

Haines was born on May 26, 1818 in Deerfield, New York. Haines died on July 4, 1896 in Waukegan, Illinois, aged 78.[1]


  1. "Ex-Mayor Haines Dead". Chicago Daily Tribune. Chicago. 07-05-1896. p. 15. Check date values in: |accessdate= and |date= (help); |access-date= requires |url= (help)

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