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John Putnam Chapin

American politician

John Putnam Chapin (April 21, 1810 – July 27, 1864) was an American politician. He was the Mayor of Chicago, Illinois (1846–1847). He was a member of the Whig Party.

John Putnam Chapin
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10th Mayor of Chicago
In office
1846–1847
Preceded byAugustus Garrett
Succeeded byJames Curtiss
Personal details
Born(1810-04-21)April 21, 1810
Bradford, Vermont
DiedJuly 27, 1864(1864-07-27) (aged 54)
Chicago, Illinois
Political partyWhig
ResidenceChicago, Illinois

Chapin was born on April 21, 1810 in Bradford, Vermont. He was raised in Chicago, Illinois. Chapin died on July 27, 1864 in Chicago from a heart attack, aged 54.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Death of an Old Citizen". Chicago Tribune. Chicago. 06-28-1864. Check date values in: |accessdate=, |date= (help); |access-date= requires |url= (help)