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Richard M. Daley

Illinois politician

Richard Michael Daley (born April 24, 1942) was an American politician. He was the 54th Mayor of Chicago. Daley was mayor from 1989-2011. He was a member of the Democratic party. His father was also the Mayor of Chicago, Richard J. Daley.

Richard M. Daley
Richard M. Daley (4655925743 aacdba6297 n) (cropped).jpg
54th Mayor of Chicago
In office
April 24, 1989 – May 16, 2011
Preceded byEugene Sawyer
Succeeded byRahm Emanuel
Cook County State's Attorney
In office
1980–1989
Preceded byBernard Carey
Succeeded byCecil Partee
Illinois State Senator
from the 23rd district
In office
1972–1980
Personal details
Born (1942-04-24) April 24, 1942 (age 76)
Chicago, Illinois
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Margaret C. Daley (deceased)
ChildrenNora Daley Conroy
Patrick Daley
Elizabeth Daley
Kevin Daley (deceased)
ResidenceChicago, Illinois
Alma materDePaul University
Providence College
ReligionRoman Catholic[source?]
Signature
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Marine Corps Reserves