Joseph Medill

Joseph Medill (April 6, 1823  March 16, 1899) was a Canadian-American newspaper editor, publisher, and Republican Party politician. He was co-owner and managing editor of the Chicago Tribune, and he was Mayor of Chicago from after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 until 1873.

Joseph Medill
26th Mayor of Chicago
In office
1871–1873
Preceded byRoswell B. Mason
Succeeded by(Lester L. Bond), Harvey Doolittle Colvin
Personal details
Born(1823-04-06)April 6, 1823
Saint John, New Brunswick, British North America
DiedMarch 16, 1899(1899-03-16) (aged 75)
San Antonio, Texas
Political partyFireproof, Republican
Spouse(s)Katherine "Kitty" Patrick
Children3
ResidenceWheaton, Illinois
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