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DeWitt Clinton Cregier
|31st Mayor of Chicago|
|Preceded by||John A. Roche|
|Succeeded by||Hempstead Washburne|
June 1, 1829|
New York City, New York
|Died||November 9, 1898
Chicago, Illinois, United States
|Height||5 ft. 7 in.|
|Spouse(s)||Mary Sophia Foggin|
|Children||Ten (2 daughters, 8 sons)|
|Residence||Chicago and St. Charles, Illinois|
Cregier was born on June 1, 1829 in New York City, New York. He was married to Mary Sophia Foggin. They had ten children. Cregier died on November 9, 1898 in Chicago, Illinois from pneumonia, aged 69. He is buried in Rosehill Cemetery in Lincoln Square, Chicago.
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Plaque on west facade of the Chicago Water Tower, mounted in 1933 in honor of Cregier's services.
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