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Eugene Sawyer
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53rd Mayor of Chicago
In office
December 2, 1987 – April 24, 1989
Preceded by David Duvall Orr
Succeeded by Richard M. Daley
Personal details
Born (1934-09-03)September 3, 1934
Greensboro, Alabama
Died January 19, 2008(2008-01-19) (aged 73)
Chicago, Illinois
Resting place Oak Woods Cemetery Chicago, Illinois
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Alabama State University

Eugene Sawyer (September 3, 1934 – January 19, 2008) was an American businessman and politician. He was the Mayor of Chicago from 1987 to 1989. He was a member of the Democratic Party. He was the second African American to be mayor of Chicago.

Sawyer was born on September 3, 1934 in Greensboro, Alabama. He studied at Alabama State University. Sawyer never married and has no children. Sawyer died on January 19, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois from a stroke, aged 73.

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