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Joseph Medill
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26th Mayor of Chicago
In office
Preceded by Roswell B. Mason
Succeeded by (Lester L. Bond), Harvey Doolittle Colvin
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Born (1823-04-06)April 6, 1823
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Died March 16, 1899(1899-03-16) (aged 75)
San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
Resting place Graceland Cemetery, Uptown, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Political party Fireproof
Children Kate Medill
Elinor Medill
Residence(s) Wheaton, Illinois

Joseph Medill (April 6, 1823 – March 16, 1899) was a Canadian-American newspaper editor and politician who was the Mayor of Chicago from 1871 through 1873. He left as mayor of Chicago because he was going on a tour to Europe. He left Lester L. Bond as the mayor for 3½ months.

Medill was born on April 6, 1823 in Saint John, New Brunswick. He was never married. He had 2 children. Medill died on March 16, 1899 in San Antonia, Texas, aged 75.

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