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|26th Mayor of Chicago|
|Preceded by||Roswell B. Mason|
|Succeeded by||(Lester L. Bond), Harvey Doolittle Colvin|
April 6, 1823|
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
|Died||March 16, 1899
San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
|Resting place||Graceland Cemetery, Uptown, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.|
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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Medill taught at this school in Navarre, Ohio in the 1840s
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