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Michael Anthony Bilandic
49th Mayor of Chicago
In office
December 20, 1976 – April 16, 1979
Preceded by Richard J. Daley
Succeeded by Jane Byrne
Personal details
Born (1923-02-13)February 13, 1923
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died January 15, 2002(2002-01-15) (aged 78)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Resting place St. Mary's Cemetery Evergreen Park, Illinois
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Heather Morgan
Residence(s) Chicago, Illinois

Michael Anthony Bilandic (February 13, 1923 – January 15, 2002) was an American politician. He was the mayor of Chicago, Illinois (1976-1979). He was a member of the Democratic Party. He became mayor after being elected by the Chicago City Council to become acting mayor, upon the death of Richard J. Daley, beating Wilson Frost.

Bilandic was born on February 13, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois. He studied at DePaul University. He was married to Heather Morgan. Bilandic died on January 15, 2002 in Chicago, Illinois from heart failure, aged 78.

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