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Alexander Loyd
4th Mayor of Chicago
In office
Preceded by Benjamin Wright Raymond
Succeeded by Francis Cornwall Sherman
Personal details
Born August 19, 1805(1805-08-19)
Orange County, New York
Died May 7, 1872(1872-05-07) (aged 66)
West Lyons, Illinois
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) (her death)
Children 4
Residence Chicago, Illinois

Alexander Loyd (August 19, 1805 – May 7, 1872)[1]) was an American served one term as mayor of Chicago, Illinois from 1840 until 1841 for the Democratic Party.

Loyd was born on August 19, 1805 in Orange County, New York. He was raised in Chicago. He was married until her death. They had four children. Loyd died on May 7, 1872 in West Lyons, Illinois from heart failure, aged 66.


  1. Chicago Tribune Obit, dated May 8, 1872, page 6.

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