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Edward Fitzsimmons Dunne
24th Governor of Illinois
In office
Preceded by Charles S. Deneen
Succeeded by Frank O. Lowden
38th Mayor of Chicago
In office
Preceded by Carter Harrison, Jr.
Succeeded by Fred A. Busse
Personal details
Born October 12, 1853(1853-10-12)
Watertown, Connecticut
Died May 24, 1937(1937-05-24) (aged 83)
Chicago, Illinois
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Elizabeth J. Kelly (d.1928)
Profession Lawyer

Edward Fitzsimmons Dunne (October 12, 1853 – May 24, 1937) was an American politician who was the 24th Governor of Illinois from 1913 to 1917 and Mayor of Chicago from April 5, 1905 to 1907.

Dunne was born on October 12, 1853 in Watertown, Connecticut.[1] He was raised in Peoria, Illinois and in Chicago, Illinois. Dunne was married to Elizabeth J. Kelly until her death in 1928. Dunne died on May 24, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois, aged 83.


  1. Morton, Richard Allen. Edward F. Dunne: Illinois' Most Progressive Governor. ISHS, Winter 1990 edition. p. 218-234 [1]

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