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Fred A. Busse
39th Mayor of Chicago
In office
Preceded by Edward Fitzsimmons Dunne
Succeeded by Carter Harrison, Jr.
Personal details
Born March 3, 1866(1866-03-03)
Chicago, Illinois
Died July 9, 1914(1914-07-09) (aged 48)
Chicago, Illinois
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Josephine Lee (1902-1914)
Residence Chicago, Illinois

Fred Busse (March 3, 1866 – July 9, 1914) was the mayor of Chicago, in the U.S. state of Illinois, from 1907 to 1911.

Busse was born on March 3, 1866 in Chicago, Illinois.[1] He was secretly married to Josephine Lee from 1902 until his death in 1914. Busse died on July 9, 1914 in Chicago, Illinois from a heart disease, aged 48.[2]


  1. Men of Affairs: a gallery of cartoon portraits, Chicago Evening Post, 1906; page 154.
  2. "Fred A. Busse Dead". The New York Times. 1914-07-10.