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James Hutchinson Woodworth
James H. Woodworth
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Illinois's 2nd district
|Preceded by||John Wentworth|
|Succeeded by||John F. Farnsworth|
|12th Mayor of Chicago|
|Preceded by||James Curtiss|
|Succeeded by||James Curtiss|
|Chicago City Council|
|Illinois House of Representatives|
|Illinois State Senate|
December 4, 1804|
Greenwich, Washington County New York
March 26, 1869 (aged 64)|
Chicago, Illinois, United States
|Political party||Independent Democrat Republican|
|Spouse(s)||Almyra Booth (m. 1842–1869)|
|Children||Virginia W Van Wyck, Julia M, Lucius B|
James Hutchinson Woodworth (December 4, 1804 – March 26, 1869) was an American politician who served as the Illinois State Senate and in the Illinois State House of Representatives, served as a Chicago Alderman, was elected to consecutive terms as Mayor of Chicago, Illinois (1848–1850) as an Independent Democrat, and served one term in the US House of Representatives as a member of the Republican Party.
Woodworth was born on December 4, 1804 in Greenwhich, New York. He was married to Almrya Booth from 1842 until his death in 1869. They had two children. Woodoworth died on March 26, 1869 in Chicago, Illinois from an illness, aged 64.
- "James Hutchinson Woodworth". Chicago's Mayors. Chicago Public Library. 2009. http://www.chipublib.org/cplbooksmovies/cplarchive/mayors/woodworth.php. Retrieved 2009-03-12.