John Wentworth (1815 - 1888) MP

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Birthplace: Sandwich, NH, USA
Death: Died in Chicago, IL, USA
Occupation: Mayor of Chicago
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About John Wentworth

Wikipedia Biographical Summary:

"..."Long" John Wentworth (March 5, 1815 – October 16, 1888) was the editor of the Chicago Democrat, a two-term mayor of Chicago, and a six-term member of the United States House of Representatives..."

"...In 1844, he married Roxanna Marie Loomis..."

"....He served for six terms in the U.S. House of Representatives (March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1851 and March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855 as a Democrat; and March 4, 1865 – March 3, 1867 as a Republican)..."

"...As a Republican, Wentworth served as mayor of Chicago for two terms, 1857–1858 and 1860–1861..."

"...He authored The Wentworth Genealogy - English and American, twice. The first two volume edition was followed by a second, corrected, edition in 1878, at 3 Volumes, or 2241 pages..."

SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Wentworth_%28mayor%29

The Wentworth Letter

"...The Wentworth letter was a letter written in 1842 by Latter Day Saint founder Joseph Smith, Jr. to "Long" John Wentworth, editor and proprietor of the Chicago Democrat. It outlined the history of the Latter Day Saint movement up to that time, and included Mormonism's Articles of Faith..."

SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wentworth_Letter

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John Wentworth, US Congress's Timeline

1815
March 5, 1815
Sandwich, NH, USA
1844
1844
Age 28
1845
1845
Age 29
1849
1849
Age 33
1854
1854
Age 38
1857
1857
Age 41
1857
Age 41
1888
October 16, 1888
Age 73
Chicago, IL, USA
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Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum Chicago Cook County Illinois