Richard J. Daley Biography. This speech is recorded as it first appeared in print.
Click on the interview transcript listed under each person to read his or her transcript. Abboud, Robert b. Served as the president and chief operating officer of Occidental Petroleum Corporation, independent co-chairman of Ivanhoe Energy Inc.
Mayoralty Elections. Daley was Chicago's third consecutive mayor from the working-class, heavily Irish American South Side neighborhood of Bridgeportwhere he lived his entire life. He was the patriarch of the Daley familywhose members include Richard M.
Richard J. He attained great power in national Democratic Party politics. Admitted to the Illinois bar inDaley served as a state representative and senator —46state director of revenue —50and clerk of Cook County —55 before being elected mayor.
Bill's father, Mayor Richard J. Daley, led the city for 21 years, and his older brother, Mayor Richard M. Daley, for
Richard Michael Daley born April 24, is an American politician, lawyer, and author who served as the 43rd Mayor of Chicago, Illinois from to Daley was elected mayor in and was re-elected five times until declining to run for a seventh term. At 22 years, he was the longest-serving Chicago mayor, surpassing the tenure of his father, Richard J.
In addition, UIC is announcing that Daley has chosen to make UIC the repository for his collection of papers and artifacts, which are now publicly available. His papers join those of his father, Richard J. Daley, and his brother, Richard M. Daley Library.
Richard J. Daley was the Democratic mayor of Chicago from to and the last of the nation's big city bosses. The most powerful mayor in Chicago's history, Richard J.