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Senator William J. Connors

July 26, 1891 – June 24, 1961

 
 
Senator William J. Connors Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 28, 2011
1. Senator William J. Connors Marker
Inscription.
Supt. of Chicago License Bureau – 1923
Member of the Sanitary District – 1924
Member – Bd. of City Improvements – 1925
Dem. Ward Committeeman 42nd Ward – 1930-1961
State Representative – 1932 to 1934
State Senator – 1934 to 1961

“The Senator”
A big man
Loyal always to the little guy,
Large of heart and spirit,
Generous and genuine.
Never did he lose sight of
who he was
whence he came
and whose side he was on.
He was the Real McCoy!
He was Chicago!
Raymond R. Coffey
November 25, 1962
 
Erected 1962.
 
Location. 41° 53.909′ N, 87° 37.593′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is at the intersection of East Chestnut Street and Rush Street on East Chestnut Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 36 East Chestnut Street, Chicago IL 60611, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hotel St. Benedict Flats (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Office and Studio of Perkins, Fellows & Hamilton, architects (about 600 feet away); Chicago Water Tower
Senator William J. Connors Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 28, 2011
2. Senator William J. Connors Marker
(about 700 feet away); Old Water Tower (about 700 feet away); DeWitt Clinton Cregier (about 700 feet away); Great World War (about 800 feet away); The Water Tower & Great Chicago Fire (about 800 feet away); Churchill Corner (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 489 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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