Kelly, Edward

Kelly, Edward (Joseph)

(1876–1950) mayor; born in Chicago. As chief engineer of the city's sanitary district, he was indicted on various corruption charges. A leader of Chicago's corrupt Democratic Party machine, he was appointed to fill Anton Cermak's term and served as Democratic mayor from 1933–48. He oversaw many public improvements, but his office was tainted by scandals.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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