Mayor Daley Surpasses His Father’s Tenure, Now Longest-Serving Mayor Of Chicago

CHICAGO — Richard M. Daley on Sunday surpassed his father’s tenure, becoming the longest-serving mayor of Chicago.Daley has served 7,917 days in office, or 21 years and eight months. That’s one day more than his father, Richard J. Dale…

CHICAGO — Richard M. Daley on Sunday surpassed his father’s tenure, becoming the longest-serving mayor of Chicago.

Daley has served 7,917 days in office, or 21 years and eight months. That’s one day more than his father, Richard J. Daley, who died in office in 1976.

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