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Richard J. Daley

Politician (15-May-1902 — 20-Dec-1976)


Roger Biles. Richard J. Daley: Politics, Race, and the Governing of Chicago. Northern Illinois University Press. 1995. 305pp.

F. Richard Ciccone. Daley: Power and Presidential Politics. Contemporary Books. 1996. 330pp.

William Francis Gleason. Daley of Chicago: The Man, the Mayor, and the Limits of Conventional Politics. Simon and Schuster. 1970. 384pp.

Eugene Kennedy. Himself! The Life and Times of Mayor Richard J. Daley. New York: Viking Press. 1978. 288pp.

Joe Mathewson. Up Against Daley. La Salle, IL: Open Court. 1974. 299pp.

Len O'Connor. Clout: Mayor Daley and His City. Chicago: Regnery. 1975. 272pp.

Len O'Connor. Requiem: The Decline and Demise of Mayor Daley and His Era. Chicago, IL: Contemporary Books. 1977. 203pp.

Milton L. Rakove. We Don't Want Nobody Nobody Sent: An Oral History of the Daley Years. Indiana University Press. 1979. 404pp.

Mike Royko. Boss: Richard J. Daley of Chicago. New York: E. P. Dutton. 1971. 215pp.

Frank Sullivan. Legend: The Only Inside Story About Mayor Richard J. Daley. Chicago, IL: Bonus Books. 1989. 258pp.

Elizabeth Taylor; Adam Cohen. American Pharaoh: Mayor Richard J. Daley: His Battle for Chicago and the Nation. New York: Little Brown & Company. 2000.


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  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.260)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.164)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.248)

  9. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.127)

  10. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.171)

  11. Legends in Their Own Time (p.60)

  12. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.170)

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