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William Butler Ogden
Birth: Jun. 15, 1805
Walton
Delaware County
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 3, 1877
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Chicago Mayor. He served as Mayor of Chicago, Illinois from 1837 to 1838. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mariana Arnot Ogden (1825 - 1904)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Bronx
Bronx County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Scott Maxwell
Record added: Jul 19, 2002
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William Butler Ogden
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- JMW
 Added: Mar. 30, 2014
Ogden was a leading promoter and investor in the Illinois and Michigan Canal, then switched his loyalty to railroads. Throughout his later life, Ogden was heavily involved in the building of several railroads. "In 1847, Ogden announced a plan to build a r...(Read more)
-Anonymous
 Added: Mar. 30, 2014
"I was born close to a saw mill, was early left an orphan, christened in a millpond, graduated at a log school house, and at 14 fancied that I could do anything I turned my hand to, and that nothing was impossible..." - W.B. OgdenThank you for the inspir...(Read more)
- Sonia Sanchez
 Added: Nov. 25, 2012
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