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 John Francis Dore

John Francis Dore

Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 18 Apr 1938 (aged 56)
Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
Burial Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
Plot St. John, Section 15, Lot 30, Grave 12.
Memorial ID 26726534 · View Source
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Seattle Mayor. He served as Mayor of Seattle from June 1932 to June 1934, and from June 1936 to April 1938. He entered office during the era of the Great Depression, promising cuts to the city budget, reducing city employee wages and creating public works projects. Educated at Harvard University, he became one of Seattle's most respected and successful trial lawyers before entering public office, and also worked as a journalist with the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. He died in office from complications of influenza and pneumonia. He was succeeded in office by future Washington Governor Arthur B. Langlie.

Bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
  • Added: 10 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26726534
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Francis Dore (11 Dec 1881–18 Apr 1938), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26726534, citing Calvary Cemetery, Seattle, King County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .