Charles McNeill Gray (March 7, 1807 in Sherburne, New York - October 17, 1885; buried in Graceland Cemetery) served as Mayor of Chicago, Illinois (1853–1854) for the Democratic Party.
Gray arrived in Chicago on July 17, 1834 and took a job as a clerk for Gurdon Saltonstall Hubbard, later working for Peter Cohen. By 1844 he was a candle maker with his own shop. He subsequently worked as a manufacturer, contractor and railroad man. He was elected mayor in 1853.
- ^ Gale, Edwin O. (1902). Reminiscences of Early Chicago and Vicinity. Chicago: Revell. p. 386.