Monroe Heath

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Monroe Heath
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28th Mayor of Chicago
In office
1876–1879
Preceded by Harvey Colvin (Thomas Hoyne)
Succeeded by Carter Harrison, Sr.
Personal details
Born March 27, 1827
Grafton, New Hampshire
Died October 21, 1894(1894-10-21) (aged 67)
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
Political party Republican
Residence Chicago, Illinois

Monroe Heath (March 27, 1827 – October 21, 1894) was a U.S. politician. He served as mayor of Chicago, Illinois (1876–1879) for the Republican Party.

Born in Grafton, New Hampshire, he took part in the California Gold Rush in 1849. In 1851, he founded the Heath & Milligan Manufacturing Company in Chicago. Illinois. He served on the Chicago City Council 1871–1876. He died in Asheville, North Carolina. He is buried in Oak Woods Cemetery.[1]

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