William Kerr (mayor)
|14th Mayor of Pittsburgh|
|Preceded by||William J. Howard|
|Succeeded by||Gabriel Adams|
September 15, 1809|
St. Clair Township, Pennsylvania
|Died||August 11, 1853(aged 43)|
|Alma mater||University of Pennsylvania Medical School (M.D.)|
William Kerr (September 15, 1809 – August 11, 1853), served as Mayor of Pittsburgh from 1845 to 1847.
William Kerr was born in St. Clair Township. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School. He opened an office on Liberty Avenue in 1833, and was also was the owner of an Apothecary.
After his term in office, Kerr moved to Chartier's Township, which is now the West End of Pittsburgh. There exists today a Kerr Street in the city neighborhood of Elliott. Kerr died in 1853 and is buried in Allegheny Cemetery.
William J. Howard
|Mayor of Pittsburgh