Charles McNeill Gray
|15th Mayor of Chicago|
|Preceded by||Walter S. Gurnee|
|Succeeded by||Isaac Milliken|
March 7, 1807|
Sherburne, New York
October 17, 1885 (aged 78)|
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Gray arrived in Chicago on July 17, 1834 and took a job as a clerk for Gurdon Saltonstall Hubbard, later working for Peter Cohen, a retail merchant. 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.
- Inaugural Address
- Charles McNeill Gray at Chicago public library
- Gray, Charles McNeill, 12th Mayor of Chicago (1807-1885) at The Political Graveyard
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