Chauncey Ives Filley
|Chauncey I. Filley|
|18th Mayor of St. Louis, Missouri|
April 14, 1863 – March 19, 1864
|Preceded by||Daniel G. Taylor|
|Succeeded by||James S. Thomas|
October 17, 1829|
Lansingburgh, New York
|Died||September 24, 1923
Filley was born in Lansingburg, New York. He received a private and academic education and entered commercial life as a clerk. He designed and controlled his own pottery patterns and became the largest importer and distributor of queensware in the Mississippi Valley. He became interested in politics and became the eighteenth mayor of St. Louis, Missouri, in 1863. He resigned from office because of illness after serving only one year of his two-year term.
Filley was a delegate to the Republican National Conventions from 1864 to 1896 and was a member of the Republican National Committee from 1876 to 1892. He was a member of the convention which abolished slavery in the state. From 1873 to 1878, he was postmaster of St. Louis. He is buried at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
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- Missouri Democrat. 1864-03-16. Missing or empty
- Rines, George Edwin, ed. (1920). "Filley, Chancey Ives". Encyclopedia Americana.
- "St. Louis Mayors: Chauncey I. Filley". St. Louis Public Library. Retrieved 2008-08-21.
- "St. Louis Historic Preservation: Filley, Chauncey I.". City of St. Louis. Retrieved 2008-08-21.
- Chauncey Ives Filley at Find a Grave
- Chauncey I. Filley at the St. Louis Public Library: St. Louis Mayors website.
Daniel G. Taylor
|Mayor of St. Louis, Missouri
James S. Thomas
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