George Connell (mayor)

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George H. Connell (1871 – October 22, 1955, Philadelphia) was a U.S. Republican politician.

On August 19, 1939, Connell, then president of City Council, became the 113th Mayor of Philadelphia upon the death of Mayor Samuel Davis Wilson.[1][2]


  1. ^ "The Great Depression," The Philadelphia Encyclopedia, Internet website [1]
  2. ^ Weigley, Russell F., ed., Philadelphia: A 300-Year History, New York: W. W. Norton, 1982.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Samuel Davis Wilson
Mayor of Philadelphia
Succeeded by
Robert Eneas Lamberton