John G. Nichols
|3rd Mayor of Los Angeles|
May 4, 1852 – May 3, 1853
|Preceded by||Benjamin Davis Wilson|
|Succeeded by||Antonio F. Coronel|
October 4, 1856 – May 9, 1859
|Preceded by||Manuel Requena (acting)|
|Succeeded by||Damien Marchesseault|
|Born||December 29, 1812|
Canandaigua, New York
|Died||January 22, 1898 (aged 85)|
Los Angeles, California
|Occupation||Sheriff, politician, businessman, builder|
John G. Nichols (December 29, 1812 – January 22, 1898) was an American businessman, builder, and politician.
Nichols married Florida Cox. They lived in the first brick house to be built in Los Angeles, California. Their son was the first American to be born in the city, and he was the first mayor to expand the city.