John Wentworth once again becomes mayor of Chicago
John Wentworth returned for a second term as mayor of Chicago, Illinois after municipal elections gave him a 1248 majority. He replaced the Democratic incumbent John C. Haines who had become mayor after Wentworth's first term two years earlier. The city council results showed Wentworth's fellow Republicans with twelve seats to Democrats eight. (By John Osborne)
Francis Vincent, Vincent's Semi-Annual United States Register.... 1st of January and 1st of July, 1860 (Philadelphia: Francis Vincent, 1860), 167.