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John Wentworth once again becomes mayor of Chicago

John Wentworth, engraving, detail
03/06/1860
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)
Source Citation: 
Francis Vincent, Vincent's Semi-Annual United States Register.... 1st of January and 1st of July, 1860 (Philadelphia: Francis Vincent, 1860), 167.

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