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In Kentucky, Unionist John M. Delph easily wins election as the mayor of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky, 1854, detail
04/06/1861
In an important election result, John Millbank Delph, formerly a Whig and now an avowed Unionist, was easily elected as mayor of Louisville, Kentucky, taking two-thirds of the vote over his Southern Rights Party opponent. Union supporters were also successful in the city council election on the same day.  This was Delph's second tenure as mayor, he had been in office between 1850 and 1852, and he served till April 1863.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"Mayoralty Election in Louisville," New York Times, April 8, 1861.

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