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Richard M. Daley

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Birthday
24, 1942
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
24, 1942 (age 77)
Birthplace
Chicago, IL

About

The longest serving Mayor in Chicago history, who served the city from 1989 to 2011. He notably oversaw the construction of Millennium Park and was a national eager in privatization.

Before Fame

He served in the United States Marine corps after earning a bachelor's degree from Providence College in Rhode Island.

Trivia

He was the first Chicago Mayor to lead Chicago's Gay and Lesbian Pride Parade, at the 20th annual parade on Sunday, June 26, 1989.

Family Life

He has four children with his wife Maggie, who died in 2011 of breast cancer.

Associated With

He held a press conference with Rod Blagojevich to help ban assault weapons.