Governor Edward F. Dunne

Edward Dunne (1853 - 1937) was a judge in Cook County, Chicago from 1892 to 1905. As a judge Dunne married Clarence Darrow and Ruby Hammerstrom in 1903. Dunne served as mayor of Chicago for two terms from 1905 to 1907. As mayor he appointed Clarence Darrow as special counsel for traction affairs for the city of Chicago. Both Dunne and Darrow favored municipal ownership of the Chicago street railway system. He served as governor of Illinois from 1913 to 1917. In 1930 he was appointed to serve as an attorney for the Cook County Board of Election Commissioners. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-123215