Richard M. Daley Quotes

They are not valuable wetlands. They are degraded industrial wastelands.

 
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Richard M. Daley
Richard M. Daley
  • Born: April 24, 1942
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Politician

Richard Michael Daley is an American politician, lawyer, and author who served as the 43rd Mayor of Chicago, Illinois from 1989 to 2011. Daley was elected mayor in 1989 and was reelected five times until declining to run for a seventh term. At 22 years, he was the longest-serving Chicago mayor, surpassing the tenure of his father, Richard J. Daley.