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Historical Treasure: First female mayor of Chicago has Vigo County ties | Valley Life

In 2019 when Lori Lightfoot was elected mayor of Chicago, she became the first African American female mayor of that city, but not the first female — that honor went Jane Byrne. In 1987, this protégé of long time Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley and underdog became the first female mayor of Chicago. Byrne, a […]

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