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JFK and Daley at Comiskey Park 1959

JFK and Daley at Comiskey Park 1959

Sen. John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts and Mayor Richard J. Daley at right enjoy both a game of baseball and the game of politics at Comiskey Park in 1959. The man at left wearing a hat is not identified. The young man is the foreground is a future mayor of Chicago, Mayor Richard M. Daley. The younger Daley was about 17 when this photo was taken. Mayor Richard J. Daley was honored by the Illinois State Society of Washington, DC at the annual dinner in 1966. Mayor Richard M. Daley was a guest of honor and Outstanding Illinoisan Award winner on Jan. 19, 1997 at the Illinois State Society Presidential Gala in Washington. Mayor Richard M. Daley broke his father's record for years serving in the office of mayor and they were only the seond father and son to serve as mayor since Mayor Cater Harrison, Sr. and Mayor Carter Harrison, Jr. in the 1890s.

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