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Monroe Heath
28th Mayor of Chicago
In office
July 24, 1876 – April 28, 1879
Preceded byHarvey Colvin
Succeeded byCarter Harrison Sr.
Chicago Alderman from the 12th ward[1]
In office
Serving with Arba N. Waterman
Preceded bySamuel McCotter
Succeeded byS.H. McCrea
Personal details
BornMarch 27, 1827
Grafton, New Hampshire
DiedOctober 21, 1894(1894-10-21) (aged 67)
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceChicago, Illinois

Monroe Heath (March 27, 1827 – October 21, 1894) was a U.S. politician. He served as Mayor of Chicago, Illinois (1876–1879) for the Republican Party, after winning the 1876 election. He was subsequently reelected the following year, defeating Perry H. Smith.

Early life and career

Born in Grafton, New Hampshire, he took part in the California Gold Rush in 1849. In 1851, he founded the Heath & Milligan Manufacturing Company in Chicago. Illinois. He served on the Chicago City Council 1871–1876.

He served as a Chicago alderman, representing Chicago's 12th ward.[1]


After winning the 1876 election, Heath was sworn-in as Mayor of Chicago on July 24, 1876.[2]

He was subsequently reelected the following year, defeating Perry H. Smith.

He was sworn-in for his second term on April 30, 1877.[3]

His tenure as mayor ended on April 28, 1879.[4]


He died in Asheville, North Carolina. He is buried in Oak Woods Cemetery.[5]


  1. ^ a b "Centennial List of Mayors, City Clerks, City Attorneys, City Treasurers, and Aldermen, elected by the people of the city of Chicago, from the incorporation of the city on March 4, 1837 to March 4, 1937, arranged in alphabetical order, showing the years during which each official held office". Archived from the original on September 4, 2018. Retrieved December 24, 2018.
  2. ^ "Mayor Monroe Heath Inaugural Address, 1876". Chicago Public Library. Retrieved 26 May 2020.
  3. ^ "Mayor Monroe Heath Inaugural Address, 1877". Chicago Public Library. Retrieved 26 May 2020.
  4. ^ "Mayor Carter Henry Harrison III Inaugural Address, 1879". Chicago Public Library. Retrieved 26 May 2020.
  5. ^ Mayor Monroe Heath, Chicago Public Library

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