MAHONEY, William Frank, (1856 - 1904)

"Around the Capital" (detail), engraving, Thomas Fleming, 1902, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives

MAHONEY, William Frank, a Representative from Illinois; born in Chicago, Ill., February 22, 1856; educated in the public schools of Chicago; engaged in mercantile pursuits in 1876; served as alderman in the Chicago City Council from 1884 to 1887 and again from 1890 to 1896; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-seventh and Fifty-eighth Congresses and served from March 4, 1901, until his death in Chicago, Ill., December 27, 1904; interment in Calvary Cemetery, Evanston, Cook County, Ill.