John C. Dore

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John C. Dore
Occupation Former President Of The Chicago Board Of Trade

John C. Dore was the first superintendent of the Chicago Public School System, president of the Chicago Board of Trade, and an Illinois State Senator.[1] He was an educator who later pursued a mercantile career and became a member of the Chicago Board of Trade and served as its president in 1866.[2][3]

Background

The New Hampshire born Dore first served in the Boston school system following graduation from Dartmouth College. His contributions to the Chicago Public School led to the naming of a school (John C. Dore Elementary School) in his honor.[4]

References

  1. Riverside, Illinois. Worldflicks.org.
  2. Descendents of Richard Dore. Dore Geneaology.
  3. THE LIFE AND TIMES OF EDWIN CHANNING LARNED. Chicago Literary Club.
  4. John C. Dore Elementary School. Chicago Public Shools.