John C. Dore
|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. 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.
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.