Library of Congress: Harrison, Hon. Carter H. of Ill.
Carter H. Harrison, a Chicago mayoral candidate, reportedly spent $500,000 on his election campaign. Harrison won the election, but was assassinated two days before the closing of the World’s Columbian Exposition, less than a year after taking office. Harrison had previously served as the Mayor of Chicago from 1879 to 1887. The exact date associated with Harrison’s election spending could not be found.
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