A Study in Boss Politics: William Lorimer of Chicago

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Table of Contents
1. The Making of a Political Boss3
2. Victory through Organization24
3. Reaching beyond Cook County: The Election of 189648
4. The Political Machine as Public Servant65
5. The Federal Faction versus the State Faction, 1896-190289
6. A Boss No Longer115
7. An Urban Politician in the House of Representatives, 1895-1901, 1903-09142
8. A Boss out of Power, 1904-08172
9. William Lorimer: U.S. Senator from Illinois199
10. From Exposé to Senate Vindication233
11. The Lorimer Case Reopened268
12. Senate Expulsion293
Epilogue308
APPENDIX A. A Note on the Analysis of Chicago Voting Behavior317
APPENDIX B. Chicago Major and Minor Party Percentages, 1892-1912320
APPENDIX C. Intra- and Inter-Party Correlations, 1908 Republican Primary and 1908 Election322
APPENDIX D. Nationality of Chicago Registered Voters, 1892324
APPENDIX E. Composition of the Population of Chicago, 1910326
APPENDIX F. Chicago Population, 1910: Foreign-Born and Native- Born of Foreign-Born Parents Combined330
Bibliography335
Index359

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