American newspaper editor and politician (1815-1888)
"Long" John Wentworth (5 March 1815 – 16 October 1888) was the editor of the Chicago Democrat, a two-term mayor of Chicago, Illinois, and a six-term member of the United States House of Representatives.
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- You damned fools. You can either vote for me for mayor or you can go to hell.
- Quoted in Chicago Magazine, June 2006