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Term: Chicago

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Located on post-glacial plain beside Lake Michigan, noted for extremes in climate; visited by French 17th cen.; was fur-trading post, then Army post; expanded greatly in 19th cen.; destroyed by fire 1871, rebuilt incorporating skyscrapers. ranked 2nd by population in the 1980 census BGN 1949

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American, 1873 - 1958
American, born 1942
American, 1914 - 2003
American, 1928 - 2019
American, 1928 - 2019