Chicago Trivia Quiz #6—Answers

Aldermen Kenna and Coughlin—Hinky Dink and Bathhouse John

1. Not counting Daley #1 and Daley #2, who served longest as Mayor of Chicago?

(B) Edward J. Kelly, about 14 years (1933-1947)

2. Alderman “Bathhouse John” Coughlin got his nickname because __________.

(B) he had worked as a masseur in a bathhouse

3. Chicago’s first national political convention was held in the year _______.

(A) 1860 (Republican)

4. Which of these Chicago politicians did NOT spend time in prison?

(D) George Dunne

5. Before Barack Obama, who was the only president who had once lived in Chicago?

(C) Ronald Reagan, lived at 832 East 57th Street in 1914-15

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5 Responses to “Chicago Trivia Quiz #6—Answers”


  1. 1 Garry November 7, 2018 at 1:19 am

    Well I got 4 out of 5.
    Missed #1.

  2. 3 Beth Johnson November 7, 2018 at 4:07 pm

    I especially enjoyed the photo of Hinky Dink and Bathhouse John.

    • 4 J.R. Schmidt November 7, 2018 at 5:21 pm

      Thanks. There used to be a Chicago tavern with a large blow-up of that photo on the wall, but I can’t remember the name of the place.
      –JRS

  3. 5 benson November 8, 2018 at 4:12 pm

    That photo would have fit perfectly into the photo montage in the opening credits of “Cheers”.


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