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Patrick Daley Thompson is an alderman in Chicago's 11th Ward. He is the grandson of Richard J. Daley and a nephew of Richard M. Daley, both of whom served as mayors of Chicago.[1]

Patrick Daley Thompson
Member of the Chicago City Council from the 11th Ward
Assumed office
May 18, 2015
Preceded byJames Balcer
Personal details
BornJuly 8, 1969
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceBridgeport, Chicago, Illinois

The son of Patricia (née Daley), a schoolteacher, and Bill Thompson, a real estate developer, following his parents' divorce, Patrick and his siblings moved to Bridgeport with their mother to be closer to her family. Thompson, who succeeded long-time alderman James Balcer, was elected to office in a runoff election in April 2015. He was sworn in on May 18, 2015.[2] The 11th Ward encompasses several neighborhoods on Chicago's South Side, including Bridgeport, where Thompson was raised and currently resides.


  1. ^ "Family connections numerous for J. Daley grandson". tribunedigital-chicagotribune.
  2. ^ "Alderman Patrick D. Thompson - profile".