Former Evanston Mayor Lorraine Morton Dies

David Marsett
September 09, 2018 - 5:44 pm

Lorraine Morton /City of Evanston


EVANSTON (WBBM NEWSRADIO) – Former Evanston mayor Lorraine Morton has died.

She died Saturday evening, three months short of what would have been her 100th birthday.

Her death was announced by Mayor Steve Hagerty, who said, Evanston had lost a remarkable woman.

Morton was the city's longest-serving mayor, serving four, four-year terms. She was the city's first African-American mayor.