William Kerr (mayor)
William Kerr (1809 – August 11, 1853), served as Mayor of Pittsburgh from 1846 to 1847.
|14th Mayor of Pittsburgh|
|Preceded by||William J. Howard|
|Succeeded by||Gabriel Adams|
|Born||November 15, 1809|
September 15, 1809
St. Clair Township, Pennsylvania
|Died||August 11, 1853 (aged 43)|
|Alma mater||University of Pennsylvania Medical School (M.D.)|
After his term in office, Kerr moved to Chartiers Township, which is now the West End of Pittsburgh. There exists today a Kerr Street in the city neighborhood of Elliott. Kerr died in 1853 and is buried in Allegheny Cemetery.
- "Cemetery Records". Allegheny Cemetery. Retrieved 16 August 2015.
- Swetnam, George (28 September 1973). "Mayors' Notebook". The Pittsburgh Press. p. 43.
- Holli, Melvin G.; Jones, Peter d'A., eds. (1981). Biographical Dictionary of American Mayors, 1820-1980. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. p. 194. ISBN 0-313-21134-5.
William J. Howard
| Mayor of Pittsburgh