Hoods quiz May 23

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Who is Jeffery Drive named after?

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Lois Schill won the last quiz.

She knew Lawrence Avenue is named for Bradford A. Lawrence, a friend of banker and subdivider Lazarus Silverman.

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After doing a quick research online, I stumbled upon this info... hopefully this is the correct answer:

It is named after I.C.R.R. (Illinois Central RailRoad) executive John B. Jeffery...

ICRR executive John B. Jeffery

Thomas B. Jeffery, an inventor and bicycle manufacturer who built and sold Rambler bicycles in Chicago from 1878 to 19000

Edward Turner Jeffrey

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