Edward Scholl

A photo of former Chicago Ald. Edward Scholl (41st) at an unidentified location in 1975. Scholl, one of the rare <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORGOV0000004" title="Republican Party" href="/topic/politics/parties-movements/republican-party-ORGOV0000004.topic">Republicans</a> in the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORGOV000076" title="Chicago City Council" href="/topic/politics/chicago-city-council-ORGOV000076.topic">Chicago City Council</a>, pleaded guilty in 1975 to taking $6,850 in bribes from a contractor to permit zoning changes in his ward. He served six months in prison and became president of the local Kiwanis club when he returned to his Northwest Side community.

( Tribune file photo / January 1, 1975 )

A photo of former Chicago Ald. Edward Scholl (41st) at an unidentified location in 1975. Scholl, one of the rare Republicans in the Chicago City Council, pleaded guilty in 1975 to taking $6,850 in bribes from a contractor to permit zoning changes in his ward. He served six months in prison and became president of the local Kiwanis club when he returned to his Northwest Side community.

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