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John Greg Nichols (1813 – 1898) was a businessman, builder, and politician.

He lived in the first brick house to be built in Los Angeles, California, and served as Mayor of Los Angeles in 1852 and 1853 and again from 1856 to 1859.

His son was the first American to be born in the city, and he was the first mayor to expand the city.

John G. Nichols is interred in Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles.

Preceded by
Benjamin Davis Wilson
Mayor of Los Angeles, California
Succeeded by
Antonio F. Coronel
Preceded by
Manuel Requena
Mayor of Los Angeles, California
Succeeded by
Damien Marchessault


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