Real estate developer John Baird dies at 98

December 28, 2013 5:55:54 PM PST
John Baird, the former president of the real estate firm Baird and Warner, has died.

While his family's business is well known in Chicago, Baird will also be remembered for his fight against housing discrimination.

He died from complications of a stroke suffered just over a week ago.

Baird was 98 years old.