The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
Mayors and Postmasters of Osage, Iowa

Mayors of Osage, 1871-2017 (may be incomplete!)
W. I. Belding 1871-72 William Schmedes 1872-74 Cyrus Foreman 1874-75 H. W. McNabb 1875-76 J. E. B. Morgan 1876-78 Charles Sweeney 1878-80 J. W. Annis 1880-81 J. B. Cutler 1881-83 Willard L. Eaton 1883-86 R. F. Judd 1886-87 Charles Sweeney 1887-89 E. S. Fonda 1889-93 J. W. Annis 1893-97 Charles T. Kathan 1897-1901 G. F. Humbert 1901-03 George Chandler 1903-05 O. E. Gallup 1905-07 Charles T. Kathan 1907-13 A. A. Kugler 1913-19 W. J. Towner 1919-21 S. R. Smith 1921-23 G. E. Swanson 1923-24 C. E. Juhl 1924-33 G. E. Swanson 1933-45 A. T. Brookins 1945-49 A. J. Warren 1949-53 Urban Marr 1954-55 Elgin Enabnit 1956-59 Urban Marr 1960-61 Elgin Enabnit 1962-65 James E. Millard 1966-67 Elgin Enabnit 1968-85 Louis Halvorson 1986-93 Steve Cooper 1993-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1993: Louis Halvorson, died in office.

    Postmasters at Osage, 1901-11 (may be incomplete!)
    Frank G. Atherton as of 1901-11

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