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Mayors and Postmasters of Boise, Idaho


Mayors of Boise, 1866-2004 (may be incomplete!)
Ephraim Smith 1866-67 Henry E. Prickett 1867-68 Thomas B. Hart 1868-69 Charles Himrod 1869-72 George M. Twitchell 1872-73 Thomas E. Logan 1873-75 John Lemp 1875-76 Thomas E. Logan 1876-78 Charles Himrod 1878-79 Cyrus Y. Jacobs 1879-80 Charles P. Bilderback 1880-81 James A. Pinney 1881-85 Sol Hasbrouck 1885 Joseph W. Huston 1885-87 Peter J. Pefley 1887-89 James A. Pinney 1889-93 Peter Sonna 1893-95 Walter E. Pierce 1895-97 Moses Alexander 1897-99 James H. Richards 1899-1901 Moses Alexander 1901-03 James H. Hawley 1903-05 James A. Pinney 1905-07 John M. Haines 1907-09 Joseph T. Pence 1909-11 Harry Fritchman 1911-12 Arthur Hodges 1912-15 Jeremiah Robinson 1915-16 Samuel H. Hays 1916-19 Ern G. Eagleson 1919-21 Eugene B. Sherman 1921-25 Ern G. Eagleson 1925-27 Herbert F. Lemp 1927 Walter F. Hansen 1927-29 James P. Pope 1929-33 Ross Cady 1933 J. J. McCue 1933-35 Bryon E. Hyatt 1935-36 James L. Edlefsen 1936-39 James L. Straight 1939-41 H. Westerman Whillock 1941-42 Austin A. Walker 1942-45 Samuel S. Griffin 1945-46 H. Westerman Whillock 1946-47 Potter P. Howard 1947-51 Russell E. Edlefsen 1951-59 Robert L. Day 1959-61 Eugene W. Shellworth 1961-65 Jay S. Amyx 1966-73 Richard R. Eardley 1974-85 Dirk Kempthorne 1986-93 H. Brent Coles 1993-2003 Carolyn Terteling-Payne 2003 David H. Bieter 2004-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1871: John Hailey, elected, but never took office.
  • 1885 Nov 5: Sol Hasbrouck, resigned.
  • 1927 May 6: Herbert F. Lemp, died in office.
  • 1933 Feb 13: James P. Pope, resigned.
  • 1936 Nov 11: Bryon E. Hyatt, died in office.
  • 1942 May 11: H. Westerman Whillock, resigned.
  • 1945 Oct 31: Austin A. Walker, died in office.
  • 1946 Feb 25: Samuel S. Griffin, resigned; H. Westerman Whillock, appointed.


    Postmasters at Boise, 1864-1974 (may be incomplete!)
    Bolivar B. Bishop 1864-65 Alonzo G. Cook 1865 Joseph H. Misener 1865-66 Robert H. Lindsay 1866-69 Thomas E. Logan 1869-73 John A. Post 1873-83 Jeremiah McKean 1883-85 John A. Post 1885-86 Thomas B. Gess 1886-88 Charles P. Bilderback 1888-89 Emerie R. Leonard 1889-93 Edgar B. Tage 1893-97 Warren C. Fenton 1897-1910 John McMillan 1910-14 Peter M. Davis 1914-23 Louis W. Thrailkill 1923-35 Harry L. Yost 1935-50 Joe R. Williams 1950-52 James F. Hughes 1952-62 John G. Rost 1962-63 John G. Rost 1963-74

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