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Mayors and Postmasters of Berwyn, Illinois

Mayors of Berwyn, 1925-2011 (may be incomplete!)
Frank Janda as of 1925 Frank Novotny 1933-34 Anton Janura as of 1935-42 Fred J. Mraz as of 1945 William J. Kriz as of 1947-58 Emil Vacin as of 1969 Michael A. O'Connor as of 2005-09 Robert J. Lovero as of 2009-11

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1933 Apr 4: Frank Novotny (Ind), elected; Otto Becha (Dem), defeated; Anthony Fink (Rep), defeated.
  • 1934 Jan 25: Frank Novotny, died in office.
  • 2005 Apr 5: Michael A. O'Connor (Independent Voters of Berwyn), elected; Michael J. Woodward (Dem), defeated; Ray Fron, defeated; Anthony Castrogiovanni (Rep), defeated.
  • 2009 Feb 24: Michael A. O'Connor (Independent Voters of Berwyn), nominated; John J. Meshek (Independent Voters of Berwyn), defeated in primary.
  • 2009 Apr 7: Robert J. Lovero (Dem), elected; Michael A. O'Connor (Independent Voters of Berwyn), defeated; Alex Bojovic, defeated; Anthony Castrogiovanni (Rep), defeated.

    Postmasters at Berwyn, 1891-1970 (may be incomplete!)
    Charles E. Piper 1891-93 Arthur MacNeal 1893-95 Isaac J. Archer 1895-98 Frederick W. Morrison 1898-1909 Henry J. Faithorn 1909 Milan M. Hitchcock 1909-13 George Petertil 1913-21 Emil Straka 1921-25 Joseph J. Janda 1925-26 Joseph J. Janda 1926-37 Jerome A. Borkovec 1937 Jerome A. Borkovec 1937-57 Rex A. Carter 1957-61 Rudolph B. Beranek 1961-63 Rudolph B. Beranek 1963-70

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