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Mayors and Postmasters of Moline, Illinois


Mayors of Moline, 1872-2007 (may be incomplete!)
Daniel L. Wheelock 1872-73 John Deere 1873-75 Daniel L. Wheelock 1875-77 Stillman Wheelock 1877-83 E. B. Knox 1883-85 Martin Schillinger 1885-87 Charles O. Nason 1887-89 Peter H. Wessel 1889-93 W. C. Bennett 1893-95 Gustaf Swensson 1895-99 Peter H. Wessel 1899-1903 Charles P. Skinner 1903-05 Andrew Olson 1905-11 Martin Carlson 1911-18 Clarence Trevor 1918-19 Charles P. Skinner 1919-23 C. W. Sandstrom 1923-31 John F. Huey 1931-33 A. Henry Arp 1933-45 Ezra H. Sohner 1945-49 Hjamer Oakleaf 1949-51 Paul C. Johnson 1951-57 Arnold Smith 1957-61 James Arndt 1961-69 Jesse M. McCandless 1969-73 Earl Wendt 1973-77 Lawrence Lorensen 1977-81 Robert W. Anderson 1981-89 Allen McCaulley 1989-93 Don Welvaert 2005-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1895: W. C. Bennett, defeated.
  • 1897 Apr 6: Gustaf Swensson (People's), elected; Charles W. Lundahl (Citizens), defeated.
  • 1899 Apr 4: Peter H. Wessel (Rep), elected; J. W. Morgan (People's), defeated; Gustaf Swensson (Independent Republican), defeated.
  • 1901: Gustaf Swensson, defeated.
  • 1927 Apr 19: C. W. Sandstrom, elected unopposed.
  • 2005: Don Welvaert, elected.


    Postmasters at Moline, 1887-1901 (may be incomplete!)
    D. W. Gould as of 1887 G. H. McKinley as of 1901

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