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Mayors and Postmasters of Columbus, Indiana


Mayors of Columbus, 1877-1963 (may be incomplete!)
George W. Cooper as of 1877 Carlos S. Folger 1943-44 Robert L. Stevenson as of 1950-51 Richard L. Thayer as of 1952-55 Fred C. Owens as of 1956-59 E. A. Welmer 1963

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1942 Nov 3: Carlos S. Folger (Dem), elected.
  • 1963 Nov 5: Eret Kline (Rep), elected; E. A. Welmer (Dem), defeated.


    Postmasters at Columbus, 1821-1977 (may be incomplete!)
    William Duerson 1821-22 Samuel H. T. Woolfolk 1822 Joseph Williamson 1822-23 Ira Grover 1823-25 James W. McAchvan 1825-26 John C. Hubbard 1826-29 Samuel M. Osbourne 1829-30 John S. Mitchell 1830-31 Elisha P. Jones 1831-38 Aquilla Jones 1838-41 William Mounts 1841-44 Aquilla Jones 1844-49 Samuel A. Moore 1849-53 Asa E. S. Long 1853-56 John D. Mathes 1856-60 John S. Barkalow 1860-62 John B. Cobb 1862-65 Samuel J. Harris 1865-67 Joseph Whitten 1867-69 William M. Winkler 1869-81 Isaac T. Brown 1881-85 George W. Cooper 1885-86 George E. Finney 1886-89 Amos E. Hartman 1889-93 Thomas A. Rush 1893-97 William A. Stevens 1897-1905 William F. Coats 1905-11 John M. Davis 1911-15 Irvin A. Cox 1915-22 John C. Ballinger 1922-23 Howard J. Tooley 1923-27 Charles G. Hunter 1927-32 James E. Reed 1932-34 Clarence A. Thompson 1934-35 Clarence A. Thompson 1935-43 Charles E. Hull 1943 Charles E. Hull 1943-66 John C. Beaty 1966-67 Frank Phillips 1967-68 Elmer R. Tekulve 1968-77

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