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Mayors and Postmasters of Shawnee, Kansas


Mayors of Shawnee, 1922-2008 (may be incomplete!)
C. H. Larsen 1922-23 A. J. VanWinkle 1923-25 M. A. Summerour 1925-31 William Gastl 1931-33 M. N. Bartleson 1933-35 Carl King 1935-39 L. D. Trewett 1939-41 Fred Mitchell 1941-45 Thomas Davis 1945-47 Lloyd G. Charpie 1947-51 C. Glen Ralston 1951-53 Hallis Garnett 1953-54 Bryant Lowe 1954-57 Donald Wilson 1957-58 Wilbur Hook 1958-65 James F. Pilley 1965-70 Clinton P. Collier 1970-73 Keith Q. Hayes 1973-77 Tony Soetaert 1977-89 Bob Best 1989-93 Jim Allen 1993-2004 Jeff Meyers 2004-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1970 Sep 1: James F. Pilley, resigned.
  • 1997 Apr 1: Jim Allen, elected; Shirley L. Douglas, defeated.
  • 1999 Apr 6: Jim Allen, elected unopposed.
  • 2001 Apr 3: Jim Allen, elected; Steven Kander, defeated.
  • 2004 Apr 6: Jeff Meyers, elected; John Patrick Segale, defeated.
  • 2008 Apr 1: Jeff Meyers, elected; Daniel P. Pflumm, defeated.


    Postmasters at Shawnee, 1883-1901 (may be incomplete!)
    B. F. Hollenbeck as of 1883 P. Wertz as of 1887 Charles R. Hollenback as of 1901

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