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Mayors and Postmasters of Elizabethtown, Kentucky

Mayors of Elizabethtown, 1951-59 (may be incomplete!)
Harry M. Miller as of 1951-53 H. P. Richards as of 1954-57 Leonard T. Bean as of 1958-59

Postmasters at Elizabethtown, 1800-1982 (may be incomplete!)
George Helm 1800-04 Nathaniel Wickliff 1804-05 Robert Bleakley 1805-10 Daniel Waide 1810-16 Horatio G. Wintersmith 1816-31 John B. Helm 1831-34 Lewis Helm 1834-38 Samuel J. Stuart 1838-41 Stephen W. D. Stone 1841-43 Elisha S. Brown 1843-46 Jacob Eliot 1846-47 David H. Gardiner 1847-50 Elisha S. Brown 1850-51 Thomas S. Crutcher 1851-53 Daniel H. Gardiner 1853-55 John B. Quiggins 1855-59 William Anderson 1859-60 Hannibal Hewitt 1860-61 Samuel LaRue Hodgen 1861-64 David C. Swan Wintersmith 1864-66 Charles W. Quiggins 1866-70 David C. Swan Wintersmith 1870-71 C. S. Quiggins 1871 David C. Swan Wintersmith 1871-83 Emily T. Helm 1883-96 Frank W. Joplin 1896-99 Colmore L. Barnes 1899-1912 Marvin W. Barnes 1912-15 David L. May 1915-20 Marvin W. Barnes 1920-33 Ada J. Barnes 1933 Richard W. Wilson 1933-34 Richard W. Wilson 1934-42 Alex H. Jenkins 1942-65 Reba M. Terry 1965-67 William T. Tillotson 1967-82

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1864 Aug 15: Samuel LaRue Hodgen, died in office.
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