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Charlotte, Michigan
Mayors, Village Presidents, Postmasters


Mayors of Charlotte, 1889-1938 (may be incomplete!)
Charles Bennett 1880 Albert M. Barber 1890 Leon Benedict 1927-28

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1889 Apr 1: O. E. Packard (Rep), elected unopposed.
  • 1896 Apr 6: Robert Donovan (Dem), elected.
  • 1928 Apr 2: Carl Cox (Dem), elected; Leon Benedict (Rep), defeated.
  • 1932 Apr 4: Claude S. Knowles, elected.
  • 1938 Apr 4: George L. Bennett (Rep), elected; Frank Higby (Dem), defeated.


    Village Presidents of Charlotte, 1871-72 (may be incomplete!)
    Earl T. Church as of 1871-72


    Postmasters at Charlotte, 1871-1911 (may be incomplete!)
    George B. Fleming as of 1871 Frederick E. Leiter as of 1873-83 C. S. Barrett as of 1887 F. G. Warren as of 1891 William M. Beekman 1898-1903 Harry T. McGrath as of 1911

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