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Township Supervisors of Delta Township, Michigan

Supervisors of Delta Township, 1842-2009 (may be incomplete!)
E. S. Ingersoll 1842-43 Whitney Jones 1843-44 Samuel B. Dayton 1844-45 Whitney Jones 1845-46 Addison Hayden 1846-52 J. T. Dorrel 1852-54 Addison Hayden 1854-55 Charles Burr 1855-56 J. T. Dorrel 1856-57 Charles Burr 1857-58 Chauncey Goodrich 1858-61 Charles Burr 1861-62 Fernando Ward 1862-63 Chauncey Goodrich 1863-64 J. R. Hines 1864-66 A. Ingersoll 1866-68 Fernando Ward 1868-69 Rodney W. Choate 1869-74 Charles Slocum 1874-77 Zenas Cook 1878-79 Samuel Nixon 1879-80 William T. Holloway as of 1924 William T. Holloway as of 1929-32 Edmund T. Miller as of 1933-37 Clarence G. Farnsworth as of 1940-55 Alfred G. Marquardt as of 1957-61 Alfred G. Marquardt as of 1968 Wesley G. Jeltema as of 1969 Theodore L. Early as of 1971-73 Joseph E. Drolett as of 1979-88 Barbara Barrett as of 1990-91 Joseph E. Drolett as of 1993-2007 Kenneth Fletcher as of 2009

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1868: A. Ingersoll, resigned; Fernando Ward, appointed.
  • 1900 Apr 2: William H. Crane (Dem), elected.
  • 1913 Apr 7: Carl Schaivly (Rep), elected.
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