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Hastings, Michigan
Mayors, Village Presidents, Postmasters

Mayors of Hastings, 1871-2014 (may be incomplete!)
Henry A. Goodyear 1871-72 David R. Cook 1872-73 Nathan Barlow, Jr. 1873-74 William S. Goodyear 1874-76 J. W. Bentley 1876-78 R. J. Grant 1878-80 Frank Campbell as of 2014

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1896 Apr 6: R. K. Grant (Rep), elected.
  • 1938 Apr 4: William Schader (Rep), elected.

    Village Presidents of Hastings, 1855-71 (may be incomplete!)
    Alvin W. Bailey 1855-56 John W. Stebbins 1856-57 David G. Robinson 1857-58 William S. Goodyear 1858-59 I. A. Holbrook 1859-60 William S. Goodyear 1860-61 John W. Stebbins 1861-62 Willard Hays 1862-63 Daniel Cook 1863-64 John W. Stebbins 1864-65 Henry A. Goodyear 1865-66 A. P. Drake 1866-67 J. M. Russell 1867-68 A. P. Drake 1868-69 F. N. Galloway 1869-70 A. J. Bowne 1870-71

    Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1855 May 7: Alvin W. Bailey, elected; Henry A. Goodyear, defeated.

    Postmasters at Hastings, 1854-1911 (may be incomplete!)
    Nathan Barlow, Jr. 1854 John Roberts as of 1871 J. M. Nevins as of 1881 William H. Powers as of 1883 John H. Dennis as of 1887 Philo A. Sheldon as of 1891 William R. Cook as of 1901 John C. Ketcham as of 1911

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