The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
Independence Township, Michigan
including Clarkston
Township Supervisors, Mayors, Postmasters

Supervisors of Independence Township, 1904-2009 (may be incomplete!)
Clarence K. Phillips as of 1933 Floyd Andrews as of 1936-55 Dale A. Stuart as of 2001-04 David Wagner as of 2005-09

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1904 Apr 4: LeRoy N. Brown (Dem), elected; J. A. Loan (Rep), defeated.
  • 1905 Apr 3: J. Leroy Davis (Dem), elected; G. C. Selden (Rep), defeated.
  • 2000 Aug 8: Dale A. Stuart (Rep), nominated; Gary R. Stonerock (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 2000 Nov 7: Dale A. Stuart (Rep), elected unopposed.
  • 2004 Aug 3: David Wagner (Rep), nominated; Dale A. Stuart (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 2004 Nov 2: David Wagner (Rep), elected unopposed.

    (was part of Independence Township)

    Mayors of Clarkston, 2010-12 (may be incomplete!)

    Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 2010 Nov 2: Joe Luginski, elected unopposed.
  • 2012 Nov 6: Joe Luginski, elected unopposed.

    Postmasters at Clarkston, 1871-1911 (may be incomplete!)
    Nelson Abbey as of 1871 Phebe I. Abbey as of 1873 P. J. Abbey as of 1881 George W. King as of 1883 J. H. Dresser as of 1887 George W. King as of 1891 John T. P. Smith as of 1901-11

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