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Mayors and Postmasters of Ionia, Michigan


Mayors of Ionia, 1873-1967 (may be incomplete!)
Frederick Hall 1873 George W. Webber 1874-75 James M. Kidd 1876-78 E. H. Stanton 1879-80 James M. Kidd 1881 Allen B. Morse 1882 A. J. Webber 1883 George S. Cooper 1884 Colley B. Wisner 1885 John Doyle 1886 Thomas F. McGarry 1887 Humphrey R. Wagar 1888 Michael L. Steele 1889 Adolphus A. Ellis 1890-91 F. M. Davis 1892 George Gundrum 1893 John B. Chaddock 1894 Gregg Williams 1895-96 Adolphus A. Ellis 1897-1900 James Scully 1900-01 John F. Bible 1902-03 F. C. Miller 1904 E. F. Gallagher 1905 Robert Baird 1906 John F. Bible 1907 George Winchell 1908 R. A. Redemsky 1909 Harvey E. Kidder 1910-11 Fred F. Workman 1912 Fred W. Green 1913-25 Allen E. Stebbins 1931-33 C. Anthony Balice 1949-56 Foster I. Huber as of 1967

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1880 Apr 5: E. H. Stanton (Citizens), elected; A. F. Bell (Dem & Greenback), defeated.
  • 1900 Apr 2: James Scully (Dem), elected.
  • 1906 Apr 2: Robert Baird, elected.
  • 1908 Apr 6: George Winchell (Rep), elected.
  • 1909 Apr 5: R. A. Redemsky (Dem), elected.
  • 1910 Apr 4: Harvey E. Kidder (Dem), elected unopposed.
  • 1911 Apr 3: Harvey E. Kidder (Dem), elected; E. E. Branch (Rep), defeated.
  • 1912 Apr 1: Fred F. Workman (Rep), elected.
  • 1913 Apr 7: Fred W. Green (Rep), elected.
  • 1914 Apr 6: Fred W. Green (Rep), elected.
  • 1915 Apr 5: Fred W. Green (Rep), elected.
  • 1922 Apr 3: Fred W. Green (Rep), elected unopposed.
  • 1923 Apr 2: Fred W. Green, elected.
  • 1925 Apr 6: Fred W. Green, elected.
  • 1931 Apr 6: Allen E. Stebbins (Dem), elected; Fred Chapman (Rep), defeated.
  • 1932 Apr 4: Allen E. Stebbins, elected.
  • 1933 Apr 3: Nelson J. Spaulding (Dem), elected; Hiram H. Darling (Rep), defeated.
  • 1935 Apr 1: Foss O. Eldred (Rep), elected; Nelson J. Spaulding (Dem), defeated.
  • 1941 Apr 7: Clarence S. Johnson (Rep), elected; Frank Gaheela (Dem), defeated.
  • 1949 Apr 4: C. Anthony Balice (Dem), elected; Donald Ackerman (Rep), defeated.


    Postmasters at Ionia, 1871-1922 (may be incomplete!)
    Lewis D. Smith as of 1871 A. H. Heath as of 1881-83 A. E. Tower as of 1887 James H. Kidd as of 1891 Kimbal R. Smith as of 1901 Henry J. Horrigan as of 1911 Harvey E. Kidder as of 1914-22

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