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Mayors and Postmasters of Manistee, Michigan

Mayors of Manistee, 1880-2007 (may be incomplete!)
George A. Hart as of 1894-95 Arne E. Hansen as of 1952-53 William Hansen as of 1954 Thomas J. Ramsdell as of 1955 James A. MacGregor as of 1956 S. C. Flarity as of 1967 Richard Mack as of 2005 Cyndy Fuller as of 2007

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1880 Apr 5: John Kinsley (Dem), elected.
  • 1889 Apr 1: Robert R. Blacker (Dem), elected.
  • 1900 Apr 2: Charles Canfield (Rep), elected.
  • 1904 Apr 4: William Wente, elected.
  • 1908 Apr 6: August Field (Rep), elected.
  • 1909 Apr 5: William J. Barnhart (Rep), elected.
  • 1910 Apr 4: W. E. Brown (Dem), elected.
  • 1912 Apr 1: William R. Hall (Dem), elected.
  • 1919 Apr 7: C. C. Webb, elected.
  • 1936 Apr 6: Harold L. Hill (Municipal Improvement League), elected; John Smejskal (Socialist), defeated.

    Postmasters at Manistee, 1871-1911 (may be incomplete!)
    L. S. Ellis as of 1871 B. McCutcheon as of 1881 J. A. Thompson as of 1883 James Dempsey as of 1887 Cyrus B. Lewis as of 1891 Calvin A. Palmer as of 1901 William J. Barnhart as of 1911

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