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Mayors and Postmasters of Jefferson City, Missouri


Mayors of Jefferson City, 1839-1981 (may be incomplete!)
Thomas L. Price as of 1839-42 A. C. Shoup as of 1902 Louis S. Rephlo as of 1919 Paul C. Hunt as of 1921 Cecil W. Thomas as of 1925 E. W. Jenkins as of 1929 Jesse N. Owens as of 1943-45 James T. Blair, Jr. as of 1947-48 Lawrence Lutkewitte 1950-51 Arthur W. Ellis 1951-57 C. Forrest Whaley 1962-63 John G. Christy 1963-73 George Hartsfield as of 1979-81

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1947: James T. Blair, Jr., elected.
  • 1951: Arthur W. Ellis (Dem), elected; Lawrence Lutkewitte (Rep), defeated.
  • 1955 Apr 5: Arthur W. Ellis (Dem), elected unopposed.


    Postmasters at Jefferson City, 1823-1972 (may be incomplete!)
    Josiah Ramsay, Jr. 1823-29 George W. Miller 1829-41 George W. White 1841-44 Abraham Fulkerson 1844-49 Alfred Basye 1849 Thomas W. Cloney 1849-53 William H. Crawford 1853-54 John S. McCracken 1854-57 John M. Dixon 1857-61 Allen P. Richardson 1861-67 Bettie Lackey 1867-69 Ella Matson 1869-77 Oscar G. Burch 1877-81 Jacob Steininger 1881-86 William G. McCarty 1886-90 Joseph Stampfli 1890-94 George J. Vaughan 1894-98 George F. Robinson 1898-1903 William W. Wagner 1903-11 Julius H. Conrath 1911-15 J. Thomas Fisher 1915-23 Benjamin H. Linhardt 1923-24 Benjamin H. Linhardt 1924-33 Nell L. Pool 1933-34 Albert Linxwiler 1934-43 Chester Alan Platt 1943-44 Chester Alan Platt 1944-58 Levi Anderson Carnes 1958 Fred H. Tanner 1958-61 William C. Blair 1961-62 William C. Blair 1962-72

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