The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
Mayors of Sullivan, Missouri

Mayors of Sullivan, 1899-2015 (may be incomplete!)
John H. Chiles 1899-1901 Joseph H. Bennett 1901-03 John H. Chiles 1903-07 Stephen H. Sullivan, Sr. 1907-09 John H. Chiles 1909-13 J. W. Bealke 1913-21 Joseph H. Bennett 1921-23 John T. Williams 1923-29 Stephen Sullivan, Jr. 1929-31 Clarence L. Johnson 1931-35 John B. Rebura 1935-37 George Hayes 1937-39 John B. Rebura 1939-43 Henry J. McCrary 1943-47 Clarence L. Johnson 1947-48 John B. Rebura 1949-51 Elmer E. Cowan 1951-53 John B. Rebura 1953-57 Oliver Downes 1957-59 George Hayes 1959-73 Charles Clonts, Sr. 1973-75 Charles D. Strauser 1975-77 Wallace O. Anderson 1977-79 Charles D. Strauser 1979-87 Glenn A. Cook 1987-90 Douglas Strauser 1990-91 Elmer E. Cowan 1991-94 Winford Politte 1995-98 Gary Pondrom 1999-2000 Karen Goddard 2001-02 James K. Schatz 2003-09 J. T. Hardy 2009-11 Thomas D. Leasor 2011-15 Dennis Watz 2015-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1955 Apr 5: John B. Rebura, elected.
  • 2015 Jan 20: Thomas D. Leasor, resigned.
  • 2015 Apr 7: Dennis Watz, elected.
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