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Mayors and Postmasters of Great Falls, Montana


Mayors of Great Falls, 1888-2012 (may be incomplete!)
Paris Gibson 1888-89 J. H. Fairfield 1889-92 C. M. Webster 1892-97 R. J. Fitzgerald 1897-99 John A. Collins 1899-1903 J. W. Freeman 1903-05 H. H. Ewing 1905-09 F. P. Auerbach 1909 Charles F. Murphy 1909-11 James W. Speer 1911-13 N. T. Lease 1913-15 A. J. Fousek 1915-19 L. Newman 1919-21 R. M. Armour 1921-23 Harry B. Mitchell 1923-29 A. J. Fousek 1929-33 M. C. Grinde 1933-35 A. J. Fousek 1935-37 Julius J. Wuerthner 1937-41 Ed Shields 1941-45 Fritz Norby 1945-47 J. C. Johnson 1947-49 T. G. Bradford 1949-51 James B. Austin 1951-55 Russell Conklin 1955-57 John W. Steffani 1957-59 William H. Swanbery 1959-63 Marian S. Erdmann 1963-67 John J. McLaughlin 1967-73 Curtis A. Ammondson 1973-75 Donald L. Ostrem 1975-77 John C. Bulen 1977-79 Eugene B. Thayer 1979-81 Shirley A. Kuntz 1981-83 Robert A. Worthington 1983-85 Roger L. Anderson 1986-87 Ardi Aiken 1988-91 Gayle Morris 1992-95 Bob Deming 1996-97 Joan Bennett 1998-99 Randall H. Gray 2000-05 Dona R. Stebbins 2006-09 Michael Winters 2010-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 2005 Nov 8: Dona R. Stebbins, elected; Randall H. Gray, defeated.
  • 2007 Nov 6: Dona R. Stebbins, elected; Ed McKnight, defeated; Susan M. Kahn, defeated; Larry H. Steele, defeated.
  • 2009 Nov 3: Michael Winters, elected; Bill Bronson, defeated.
  • 2011 Nov 8: Michael Winters, elected; Stuart Lewin, defeated.


    Postmasters at Great Falls, 1887-1901 (may be incomplete!)
    Paris Gibson as of 1887 H. O. Chowen as of 1901

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