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Mayors and Postmasters of Hastings, Nebraska


Mayors of Hastings, 1909-70 (may be incomplete!)
Charles G. Ingraham as of 1913-15 Charles G. Ingraham as of 1923-25 W. M. Nelson as of 1926 William Madgett as of 1932 Charles G. Ingraham as of 1933-35 William Harm as of 1936-38 L. T. Waterman as of 1940 Roy C. Carter as of 1948 Carl E. Pratt, Sr. as of 1950 Gerald E. Mackie as of 1952-53 Wendell Foote as of 1954 Gerald E. Mackie as of 1956 Fred C. Barth 1957-59 Hans Thorne 1959 W. F. Gettman as of 1970

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1909 Apr 6: J. C. Miles, elected.
  • 1913: Charles G. Ingraham, elected.
  • 1923: Charles G. Ingraham, elected.
  • 1933: Charles G. Ingraham, elected.
  • 1935: Charles G. Ingraham, defeated; William Harm, elected.
  • 1959 Apr 7: Hans Thorne, elected; Fred C. Barth, defeated.


    Postmasters at Hastings, 1872-1973 (may be incomplete!)
    Samuel Alexander 1872-82 Charles H. Paul 1882-86 Griffith J. Evans 1886-90 James B. Hartwell 1890-94 Rainard B. Wahlquist 1894-97 Leopold Hahn 1897-1901 Jacob Fisher 1901-13 Rainard B. Wahlquist 1913-22 Peter McIntosh 1923 Harry C. Haverly 1923-33 Harold W. Snyder 1933-34 David S. Simms 1934-46 Ralph E. Dearborn 1946-50 Elton L. Pounds 1950 Elton L. Pounds 1950-65 Orville W. Cumming 1965-66 Orville W. Cumming 1966-73

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