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Burgesses and Postmasters of Leechburg, Pennsylvania

Burgesses of Leechburg, 1923-60 (may be incomplete!)
S. J. McDowell as of 1923 Harold B. Singleton as of 1960

Postmasters at Leechburg, 1829-1973 (may be incomplete!)
David Leech 1829-38 Philip Klingensmith 1838-40 Thomas Anslow 1840-41 David Leech 1841-42 John L. Leech 1842-45 Thomas Redpath 1845-49 John Ulam 1849-51 J. Thomas Johnston 1851-53 William Fitzgerald 1853-57 Jacob D. Shuster 1857-61 Israel P. Kerr 1861-85 William B. Jack 1885-90 Henry P. McKallip 1890-94 David K. Hill 1894-98 Isaac T. Klingensmith 1898-1908 Norman K. Coller 1908-09 John G. Duncan 1909-14 John B. Parks 1914-23 Stanley M. Wray 1923-26 John M. Walker 1926-27 Charles F. Armstrong 1927-30 Jemima E. Best 1930 Charles F. Armstrong 1930 Charles F. Armstrong 1930-31 John D. Goodbread 1931 Samuel J. McMains 1931-32 Samuel J. McMains 1932-33 James A. Sproull 1934 James A. Sproull 1934-45 James E. Clark 1945-51 James E. Clark 1951-62 Elmo Castelnuovo 1962 John F. Walker 1962-64 John F. Walker 1964-73

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1933 Dec 17: Samuel J. McMains, died in office.
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