The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
Greenwood, South Carolina
including Woodville
Mayors, Postmasters

Mayors of Greenwood, 1953-54 (may be incomplete!)
Alex Woodle as of 1953 R. E. McCaslan as of 1954

Postmasters at Greenwood, 1850-1959 (may be incomplete!)
Milton Osborn 1850-52 Tarlton P. Moseley 1852 Felix G. Parks 1852-61 Alexander D. Reynolds 1861 Milton Osborn 1865-68 Felix G. Parks 1868-83 L. C. Waller 1883-84 R. R. Tolbert 1884-85 Felix G. Parks 1885-88 Georgia C. Williams 1888-89 R. R. Tolbert 1889-94 Lewis M. Moore 1894-1906 P. Brooks Connor 1906-10 F. H. Fetzer 1910-14 George B. Bailey 1914-19 Charles R. Calhoun 1919-24 Elizabeth Tolbert 1924-30 Hugh E. Giles 1930-32 Charles D. Blaylock 1932-33 Ernest R. Rosenberg 1933 George N. Burnett 1933-34 George N. Burnett 1934-44 Grover C. Henderson 1944-57 Alex Woodle as of 1959

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1888 Jul 6: Felix G. Parks, died in office.

    (now Greenwood)

    Postmasters at Woodville, 1837-50 (may be incomplete!)
    Albert Waller 1837-39 Thomas B. Byrd 1839-42 George W. Curtiss 1842-46 Milton Osborn 1846 James H. Giles 1846-47 Milton Osborn 1847-50

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