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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Mayors, Postmasters, Village Presidents


Mayors of Sioux Falls, 1889-2010 (may be incomplete!)
Warner E. Willey 1889-90 Porter Pascal Peck 1890-94 Roy Williams 1894-96 A. H. Stites 1896-98 Burre H. Lien 1898-1900 George W. Burnside 1900-06 Frank W. Pillsbury 1906-08 W. T. Doolittle 1908-09 George W. Burnside 1909-24 Thomas M. McKinnon 1924-29 George W. Burnside 1929-34 A. N. Graff 1934-39 John T. McKee 1939-42 Joseph S. Nelson 1942 C. M. Whitfield 1942-49 Henry B. Saure 1949-54 Fay Wheeldon 1954-61 V. L. Cruisenberry 1961-67 Earl McCart 1967-68 M. E. Schirmer 1968-74 R. W. Knobe 1974-84 Joe Cooper 1984-86 Jack White 1986-94 Gary Hanson 1994-2002 Dave Munson 2002-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1942 Aug 31: John T. McKee, died in office.
  • 1967 Dec 12: V. L. Cruisenberry, died in office.


    Postmasters at Sioux Falls, 1889-1971 (may be incomplete!)
    Benjamin F. Campbell 1889-94 Alfred D. Tinsley 1894-96 Axel S. Ellis 1896-1901 George Schlosser 1901-05 A. H. Stites 1905-10 Peter J. Rogde 1910-14 Stephen Donahue 1914-21 Jefferson C. Seals 1921 Jefferson C. Seals 1921-34 Joseph A. Crowley 1934 Joseph A. Crowley 1934-54 Howard J. Wood 1954-57 Howard J. Wood 1957-71


    Sioux Falls
    (before S.D. statehood)

    Village Presidents of Sioux Falls, 1877-83 (may be incomplete!)
    Charles K. Howard 1877-81 Lyman T. Dunning 1881-82 T. T. Cochran 1882 Jacob Schaetzel, Jr. 1882-83

    Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1882 Jun 20: T. T. Cochran, died in office.


    Sioux Falls
    (before S.D. statehood)

    Mayors of Sioux Falls, 1883-89 (may be incomplete!)
    Jacob Schaetzel, Jr. 1883-85 Hiram William Ross 1885-87 John F. Norton 1887-89

    Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1883 Apr 3: Jacob Schaetzel, Jr., elected; E. A. Hubbard, defeated; D. J. Knapp, defeated.


    Sioux Falls
    (before S.D. statehood)

    Postmasters at Sioux Falls, 1867-89 (may be incomplete!)
    James Andrews 1867 Edwin D. Broughton 1867-69 Nymen Phillips 1869-70 Charles Allen 1870-72 W. F. Kiler 1872-73 John Rippus 1873-76 Alfred T. Fleetwood 1876-83 Ernest W. Caldwell 1883-85 Willard P. Carr 1885-89

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