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Mayors and Postmasters of Corsicana, Texas


Mayors of Corsicana, 1871-1975 (may be incomplete!)
Ira P. Taylor 1871 George W. Smith 1871 Ira P. Taylor 1871 Thomas J. Haynes 1872-75 James L. Harle 1875-77 John L. Miller 1877-80 L. R. Irons 1880-83 John R. Smith 1883-85 Robert Scott Neblett 1885-88 Charles H. Allyn 1888-90 Jesse Franklin Stout 1890-92 Jink Evans 1892-94 James Emerson Whiteselle 1894-98 James Hollins Woods 1898-1900 Samuel Wister Johnson 1900-02 Edwin O. Call 1902-05 Edward Albert Johnson 1905-09 Baldwin H. Woods, Jr. 1909-13 Joshua Lucius Halbert 1913-23 Jesse Shain Eubanks 1923-25 John Smith Murchison 1925-29 Robert Lloyd Wheelock 1929-31 J. Wesley Edens 1931-35 John Smith Murchison 1935-40 John C. Calhoun 1940-47 Hubert Thomas Braselton 1947-51 Ben F. Blackmon 1951-53 Charles C. Sapp 1953-55 Walter Erwin 1955-57 J. Thomas Eady 1957-59 Robert S. Reading 1959-65 Calvin David Campbell 1965-67 Hermon L. Roberts 1967-69 William Polk Murchison 1969-71 Sue Youngblood 1971-75

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1940: John Smith Murchison, resigned.
  • 1951 Apr 3: Ben F. Blackmon, elected.
  • 1961 Apr 4: Robert S. Reading, elected.


    Postmasters at Corsicana, 1849-1973 (may be incomplete!)
    R. N. White 1849-52 Hamptom McKinney 1852-53 Joel D. Hicks 1853-54 M. V. Powell 1854 Lucious T. Wheeler 1854-56 Robert G. Leetch 1856-58 David B. Smith 1858-59 John L. Miller 1859 R. A. VanHorn 1859 Turner W. Garner 1859-60 Julius A. Oakes 1860-62 Abraham Duren 1862-66 Harriet A. Trent 1866 Alexander H. Davis 1866-68 John T. Parrish 1868 William T. Parrish 1868-71 David Page 1871 George W. Smith 1871-72 Robert J. Shelton 1872-76 Isaak Baum 1876-79 Pauline Wood 1879-81 Henry M. Ryan 1881-84 Adolph Zadek 1884-86 Andrew F. Wood 1886-89 Adolph Zadek 1889-93 Nathaniel J. Mills 1893-98 Louis C. Revare 1898-1901 James W. A. Clark 1901-06 Harris E. Kinsloe 1906-14 Archie N. Justiss 1914-23 Pierce Mayer 1923-33 Hugh Loper 1933 Albert A. Allison 1933-34 Albert A. Allison 1934-43 Grover C. Hudson 1943-44 Grover C. Hudson 1944-56 Charles E. Rittersbacher 1956-57 Charles E. Rittersbacher 1957-67 William C. Galloway 1967-68 William C. Galloway 1968-73

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