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Superior, Wisconsin
including West Superior
Mayors, Postmasters


Mayors of Superior, 1906-2000 (may be incomplete!)
Victor Linley 1906-08 Bryn Ostby 1935-41 Clyde B. Thomas as of 1952-54 Margaret Ciccone as of 2000


Postmasters at Superior, 1854-1974 (may be incomplete!)
Denis Dean 1854-61 William R. Perry 1861-64 Eber H. Bly 1864-70 William R. Perry 1870-78 George W. Perry 1878-82 Lyman H. Warner 1882-83 Sidney E. Tubbs 1883-85 John A. Bardon 1885-89 J. Lute Christie 1889-93 Joseph D. Conan 1893-97 Fred S. Thompson 1897-1903 Kirby Thomas 1903-05 Ole K. Anderson 1905-13 Fred A. Russell 1913-22 Fred S. Thompson 1922-33 Peter Skamser 1933 Bethel W. Robinson 1933-34 Bethel W. Robinson 1934-54 Ralph A. Nelson 1954-56 Ralph A. Nelson 1956-74


West Superior
(now Superior)

Postmasters at West Superior, 1885-1903 (may be incomplete!)
William V. Noad 1885-86 Alex J. McRea 1886-89 Graham L. Rice 1889-93 Thomas F. Solon 1893-97 Cassius C. Pillsbury 1897-1901 Kirby Thomas 1901-03

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