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Mayors and Postmasters of Wausau, Wisconsin


Mayors of Wausau, 1872-2013 (may be incomplete!)
August Kickbusch 1872-73 Jacob Paff 1873-74 August Kickbusch 1874-75 Carl Hoeflinger 1875-76 Bartholomew Ringle 1876-77 John C. Clarke 1877-78 Daniel L. Plumer 1878-79 John E. Leahy 1879-82 Daniel L. Plumer 1882-84 John Ringle 1884-85 Rufus P. Manson 1885-87 Anton Mehl 1887-88 Ernst C. Zimmerman 1888-90 Gustave Mueller 1890-91 Robert E. Parcher 1891-94 John Miller 1894-95 Henry E. McEachron 1895-96 Emery J. Anderson 1896-97 Henry E. McEachron 1897-98 John N. Manson 1898-99 Joseph Reiser 1899-1900 Victor Alderson 1900-01 Louis Marchetti 1901-04 Ernst C. Zimmerman 1904-06 Myron H. Duncan 1906-08 John F. Lamont 1908-12 John Ringle 1912-16 Herman E. Marquardt 1916-18 John L. Sell 1918-20 Emil Flatter 1920-26 Otto Muenchow 1926-28 Alfred V. Gearhart 1928-30 Otto Muenchow 1930-35 George W. Borowitz 1935-38 August Polster 1938-42 Herbert A. Giese 1942-54 Arthur M. Smith 1954-58 Benjamin C. Schuck 1958-64 John Kannenberg 1964-88 John H. Robinson 1988-92 John D. Hess 1992-97 Jim K. Schaefer 1997-98 Linda E. Lawrence 1998-2004 James E. Tipple 2004-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1938: August Polster, elected.
  • 1940: August Polster, elected.
  • 1942: Herbert A. Giese, elected.
  • 1942 Feb 1: August Polster, died in office.
  • 1944: Herbert A. Giese, elected.
  • 1946: Herbert A. Giese, elected.
  • 1948: Herbert A. Giese, elected.
  • 1950: Herbert A. Giese, elected.
  • 1952: Herbert A. Giese, elected.
  • 1958: Benjamin C. Schuck, elected.
  • 1960: Benjamin C. Schuck, elected.
  • 1962: Benjamin C. Schuck, elected.
  • 1964: John Kannenberg, elected.
  • 1968: John Kannenberg, elected.
  • 1972: John Kannenberg, elected.
  • 1976: John Kannenberg, elected.
  • 1980: John Kannenberg, elected.
  • 1984: John Kannenberg, elected.
  • 1988: John H. Robinson, elected.
  • 1992: John D. Hess, elected.
  • 1996: John D. Hess, elected.
  • 1997: John D. Hess, resigned.
  • 1998: Linda E. Lawrence, elected.
  • 2000: Linda E. Lawrence, elected.
  • 2004: James E. Tipple, elected.
  • 2008: James E. Tipple, elected.
  • 2012: James E. Tipple, elected.


    Postmasters at Wausau, 1887-1975 (may be incomplete!)
    V. Bingle as of 1887 A. W. Trevett as of 1901-05 Frederick R. Becker 1934-37 Oscar L. Ringle 1937-45 Mabel F. Bachhuber 1945-46 Donald J. MacCormick 1946-49 George R. Schoenfeld 1949-55 Neal E. Jones 1955-56 Neal E. Jones 1956-75

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