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A ticket listing a single election choice to fill the political seats of the city of Coralville. Elections were held annually in March from 1874-1953; in 1954, elections were moved to November. (Lovetinsky et al., p. 86).

This ticket states the…

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A ticket listing a single election choice to fill the political seats of the city of Coralville. Elections were held annually in March from 1874-1953; in 1954, elections were moved to November. (Lovetinsky et al., p. 86).

This ticket states the…

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A ticket listing a single election choice to fill the political seats of the city of Coralville. Elections were held annually in March from 1874-1953; in 1954, elections were moved to November. (Lovetinsky et al., p. 86).

This ticket states the…

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A photograph of Delos and Nelle (Gaunt) Francis sitting on a doily-covered sofa. He wears a tie and suit jacket, while she wears a long dress with a lacy collar.

Delos Francis was born on April 4, 1885 to Charles and Mary Ellen (Clark) Francis in…

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A formal portrait of Alvaretta (Francis) Edwards, circa late 1880s-1890s.

Alvaretta was born to Charles and Mary Ellen (Clark) Francis of Coralville, Iowa in 1873. In 1902, she married Al Edwards. They had two children: Edith Mary (b. 1910) and…

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The John Davis family home, as pictured from the back. The basement, which held the kitchen, faced the Iowa River.

John Davis was born on September 25, 1834 in Franklin County, Massachusetts. On December 25, 1856, he married a woman named Martha…

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Loran Kohl and Mary Elizabeth (Hipp) Conklin at a wedding. He wears a suit, with a tie, white boutonniere, and cane; she wears a short sleeved dress, hat, corsage, and gloves. Flowers and an ornate altar can be seen behind them, and the white fabric…

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Albert O. Carlton leans against a doorway to a brick building in what looks to be an alleyway. Both hands in his pockets, he wears a three piece suit and a bowler cap. A camera appears to be perched on a stand of some kind in the right side of the…

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Ezekiel Clark, Jr. sits for a portrait with his young daughter, Lillian.

Ezekiel Clark, Jr. was born on August 20, 1869* to John Henry and Mary (McCullough) Clark in Clarksville, Iowa. He married Emma Borts on September 12, 1888. Ezekiel served…

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Robert Rogers served as on the City Council for eight years before being elected for Mayor. He took office in 1972, overseeing the expansion of the water and the sewage plant, a sign ordinance, and the city's centennial celebration in 1973. He served…

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Clarence H. Wilson served on the City Council starting in 1962. During his second term, Mayor Robert Schreffler suffered a fatal heart attack. Wilson was chosen to step in to finish the term. He was re-elected as Mayor of Coralville for three terms,…

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Robert Grant Schreffler served on the City Council for two years before being elected Mayor of Coralville for the 1964-1965 term. His term was cut tragically short; during a Council meeting on April 21, 1964, Mayor Schreffler suffered a fatal heart…

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After serving two years on the City Council, Daniel Ray Fesler was elected as Mayor of Coralville for the 1962-1963 term. Mayor Fesler oversaw the replatting of the cemetery, the appointment of the first City Engineer and Buildings Inspector, and the…

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Merritt A. Ewalt served on the Town Council for three years, starting in 1942. In November of 1944, Ewalt was appointed Mayor of Coralville after Mayor Harold Breece resigned. Ewalt served for nine years, ending in 1953. He was employed by the…

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Harold Lee Breece served Coralville as a Town Councilman for six years, starting in 1937. When Mayor Maurice Dever died in office of February 1943, Breece was appointed to finish the term. He was elected for a second term, but resigned in November of…

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Edward Koser was elected as the eleventh Mayor of Coralville in 1902. He remained in office for thirty-three years, until his death in 1935. He opened Koser's Grocery Store in 1914.

Koser's time in office was marked by change, including the…

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James Paintin, Sr. first came to Coralville in 1882. After serving as a Town Councilman from 1890-1891 and 1895-1896, Paintin was elected as the tenth Mayor of Coralville in 1897. He stayed in office until 1901, for a total of five terms. He served…

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Ezekiel Clark, Jr. served as the seventh Mayor of Coralville in 1894. He was also a Town Councilman for three terms in 1889, 1890, and 1892 (Lovetinsky et al., p. 76, 83).

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Charles A. Koser was the sixth elected Mayor of Coralville, serving in 1893. He also acted as the City Recorder from 1891-1892, and was a Town Councilman in 1898-1899 and 1901-1902 (Lovetinsky et al., p. 76, 83).

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C.F. (Fred) Robinson served Coralville as a Town Marshal and as a Town Councilman. When Mayor Edward Koser died in office in 1935, Robinson was appointed the twelfth Mayor of Coralville. While he was elected as mayor for the 1936 term, he resigned on…
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