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Mayor Jim Fausett holds the reins of a team of horses during the annual 4thFest parade through Coralville. American flags and city residents line 8th Street for the celebration (Walch, p. 119).

A matted portrait of Mary Ellen (Ward) Hemphill.

Mary Ellen Ward was born April 7, 1837 and grew up in Johnson County, Iowa. In 1845, her father Chauncey Ward took in a sick pioneer by the name of Joseph Kimbal Hemphill to convalesce. Eight years…

A family portrait of Joseph Kimbal Hemphill, his wife Mary Ellen, and their seven children.

Front row, left to right: Effie (Hemphill) Scales, Arch Hemphill, Mary Ellen (Ward) Hemphill, Joseph Kimbal Hemphill, and Lucy (Hemphill) Dean.


A family portrait of James Wesley Fackler, his wife Sarah Jane (Clark) Fackler, and their seven adult children. An eighth child, a daughter named Hattie, died in childhood.

James Wesley Fackler was born on March 18, 1843 in Pennsylvania. Sarah…

A formal portrait of Fred James Kriz and Mary (Chambers) Kriz.

Fred was born on February 19, 1881 in Iowa City to James and Catherine (Tempa) Kriz. Mary was born August 7, 1881 to John and Ellen (Brady) Chambers. She lived at Camp Cardinal Road…

Owen R. Morgan, Sr. served as an interim Mayor of Coralville in 1936 after Mayor C.F. Robinson resigned. His primary profession was a painter at University of Iowa.

Morgan was born on November 3, 1900 in Pacific Junction, Iowa to Jess William and…

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…

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).

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).

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…

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…

Alvin Warren Green was elected Mayor of Coralville in 1937 and held the office for three years. Green was also an engineering student at the University of Iowa during this time, and resigned in January of 1940, after graduating, to move to Peoria,…

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…

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…

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…

A formal portrait of Russell D. Slade, a prominent city resident from the 1950s to the early 1980s.

Russell D. Slade was born December 26, 1934 in Iowa City. He graduated from University High School in 1952. Two years later, on June 28, 1954, he…

A standing portrait of Emma (Borts) Clark in a long, dark dress. This was likely a photograph taken on her wedding day.

Emma Borts was born to David and Mary (Kemble) Borts in April of 1868 in Iowa City, Iowa (Ancestry Library).

In 1887, Emma…

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…

A formal portrait of Frank and Cora (Demory) Alwine on their wedding day.

Frank Alwine was born March 27, 1868 near North Liberty, Iowa. Cora was born on December 15, 1881 to Edward and Elizabeth (Lucas) Demory in Bell Plaine. In 1900, he and Cora…

A family portrait of Frank Alwine, his wife Cora, and three of their four children.

Front row, left to right: Frank Alwine, Dorothy (Alwine) [Benjamin] Schneider, and Cora (Demory) Alwine.

Back row, left to right: Ella (Alwine) [William]…
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