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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 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 formal portrait of Charles and Mary (Anciaux) Koser. Charles sits in a wicker chair, while Mary stands to the left of him, her arm resting on the chair's back. She wears a long, dark dress with a brooch pinned at her neckline. A background of…

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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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Richard Hughes rings the bell on the front steps of the 1876 Coralville schoolhouse as a part of a ceremony that rededicated the building as a museum of the Johnson County Historical Society. A man holds the school door open behind Hughes, while…

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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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Rodney Bidlack was elected as the Mayor of Coralville for the 1958-1959 term. He resigned in August of 1958. Bidlack was employed as a Medical Technician in the Army Research Laboratory at University Hospitals and as the Manager of the Coralville…

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Donald J. Anciaux was elected Mayor of Coralville in the first November election for the 1954-1955 term. He continued to serve through 1957, when Rodney Bidlack was elected for the 1958-1959 term. Mayor Anciaux was reappointed after Mayor Bidlack…

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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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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,…

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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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