Mayor Alvin Warren Green, undated

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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, Illinois.

As Mayor, Green oversaw the building of a new fire house and the purchase of a firetruck, the start of garbage collection services, and the beginning of a house numbering system.

Alvin Green was born on January 8, 1904 in Brewster, Colorado. As a United States Marine Corps member, he met Lucy L. Fairchild in Peking, China. They married after returning to the States in August 23, 1930. After graduating from the University of Iowa in 1940, the Greens moved to Peoria, Illinois, and then to Tacoma, Washington. Alvin worked as a environmental engineer in various capacities and taught as a professor at the University of Washington. After Alvin retired in 1954, the Greens became commercial fishermen in southeast Alaska (Lovetinsky et al., p. 78). Alvin died in February of 1983; his wife Lucy survived him by eleven years, dying in April of 1994 (Ancestry Library).

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Coralville Public Library. Coralville Digital History Library.

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“Mayor Alvin Warren Green, undated,” Coralville Digital History Library, accessed December 2, 2022, https://coralvilledigitalhistory.omeka.net/items/show/101.

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