Mayor Harold L. Breece, 1940s

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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 1944. Breece was also appointed the Civil Defense Director of Coralville by Governor Robert Blue. He was employed by the University of Iowa as a Laboratory Technician in the Serology and Bacteriology Department.

Breece was born on May 3, 1908 to Fred and Margaret (Harder) Breece in Bell Plaine, Iowa. They later moved to Iowa City. Breece married Irene Fairchild on January 1, 1930. Together they had one son (Lovetinsky et al., 78-79, 85). Irene died in 1982; Harold survived her by five years, dying in 1987 (Ancestry Library).

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Coralville Public Library. Coralville Digital History Library.

Date

1940s

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Johnson County, Iowa

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“Mayor Harold L. Breece, 1940s,” Coralville Digital History Library, accessed December 2, 2022, https://coralvilledigitalhistory.omeka.net/items/show/102.

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