Mayor Daniel Fesler, 1960s

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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 start of the City Planning Commission. He was self-employed, owning and running Dan's Wholesale Foods and the Coral Villa Gift Shop.

Fesler was born on on December 10, 1915 to Ray A. and Bess (Liska) Fesler in Lone Tree, Iowa. He married Evelyn Kimm McCormick; together, they moved to Coralville in 1939. Fesler served during World War II as a Military Policeman and radio operator, and after being awarded the Purple Heart, returned to Coralville. He and Evelyn had two sons: Jackie and David (Lovetinsky et al., p. 80).

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Coralville Public Library. Coralville Digital History Library.

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Coralville, Iowa

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“Mayor Daniel Fesler, 1960s,” Coralville Digital History Library, accessed September 18, 2021, https://coralvilledigitalhistory.omeka.net/items/show/106.

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