Coralville City Ticket for John Davis, 1877

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Description

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 following:

"Coralville City Ticket
For Mayor, John Davis.
For Recorder, J.M. Curry.
For Trustees, John H. Clark. John Williams. J.C. Wilson. Patrick McGahn. Chas. E. Robinson.
For Treasurer, Thomas R. Hatchett.
For Assessor, McDonald Stewart.
For Street Commissioner, Thomas Curry.

This ticket was most likely printed for the 1877 election and won, as the men listed filled those positions that year. John Davis was also elected to serve as mayor for the years 1876, 1878, 1879, 1885, and 1886 (Lovetinsky et al., p. 82-83).

Publisher

Coralville Public Library. Coralville Digital History Library.

Date

1877

Rights

Educational use only, no other permissions given.

Format

jpeg

Language

English

Type

Coverage

Coralville, Iowa

Files

2004.42.1.jpg

Citation

“Coralville City Ticket for John Davis, 1877,” Coralville Digital History Library, accessed January 21, 2022, https://coralvilledigitalhistory.omeka.net/items/show/243.

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