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HISTORY OF CARROLL COUNTY IOWA

A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress and Achievement

VOLUME I ILLUSTRATED
CHICAGO THE S. J. CLARKE PUBLISHING COMPANY 1912

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Transcribed and donated by Marilyn Setzler.

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GOVERNORS OF IOWA FROM 1846 TO THE PRESENT—CONTRIBUTION OF THE STATE TO THE UNITED STATES SENATE—MEMBERS OF CONGRESS FROM THE DISTRICTS TO WHICH CARROLL COUNTY HAS BEEN ATTACHED—JUDGES OF THE DISTRICT AND CIRCUIT COURTS AND THE DISTRICTS TO WHICH CARROLL COUNTY HAS BEEN ATTACHED—SENATORS AND REPRESENTATIVES IN THE LEGISLATURE, WITH THE SENATORIAL AND REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICTS TO WHICH CARROLL COUNTY HAS BEEN ATTACHED—PRESENT FORM OF ORGANIZATION CONTINUOUS FROM 1884 —LIST OF COUNTY OFFICIALS FROM DATE OF ORGANIZATION ARRANGED 1N CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER.

 

POLITICAL CALENDAR. 

GOVERNORS OF IOWA. 

1846-1850—Ansel Briggs.

1850-1854—Stephen Hempstead.

1854-1858—James W. Grimes.

1858-1860—Ralph P. Lowe.

1860-1864—Samuel J. Kirkwood.

1864-1868—William M. Stone.

1868-1872—Samuel Merrill.

1872-1876—Cyrus C. Carpenter.

1876-1877—Samuel J. Kirkwood.

1877-1878—Joshua G. Newbold.

1878-1882—John H. Gear.

1882-1886—Buren R. Sherman.

1886-1890—William Larrabee.

1890-1894—Horace Boies.

1894-1896—Frank D. Jackson.

1896-1898—Francis M. Drake.

1898-1902—Leslie M. Shaw.

1902-1908—Albert B. Cummins.

1908-1909—Warren Garst.

1909—Beryl F. Carroll.

Beryl F. Carroll re-elected November, 1910. 

[Note—Samuel J. Kirkwood resigned February 1, 1877, to become United States senator. Joshua G. Newbold, lieutenant-governor, served as governor to end of term. Albert B. Cummins resigned November 24, 1908, to become United States senator. Warren Garst, of Carroll county, lieutenant-governor, served as governor to end of term.] 

 

UNITED STATES SENATORS

1848-1855—Augustus C. Dodge.

1848-1859—George W. Jones.

1855-1865—James Harlan.

1859-1869—James W. Grimes.

1865-1867—Samuel J. Kirkwood.

1870-1871—James B. Howell.

1867-1873—James Harlan.

1871-1877—George G. Wright.

1873-1908—William B. Allison.

1877-1881—Samuel J. Kirkwood.

1881-1883—James W. McDill.

1883-1895—James F. Wilson.

1895-1900—John H. Gear.

1900-1910—Jonathan P. Dolliver.

1908—Albert B. Cummins.

1911—Wm. S. Kenyon. 

[Note—James Harlan resigned to become secretary of the interior in the cabinet of Abraham Lincoln and Samuel J. Kirkwood was elected to fill vacancy. James W. Grimes resigned in 1869, and James B. Howell was elected to fill vacancy. Samuel J. Kirkwood resigned to accept the position of secretary of the interior (1881), and James W. McDill was appointed by the governor to fill vacancy and subsequently elected to fill unexpired term. John H. Gear died July 14, 1900. Jonathan P. Dolliver was appointed to the vacancy by governor and later elected. Senator Allison died August 4, 1908. Albert B. Cummins was elected his successor at a special session of the legislature. Mr. Cummins is now serving his second term, which expires March 4, 1913. Jonathan P. Dolliver died October 17, 1910, and Hon. Lafayette Young was appointed by Governor Carroll to succeed Dolliver. Wm. S. Kenyon, of Fort Dodge, was elected to succeed Senator Young by the legislature of 1911.]

 

MEMBERS OF CONGRESS. 

After its admission as a state the legislature of Iowa organized the state into two congressional districts of equal extent, one occupying the northern and the other the southern half of the state and called respectively the First and Second districts. This apportionment continued until 1862. These districts were represented as follows:

 1845-1847—S. Clinton Hastings, Shepherd Leffler.

1847-1849—William S. Thompson, Shepherd Leffler.

1849-1851—William F. Thompson (succeeded by Daniel F. Miller upon seat being declared vacant), Shepherd Leffler.

1851-1853—Bernhardt Henn, Lincoln Clark.

1853-1855—Bernhardt Henn, John P. Cook.

1855-1857—August H. Hall, James Thorington (first Republican elected from Iowa).

1857-1859—Samuel R. Curtis, Timothy Davis.

1859-1861—Samuel R. Curtis, William Vandever.

1861-1863—Samuel R. Curtis (upon resignation succeeded by James F. Wilson), Philip Vandever.

State sub-divided into six districts in 1862 and Carroll county attached to the Sixth district.

1863-1869—Ansell W. Hubbard.

1869-1871—Charles Pomeroy.

1871-1873—Jackson Orr.

State sub-divided into nine districts in 1872 and Carroll county attached to the Ninth district.

1873-1875—Jackson Orr.

1875-1879—Addison Oliver.

1879-1883—Cyrus C. Carpenter.

State sub-divided into eleven districts in 1882 and Carroll county attached to the Eleventh district.

1883-1885—Isaac S. Struble.

Carroll county attached to Tenth district in 1884.

1885-1889—Adonirum P. Holmes.

1889-1891—Jonathan P. Dolliver.

Upon the death of Senator Gears Mr. Dolliver was appointed by Governor Shaw as his successor, and J. P. Conner was elected to fill the vacancy.

1901-1909—James P. Conner.

1909-1911—Frank P. Wood; re-elected 1910.

 

JUDICIAL DISTRICT, JUDGES AND DISTRICT ATTORNEYS. 

Under the constitution of 1846 Carroll county by act of March 13, 1857, attached to Twelfth district, composed of the counties of Monona, Crawford, Carroll, Woodbury, Ida, Sac, Plymouth, Cherokee, Buena Vista, Sioux, O'Brien, Clay, Dickinson, Osceola and Buncombe.

Marshal F. Moore Woodbury county, elected April 6, 1857.

Under the constitution of 1857 Carroll county was set off with Adair, Audubon, Dallas, Greene, Guthrie, Madison, Warren and Polk to form the Fifth judicial district arid continued in this relation until 1872.

 

JUDGES DISTRICT COURT. 

James H. Gray, Polk county, elected October 12, 1858; re-elected in 1862; died 1865.

Charles C. Nourse, Polk county, appointed by governor October 16. 1865; resigned to take effect Aug. 1, 1866.

Hugh W. Maxwell, Warren county, appointed by the governor in 1866 to take effect Aug. 1st; elected Oct. 9th; re-elected Oct. 9, 1870.

In 1872 Carroll was set off with the Thirteenth district composed of Audubon, Cass, Carroll, Crawford, Fremont, Greene, Mills, Pottawattamie and Shelby.

J. R. Reed, Pottawattamie county, elected Nov. 5, 1872, and continued to preside over the district court until Nov. 2, 1882, when he resigned to go on the Iowa supreme bench.

C. F. Loofbourow, appointed by the governor to fill vacancy Dec. 29, 1883; elected Nov. 4, 1884.

DISTRICT ATTORNEYS. 

Hiram K. McJunkin, Mills county, elected Nov. 5, 1872.

A. R. Anderson, Fremont county, elected Nov. 7, 1876.

J. P. Conner, Crawford county, elected Nov. 2, 1880.

A. B. Thornell, Fremont county, elected Nov. 4, 1884.

 

CIRCUIT JUDGES, 1869-1884. 

Frederick O. Mott, Winterset, 1869-72; Thomas R. Stockton, Sidney, 1873-76; C. F. Loofbourow, Atlantic, 1878-86; Jos. R. Lyman, Council Bluffs, 1884.

Circuit court abolished by law.

 

DISTRICT JUDGES, SIXTEENTH DISTRICT. 

In 1886 the Sixteenth district was formed, composed of Ida, Sac, Calhoun, Crawford, Carroll and Greene.

J. H. Macomber, Ida, (1886-1889), resigned.

J. P. Conner, Crawford, (1886-1890).

Charles D. Goldsmith, Sac, appointed to fill vacancy, elected 1889, (1889-1894).

George W. Paine, Carroll, (1890-1894)

S. M. Elwood, Sac, (1894-1902).

Z. A. Church, Greene, (1894-1910).

Frank M. Powers, Carroll, (1902-).

Marion F. Hutchinson, Calhoun, ( 1911-).

 

SENATORS AND REPRESENTATIVES IN THE LEGISLATURE. 

Seventh general assembly, 1857—Twelfth legislative district, composed of the counties of Pottawattamie, Harrison, Shelby, Woodbury, Monona, Audubon, Crawford, Carroll, Calhoun, Sac, Ida, Cherokee, Buena Vista, Pocahontas, Palo Alto, Emmet, Clay, Dickinson, Osceola, O'Brien, Plymouth, Sioux, Buncombe.

Senate, W. H. Pusey.

Representative, Daniel W. Price.

Eighth general assembly, 1860—Forty-fifth representative district, composed of the counties of Crawford, Monona, Carroll and Greene.

Representative, J. W. Denison.

Eighth general assembly—Thirty-second senatorial district, composed of the counties of Monona, Crawford, Carroll, Greene, Woodbury, Sac, Ida, Calhoun, Webster, Humboldt, Pocahontas, Buena Vista, Cherokee, Plymouth, Sioux, O'Brien, Clay, Palo Alto, Kossuth, Emmet, Dickinson, Osceola and Buncombe.

Senator, John F. Duncombe.

Ninth general assembly, 1862—Sixtieth representative district, composed of the counties of Sac, Calhoun, Carroll, Green.

Representative, George S. Walton.

Ninth general assembly, Thirty-second senatorial district, composed of the counties of Harrison, Monona, Crawford, Carroll, Woodbury, Sac, Ida, Calhoun, Webster, Humboldt, Pocahontas, Buena Vista, Cherokee, Plymouth, Sioux, O'Brien, Clay, Palo Alto, Kossuth, Emmet, Dickinson, Osceola and Buncombe.

Senator, John F. Duncombe.

Tenth general assembly, 1864—Sixty-second representative district, composed of the counties of Crawford, Carroll, Monona and Sac.

Representative, Addison Oliver.

Forty-third senatorial district, composed of the counties of Harrison, Shelby, Audubon, Monona, Crawford, Carroll, Woodbury, Ida, Sac, Calhoun, Webster, Plymouth, Cherokee, Buena Vista, Winnebago, Hancock, Wright, Pocahontas, Humboldt, Sioux, O'Brien, Clay, Palo Alto, Kossuth, Emmet, Dickinson, Osceola and Buncombe.

Senator—George W. Bassett.

Eleventh general assembly, 1866—Sixty-fourth representative district, composed of Calhoun, Greene, Carroll and Audubon.

Representative, Azor R. Mills.

Forty-fifth senatorial district, composed of the counties of Harrison, Shelby, Audubon, Carroll, Greene, Crawford, Monona, Woodbury, Ida, Cherokee, Plymouth, Sioux, Osceola, O'Brien, Lyon.

Senator, Addison Oliver.

Twelfth general assembly, 1868—Sixty-third representative district, composed of the counties of Monona, Crawford and Carroll.

Representative, Stephen Tillson.

Forty-sixth senatorial district, composed of the counties of Harrison, Shelby, Audubon, Carroll, Crawford, Monona, Woodbury, Ida, Cherokee, Plymouth, Sioux and O'Brien.

Senator, Addison Oliver.

Thirteenth general assembly, 1870—Sixty-ninth district, composed of the counties of Monona, Carroll, Crawford and Ida.

Representative, J. D. Miracle.

Forty-seventh senatorial district, composed of the counties of Webster,

Greene, Carroll, Calhoun, Sac, Humboldt, Pocahontas, Buena Vista, Palo Alto, Clay, Emmet and Dickinson.

Senator, Theodore Hawley.

Fourteenth general assembly, 1872—Sixty-eighth representative district, composed of the counties of Carroll, Sac, Buena Vista, and Cherokee.

Representative, Fletcher A. Blake.

Forty-ninth senatorial district, composed of the counties of Dallas, Guthrie, Audubon, Carroll and Greene.

Senator, John J. Russell.

Fifteenth general assembly, 1874—Forty-second representative district, composed of the counties of Greene, Carroll, Calhoun and Sac.

Representative, James N. Miller.

Forty-ninth senatorial district, composed of the counties of Greene, Carroll, Crawford, Shelby, Audubon and Guthrie.

Senator, John J. Russell.

Sixteenth general assembly, 1876—Forty-second representative district, composed of Greene, Carroll, Calhoun, Sac.

Representative, Orlando H. Manning.

Forty-ninth senatorial district, composed of the counties of Greene, Carroll, Crawford, Shelby, Audubon and Guthrie.

Senator, Samuel D. Nichols.

Seventeenth general assembly, 1878—Forty-second representative district, composed of Carroll, Greene and Calhoun.

Representative, Orlando H. Manning.

Forty-eighth senatorial district, composed of Webster, Greene, Calhoun and Carroll.

Senator, John J. Russell.

Eighteenth general assembly, 1880—Seventy-third representative district, composed of Calhoun, Carroll and Greene.

Representative, S. T. Hutchinson.

Forty-eighth senatorial district, composed of Calhoun, Carroll, Greene and Webster.

Senator, John J. Russell.

Nineteenth general assembly, 1882—Seventy-third representative district, composed of Carroll, Calhoun and Greene.

Representative, F. L. Danforth.

Forty-eighth senatorial district, composed of Greene, Carroll and Calhoun.

Senator, John J. Russell.

Twentieth general assembly, 1884—Eightieth representative district, Carroll county.

Representative, Michael Miller.

Forty-eighth senatorial district, composed of Greene, Carroll and Calhoun.

Senator, John J. Russell.

Twenty-first general assembly, 1886—Eightieth representative district, Carroll county.

Representative, W. L. Culbertson.

Forty-eighth senatorial district, composed of Greene, Carroll and Calhoun.

Senator, John K. Deal.

Twenty-second general assembly, 1888—Fifty-fifth representative district, Carroll County.

Representative, Oliver Horton.

Forty-eighth senatorial district, composed of Carroll, Sac and Greene.

Senator, John K. Deal.

With the latter re-apportionment both the senatorial and representative districts have remained without change to the present time.

Twenty-third general assembly, 1890—Representative, Oliver Horton; senator, Thomas Rich.

Twenty-fourth general assembly, 1892—Representative, H. B. Hasleton; senator, Thomas Rich.

Twenty-fifth general assembly, 1894—Representative, H. B. Hasleton; senator, Warren Garst.

Twenty-sixth general assembly, 1896—Representative, John Jay; senator, Warren Garst. Extra session, 1897.

Twenty-seventh general assembly, 1898—Same as above.

Twenty-eighth general assembly, 1900—Representative, A. T. Bennett; senator, Warren Garst.

Twenty-ninth general assembly, 1902—Representative, C. C. Colclo; senator, Warren Garst.

Thirtieth general assembly, 1904—Representative, C. C. Colclo; senator, Warren Garst.

Thirty-first general assembly, 1906—Representative, C. C. Colclo; senator, Warren Garst.

Thirty-second general assembly, 1907—Representative, Edward McDonald; senator, Joseph Mattes. Extra session, 1908.

Thirty-third general assembly, 1909—Representative, Edward McDonald; senator, Joseph Mattes.

Thirty-fourth general assembly, 1911—Representative, Robert Odendahl; senator, Joseph Mattes.

 

OFFICIAL REGISTER, CARROLL COUNTY.

 

1855-56. 

County Judge—A. J. Cain.

Clerk of Courts—Levi Thompson.

Treasurer and Recorder—James White.

Sheriff—J. Y. Anderson.

Prosecuting Attorney—L. McCurdy.

Surveyor—Robert Floyd.

 

1857. 

County Judge—L. McCurdy.

Clerk of Courts—Robert Haney.

Treasurer and Recorder—Amos Basom.

Sheriff—J. Y. Anderson.

Prosecuting Attorney—L. McCurdy.*

Surveyor—Robert Floyd.

*Office abolished.

 

1857-59. 

County Judge—Thomas T. Morris.

Clerk of Courts—Noah Titus.

Treasurer and Recorder—H. L. Youtz.

Sheriff—Parker T. Puntenney.

County Superintendent—William H. Price.

Surveyor—Robert Hill, who continued in office until 1867.

 

1860-61. 

County Judge—William Shirner.

Clerk of Courts—John Monroe.

Treasurer and Recorder—L. McCurdy.

Sheriff—William Gilley.

County Superintendent—William H. Price.

Board of Supervisors 1861—Crockett Ribble, chairman; and Jacob Cretsinger.

In the year 1862, so great was the absence of the voters engaged in the Civil war, that the election was of a nominal character, and the roster of county officials remained practically without change. The legislature of 1863, however, changed the election laws to provide for annual elections.

 

1863-64. 

County Judge—W. H. Price.

Clerk of Courts—Wm. Gilley.

Treasurer and Recorder—Crockett Ribble.

Sheriff—S. A. Davis.

Superintendent of Schools—T. B. Aldrich.

Coroner—Robert Dixon.

Surveyor—Robert Hill.

Drainage Commissioner—James H. Colclo.

Board of Supervisors—Jacob Cretsinger, chairman; Levi Higgins and William Short. Mr. Higgins resigned and Enos Butrick was appointed to fill his place, and he was in turn succeeded by William Carter at the September session.

 

1864.

 

William Gilley was re-elected clerk of courts. Thomas Elwood, treasurer and recorder. The offices were otherwise without change. The offices of recorder and treasurer separated at end of 1864.

 

1865. 

County Judge—W. H. Price.

Clerk of Courts—Wm. Gilley.

Treasurer—Lafayette McCurdy.

Recorder—Thomas Elwood.

Sheriff—Strong A. Davis.

Surveyor—Robert Floyd.

Coroner—Amos W. Basom.

Board of Supervisors—John J. McCullom, chairman; Enos Butrick and George Ribble.

 

1866. 

County Judge—W. H. Price.

Clerk of Courts—William Gilley.

Treasurer—Crockett Ribble.

Recorder—H. L. Youtz.

Coroner—Amos W. Basom.

Board of Supervisors—John J. McCullom, chairman; George Ribble and G. H. Shutes.

 

1867. 

County Judge—Thomas Elwood.

Clerk of Courts—W. H. Price.

Treasurer—William Gilley.

Recorder—Thomas Elwood.

Sheriff—Strong A. Davis:

Surveyor—J. F. H. Sugg.

Superintendent of Schools—John K. Deal.

Coroner—A. P. Wilson.

Board of Supervisors—John Monroe, chairman; G. H. Shutes and E. B. Smith.

 

1868. 

County Judge—Thomas Elwood.

Clerk of Courts—W. H. Price.

Treasurer—William Gilley.

Recorder—A. Young.

Sheriff—James H. Colclo.

Superintendent of Schools—John K. Deal.

Surveyor—J. F. H. Sugg.

Coroner—A. P. Wilson.

Supervisors—John Monroe, chairman; E. B. Smith, C. Lester, John J. McCullom, Thomas Hirons, George F. Browning. Upon the resignation of E. B. Smith, Crockett Ribble was appointed his successor at the June session.

 

1869. 

County Judge—Thomas Elwood, at the expiration of whose term the office was abolished.

Clerk of Courts—John K. Deal.

Treasurer—William Gilley.

Recorder—A. Young.

Sheriff—James H. Colclo.

Surveyor—J. F. H. Sugg.

Superintendent of Schools—M. W. Beach.

Coroner—A. P. Wilson.

Supervisors—John Monroe, chairman; John J. McCullom, C. Lester, Thomas Hirons, Geo. F. Browning, J. M. Gilbert. Upon the resignation of Mr. Browning, I. Gee was, appointed to fill the vacancy.

 

1870. 

Auditor—W. H. Price.

Clerk of Courts—Orlando H. Manning.

Sheriff—A. S. Kidder.

Superintendent—M. W. Beach.

Coroner (1870-77)—D. Wayne.

Surveyor—William H. H. Bowers.

Supervisors—John Monroe, chairman; J. M. Gilbert, R. F. Wood, Robert Dixon, Levi Higgins, Lambert Kniest. Mr. Monroe resigned during the year and was succeeded by D. C. Hoagland, when the board elected a new chairman, Lambert Kniest.

 

1871. 

Auditor—W. L. Culbertson, elected in 1871 to serve out the term, W. H. Price resigned to become treasurer.

Clerk of Courts—John K. Deal.

Treasurer—W. H. Price.

Recorder—H. E. Russell.

Sheriff—P. H. Hankins.

Superintendent—M. W. Beach.

Surveyor—William H. H. Bowers.

Supervisors—O. J. Soper, chairman; W. L. Winnett, Isaac Harris.

 

1872. 

Auditor—W. L. Culbertson.

Clerk of Courts—John K. Deal.

Treasurer—W. H. Price.

Recorder—H. E. Russell.

Sheriff—H. C. Stevens.

Superintendent—Isaac A. Beers.

Surveyor—W. S. Winnett.

Supervisors—W. S. Winnett, chairman; Isaac Harris, W. H. Drew.

 

1873. 

Auditor—W. L. Culbertson.

Clerk of Courts—E. M. Betzer.

Treasurer—W. H. Price.

Recorder—H. E. Russell.

Sheriff—H. C. Stevens.

Superintendent—Isaac A. Beers.

Surveyor—W. S. Winnett.

Supervisors—O. J. Soper, chairman; Isaac Harris, W. H. Drew, Oliver Horton, Daniel Cooper.

 

1874. 

Auditor—W. O. Sturgeon.

Clerk of Courts—E. M. Betzer.

Treasurer—W. L. Culbertson.

Recorder—H. E. Russell.

Sheriff—H. C. Stevens.

Surveyor—C. L. Bailey.

Superintendent of Schools—C. I. Hinman.

Supervisors—O. J. Soper, chairman; W. H. Drew, Oliver Horton, Daniel Cooper, J. A. Coppedge. Geo. P. Wetherill succeeded Mr. Coppedge, resigned, and was afterwards elected chairman vice O. J. Soper.

 

1875. 

Auditor—W. O. Sturgeon.

Clerk of Courts—Wm. Lynch, Jr.

Treasurer—W. L. Culbertson.

Recorder—H. E. Russell.

Sheriff—H. C. Stevens.

Superintendent—C. I. Hinman.

Surveyor—L. C. Bailey.

Supervisors—Geo. L. Wetherill, chairman; O. J. Soper, Oliver Horton, D. J. McDougall, R. L. Wolfe.

 

1876. 

Auditor—E. M. Betzer.

Clerk of Courts—Wm. Lynch, Jr.

Recorder—H. E. Russell.

Treasurer—P. M. Guthrie.

Superintendent—W. F. Steigerwalt.

Surveyor—L. McCurdy.

Sheriff—Louis Bechler.

Supervisors—J. D. McDougall, chairman; Geo. P. Wetherill, R. L. Wolfe, Daniel Cooper, Peter Berger.

 

1877. 

Auditor—E. M. Betzer.

Clerk of Courts—Wm. Lynch, Jr.

Treasurer—P. M. Guthrie.

Recorder—J. L. Messersmith.

Sheriff—Louis Bechler.

Surveyor—L. M. McCurdy.

Superintendent—W. F. Steigerwalt.

Supervisors—R. L. Wolfe, chairman; Daniel Cooper, Peter Berger.

 

1878. 

Auditor—H. E. Russell.

Clerk of Courts—Wm. Lynch.

Treasurer—P. M. Guthrie.

Recorder—J. L. Messersmith.

Sheriff—Louis Bechler.

Superintendent of Schools—W. H. Bean.

Surveyor—A. Bruch.

Coroner—Peter Smith.

Supervisors—Oliver Horton, chairman; Daniel Cooper, W. L. Culbertson, Peter Berger, P. J. Koenig.

 

1879. 

Auditor—H. E. Russell.

Clerk of Courts—Wm. Lynch, Jr.

Treasurer—P. M. Guthrie.

Recorder—J. L. Messersmith.

Sheriff—Louis Bechler.

Surveyor—A. Bruch.

Coroner—Peter Smith.

Superintendent—W. H. Bean.

Supervisors—W. L. Culbertson, chairman; W. R. Ruggles, Peter Berger, P. J. Koenig, Oliver Horton.

 

1880. 

Auditor—H. E. Russell.

Clerk of Courts—Wm. Lynch, Jr.

Recorder—J. L. Messersmith.

Sheriff—Louis Bechler, whose office was declared vacant at the end of the year on account of defalcation.

Superintendent—G. W. Wattles..

Surveyor—L. C. Bailey.

Coroner—N. D. Thurman.

Supervisors—P. J. Koenig, chairman; Oliver Horton, Peter Berger, W. R. Ruggles, W. A. Overmire.

 

1881. 

Auditor—H. E. Russell.

Clerk—Wm. Lynch, Jr.

Treasurer—Wm. Arts.

Recorder—J. L. Messersmith.

Sheriff (by appointment)— John Silbaugh.

Superintendent—G. W. Wattles.

Surveyor—L. C. Bailey.

Coroner—N. D. Thurman.

 

1882.

Auditor—H. E. Russell.

Clerk of Courts—Wm. Lynch.

Treasurer—W. R. Ruggles.

Recorder—J. L. Messersmith.

Sheriff—R. J. Hamilton.

Superintendent—C. C. Colclo.

Coroner—J. B. H. Feenstra.

Supervisors—James Thompson, chairman; Geo. E. Russell, W. A. Overmire, Thomas Rich, J. Rittenmaier.

 

1883.

Auditor—H. E. Russell.

Clerk of Courts—Wm. Lynch, Jr.

Treasurer—W. R. Ruggles.

Recorder—J. P. Hess.

Sheriff—R. J. Hamilton.

Surveyor—A. Bruch.

Superintendent—C. C. Colclo.

Coroner—J. B. Feenstra.

Supervisors—W. A. Overmire, chairman; Thomas Rich, J. Rittenmeier, James E. Thompson, Geo. E. Russell.

 

1884. 

Auditor—F. M. Leibfried.

Clerk of Courts—Wm. Lynch, Jr.

Treasurer—W. R. Ruggles, vacancy created by defalcation July 9, when Peter Berger was appointed to fill out the term.

Recorder—J. P. Hess.

Superintendent—C. C. Colclo.

Surveyor—A. Bruch..

Coroner—L. S. Stoll.

Supervisors—Thomas Rich, chairman; J. Rittenmeier, W. A. Overmire, C. H. Westbrook, J. B. Graham.

 

1885. 

Auditor—F. M. Leibfried.

Clerk of Courts—J. N. Powers.

Treasurer—Peter Berger.

Recorder—J. P. Hess.

Superintendent—C. C. Colclo.

Surveyor—A. Bruch.

Coroner—L. S. Stoll.

Supervisors—W. A. Overmire, chairman; C. H. Westbrook, J. B. Graham, Joseph Rittenmeier, Thomas Rich.

 

1886. 

Auditor—F. M. Leibfried.

Clerk of Courts—J. N. Powers.

Treasurer—Peter Berger.

Recorder—J. P. Hess.

Sheriff—Sam Todd.

Superintendent—J. H. Gable.

Surveyor—W. F. Steigerwalt.

Coroner—R. R. Williams.

Supervisors—C. H. Westbrook, chairman; J. B. Graham, Joseph Rittenmeier, V. Roush, S. Bowman.

 

1887. 

Clerk of Courts—J. N. Powers..

Treasurer—Peter Berger.

Recorder—J. P. Hess.

Sheriff—Sam Todd.

Superintendent—J. H. Gable.

County Attorney—J. C. Engleman ( ?)

Coroner—R. R. Williams.

Surveyor—W. F. Steigerwalt.

Supervisors—V. Roush ( ?), chairman; J. B. Graham, S. Bowman, J. D. Walsh, Jos. Rittenmeier.

 

1888. 

Auditor—F. W. Krause.

Clerk—J. N. Powers.

Treasurer—Peter Berger.

Recorder—J. H. Browning.

Sheriff—J. W. Kennebeck.

Superintendent—F. A. Suydam.

County Attorney—J. C. Engleman.

Surveyor—A. Bruch.

Coroner—J. J. Deshler.

Supervisors—V. Roush, chairman; J. B. Graham, J. D. Walsh, Samuel Bowman, H. B. Hazelton.

 

1889. 

Auditor—F. W. Krause.

Clerk—E. M. Funk.

Treasurer—Peter Berger.

Recorder—C. H. Heitz.

Sheriff—John W. Kennebeck.

Surveyor—A. Bruch.

Superintendent—F. A. Suydam.

Coroner—J. J. Deshler.

County Attorney—J. C. Englemann.

Supervisors—J. D. Walsh, chairman; H. B. Hazelton, S. Bowman, C. Hausman.

 

1890. 

Auditor—F. W. Krause.

Clerk of Courts—E. M. Funk.

Treasurer—J. C. Delaney.

Recorder—J. M. Harris.

Sheriff—J. W. Kennebeck.

Superintendent—C. C. Colclo.

County Attorney—J. C. Engleman.

Surveyor—A. Bruch.

Coroner—J. J. Deshler.

Supervisors—H. B. Hazelton, chairman; C. Hausman, David Morgan, G. Von Glan, R. E. Dargin.

 

1891. 

Auditor—F. W. Krause.

Clerk of Courts—E. M. Funk.

Treasurer—J. C. Delaney.

Recorder—M. J. Heires.

Superintendent of Schools—C. C. Colclo.

County Attorney—J. H. Ingwersen.

Surveyor—J. H. Geising.

Coroner—J. J. Deshler.

Supervisors—H. B. Hazleton, chairman; C. Hausman, Daniel Morgan, G. Von Glan, R., E. Dargin.

 

1892. 

Auditor—F. W. Krause.

Clerk—E. M. Funk.

Treasurer—J. C. Delaney.

Recorder—M. J. Heires.

Sheriff—P. J. Hamill.

Superintendent—J. F. Salmen.

County Attorney—J. H. Ingwersen.

Surveyor—J. H. Geising.

Coroner—A. Kessler.

Supervisors—C. Hausman, chairman; R. E. Dargin, G. Von Glan, Wm. Sexton, Daniel Morgan.

 

1893. 

Auditor—W. P. Hombach.

Clerk of Courts—J. W. Kennebeck.

Treasurer—J. C. Delaney.

Sheriff—P. J. Hamill.

Superintendent of Schools—F. J. Salmen. (?)

County Attorney—Geo. W. Korte..

Surveyor—I. W. Hoffman.

Coroner—A. Kessler.

Supervisors—C. Hausman, chairman; G. Von Glan, Daniel Morgan, Wm. Sexton, R. E. Dargin.

 

1894. 

Auditor—W. P. Hombach.

Clerk—J. W. Kennebeck.

Treasurer—Ubbo Albertson.

Recorder—J. M. Heires.

Sheriff—R. T. Jeffrey.

Superintendent—J. J. McMahon.

Surveyor—I. W. Hoffman.

Coroner—A. Kessler.

County Attorney—G. W. Korte.

Supervisors—Wm. Sexton, chairman; C. Hausman, G. Von Glan, D. Morgan, R. E. Dargin.

 

1895. 

Auditor—W. P. Hombach.

Clerk—W. H. Mohr.

Treasurer—Ubbo Albertson.

Recorder—Joseph Kempker.

Sheriff—R. T. Jeffrey.

Superintendent—J. J. McMahon.

County Attorney—G. W. Korte.

Surveyor—I. W. Hoffman.

Coroner—A. Kessler.

Supervisors—Wm. Sexton, chairman; R. E. Dargin, A. C. Steele, Daniel Morgan, G. Von Glan.

 

1896. 

Auditor—W. P. Hombach.

Clerk—W. H. Mohr.

Treasurer—Ubbo Albertson.

Recorder—M. J. Heires.

Superintendent—J. J. McMahon.

Coroner—C. H. LeDuc.

Surveyor—I. W. Hoffman.

County Attorney—G. W. Korte.

Supervisors—Wm. Sexton, chairman; A. C. Steele, R. E. Dargin, Thos. Rich, D. W. Earl.

 

1897. 

Auditor—James P. Laughlin.

Clerk of Courts—W. H. Mohr.

Treasurer—Ubbo Albertson.

Recorder—J. J. Kempker.

County Attorney—A. T. Olerich.

Sheriff—R. T. Jeffrey.

Superintendent—J. J. McMahon.

Coroner—C. H. LeDuc.

Supervisors—Thos. Rich, chairman; R. Booth, Chris. Grube, D. W. Earl, A. C. Steele.

 

1898.

Auditor—J. P. Laughlin.

Clerk of Courts—W. H. Mohr.

Treasurer—Gus E. Hoch.

Recorder—J. J. Kempker.

Sheriff—Geo. S. Nestle.

Superintendent—J. J. McMahon.

County Attorney—A. T. Olerich.

Coroner—A. M. Langel.

Supervisors—Thos. Rich, chairman; A. C. Steele, Chris. Grube, D. W. Earl, Richard Booth.

 

1899. 

Auditor—J. P. Laughlin.

Clerk of Courts—Henry Brunnier.

Treasurer—Gus Hoch.

Recorder—John A. Glaza.

Sheriff—Geo. S. Nestle.

Superintendent—J. J. McMahon.

Coroner—C. M. Langel.

Surveyor—I. W. Hoffman.an.

Supervisors—Chris. Grube, chairman; A. C. Steele, T. B. McClue, Richard Booth, Andrew Kirk.

 

1900. 

Auditor—J. P. Laughlin.

Clerk of Courts—Henry Brunnier.

Treasurer—Wm. Trowbridge.

Recorder—John H. Glaza.

Sheriff— Geo. S. Nestle.

Superintendent—J. M. Dunck.

County Attorney—A. T. Olerich.

Surveyor—I. W. Hoffman.

Coroner—L. G. Patty.

Supervisors—Richard Booth, chairman; Chris. Grube, A. C. Steele, T. B. McClue, Andrew Kirk

 

1901. 

Auditor—P. V. Lenz.

Clerk of Courts—Fred Miller.

Treasurer—Wm. Trowbridge.

Recorder—John H. Glaza.

Sheriff—Geo. S. Nestle.

Superintendent—J. M. Ralph.

Coroner—L. G. Patty.

Surveyor—I. W. Hoffman.

County Attorney—C. E. Reynolds.

Supervisors—Chris. Grube, chairman; Richard Booth, A. C. Steele, T. B. McClue, Andrew Kirk.

 

1902. 

Auditor—P. V. Lenz.

Clerk of Courts—Fred Miller.

Treasurer—Wm. Trowbridge.

Sheriff—George A. Schmich.

Superintendent—J. M. Ralph.

County Attorney—C. E. Reynolds.

Surveyor—I. W. Hoffman.

Coroner—L. G. Patty.

Supervisors—Andrew Kirk, chairman; A. C. Steele, T. B. McClue, Chris. Grube, Richard Booth.

 

1903. 

Auditor—P. V. Lenz.

Clerk of Courts—Fred Miller.

Treasurer Wm. Trowbridge.

Recorder—J. J. Kempker.

Sheriff—Geo. A. Schmich.

Superintendent—J. M. Ralph.

County Attorney—C. E. Reynolds.

Surveyor—I. W. Hoffman.

Coroner—L. J. Patty.

Supervisors—Andrew Kirk, chairman; A. C. Steele, T. B. McClue, C. H. Flenker, Chris. Grube.

 

1904. 

Auditor—P. V: Lenz.

Clerk of Courts—Fred Miller.

Recorder—J. J. Kempker.

Sheriff—Geo. A. Schmich. h.

Superintendent—W. J. Barloon.

County Attorney—C. E. Reynolds.

Surveyor—I. W. Hoffman.

Coroner—L. J. Patty.

Supervisors—Chris. Grube, chairman; C. H. Flenker, A. C. Steele, T. B. McClue, Andrew Kirk.

 

1905. 

Clerk of Courts—Julius Ruge.

Treasurer—Geo. McAllister. r.

Recorder—J. J. Kempker.

Sheriff—Geo. A. Schmich.

Superintendent—W. J. Barloon.

County Attorney—C. C. Helmer.

Surveyor—I. W. Hoffman.

Coroner—B. C. Kelly.

Supervisors—C. H. Flenker, chairman; A. C. Steele, H. B. Hazleton, Wm. Trowbridge, Chris. Grube.

 

1906. 

Auditor—J. A. Stamen.

Clerk—Julius Ruge.

Treasurer—Geo. McAllister.

Recorder—J. J. Kempker.

Sheriff—Geo. A. Schmich.

Superintendent—W. J. Barloon.

County Attorney—C. C. Helmer.

Surveyor—I. W. Hoffman.

Coroner—B. C. Kelley ( ?)

Supervisors—H. B. Hazleton, chairman; A. C. Steele, C. H. Flenker, Wm. Trowbridge, Chris. Grube.

 

1907-1908. 

At this time the law changing the manner of holding elections from annual to biennial periods takes effect.

Auditor—Peter Stephany.

Clerk of Courts—Julius Ruge.

Treasurer—Geo. L. McAllister.

Recorder—Geo. W. Bartels.

Sheriff—Chas. W. Hamilton.

County Attorney—E. A. Wissler.

Superintendent—W. J. Barloon.

Surveyor—I. W. Hoffman.

Coroner—B. C. Kelley.

Supervisors—C. H. Flenker, chairman; H. B. Hazelton, Wm. Trowbridge (1907), W. O. Rich (1908), H. D. Hinz, George Schirck.

 

1909-1910. 

Auditor—P. Stephany.

Clerk—John Grelck.

Recorder—Geo. H. Bartels.

Sheriff—C. F. Hamilton.

Superintendent—W. T. Bohnenkamp.

County Attorney—E. A. Wissler.

Surveyor—I. W. Hoffman.

Coroner—A. Kessler.

Supervisors—Geo. Schirck, chairman, succeeded by John Kerper in 1910, H. D. Hinz, H. B. Hazelton, W. O. Rich (died in spring of 1910), C. H. Flenker.

 

1911-1912.

Clerk of Courts—John Grelck.

Treasurer—Wm. Langenfeld.eld.

Sheriff—C. F. Hamilton.

County Attorney—J. J. Meyers.

Surveyor—I. W. Hoffman.

Supervisors—H. B. Hazleton, chairman; Fred Neumayer, term expires December 31, 1914; C. H. Flenker, term expires December 31, 1911; John Kerper, term expires December 31, 1912. Elect, Wm. O. Schenkelberg, term begins January 1, 1912.



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