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Kennedy, John W. Hays, M. Henrv, Moses
Koch, R. T. Sterrett, A. Acheson, M.R. Barr.

1857 — jfaincs Hoskinson, Mayor, presi-
ding; Select Council, Thomas Moorhead,
Clerk; James D. Dunlap, M. R. Barr, F.
Schneider, J. M. Sterrett, John S. Carter, W.

G. Arbuckle.

Common Council, Adam Acheson, Presi-
dent; VVilliLim Thornton, Clerk; William
Himrod, David Kennedy, James Sill, W C.
Warren, J. W. Hays, J. Kneip, C. Doll, James
Cotter, ]\I. Henry, John Sweeney, James Skin-
ner.

1858— Wilson Laird, Mayor, presiding;
Select Council,}. F. Downing, Clerk; J. M.
Sterrett, John S. Carter, Sherburn Smith, C.
Sevin, M. Henry, James D. Dunlap.

Common Council, Adam Acheson, Presi-
dent ; Willi.im Thornton, Clerk; Samuel Cum-
mins, James Dunlap, John Ferrier, J. J. Fuess-
ler, Jonas Gunnison, William B. Hays,
Mathias Hartleb, E. N. Nason, John Swee-
ney, L. Strong, T. H. Stewart.

l^m— Sherburn Smith, Mayor, presiding-;
Select Council,}. F. Downing, Clerk ; Jonas
Gunnison. F. Schneider, John W. Hays,
Mathias Mayer, David Shirk, John H. Riblet,
M. Henry, J. M. Sterrett.

Common Council, Adam Acheson, Presi-
dent ; William Thornton, Clerk ; William B.
Hays, Tames Dunlap, T. H. Stuart, H. Pel-
ton, M' Schlaudecker, J. V. Boyer, H. B. Hav-
erstick, J. M. Zuck, James Skinner, John
Hearn, John Ferrier.

1860 — Sherburn Smith, 3/ayor, presiding;
Select Council, David Shirk, President, J. F.
Downing, CKrk ; F. Schneider, John H. Rib-
let, Mathias Mavcr, Charles M. Tibbals, David
McAllister, Wi'lson King, W. G. Arbuckle.

Comma?! Council, Adam Acheson, Presi-
dent; William Thornton, Clerk; James Skin-
ner, John Hearn, J. V. Boyer, ]. M. Zuck,
L. Strong, P. Metcalf, J- Ferrier, J. Blenner,
H. B. Haverstick,W. E. Bell, H. Pelton.

1861 Select Council, Jonas Gunnison,

President; J. F. Downing, Clerk; David Mc-
Allister, John H. Riblet', George W. Starr,
M. Mayer, William A. Brown, James Dun-
lap, Wilson King.



Common Council, James Skinner, Presi-
dent ; William Thornton, Clerk; J. Blenner,
H. B. Haverstick, L. Strong, H. Pelton, John
Graham, W. B. Hays, James OHanlon, W.
C. Warren, M. Hartleb, John Hearn, George
W. Col ton.

1862 — Select Council, Jonas Gunnison,
President; J. F. Downing, Cleik; George W.
Starr, William A. Brown, James Dunlap,
Wilson King, M. Mayer, John Ferrier, J. H.
RibJet.

Common Council, James Skinner, Presi-
dent ; James G. Pavne, Clerk; H. Pelton,
James'O'Hanlon, W". B. Hays, W. C. War-
ren, John Hearn, J. S. M. Young, P. A.
Becker, Jacob Bootz, H. B. Haverstick, M.
Hartleb," M. Henry.

1868— 5'c/ef/ Council, William A. Brown,
President; J. F. Downing, Clerk; James
Dunlap, John Ferrier, M. Mayer, J. H. Rib-
let, George W. Starr, James Skinner, Charles
M. Tibbals.

Common Council, Mathew R. Barr, Presi-
dent ; George P. Griffith, Clerk; M. Hartleb,
H. B. Haverstick, M. Henry, Jacob Bootz, J.
R. Thompson, John W. Shannon, John Carse,
C. Siegel, J. M. Kuhn, J. J. Riudernecht,
John Clemens.

1864 — Select Council, James Skinner,
President; J. F. Downing, Clerk; John Fer-
rier, J. H. Riblet, Charles M. Tibbals, George
W. Starr, Thomas B. Vincent, H. B. Haver-
stick, John Moore.

Common Council, Mathew^ R. Barr, Presi-
dent ; T J. Wells, Clerk; John Clemens, J.
M. Kuhn. J. J. Rindernecht, C. Siegel, John
W. Shannon,' F. Englchart, R. J. Pelton, J.
F. Walther, M. Hartleb, M. Henry, William
S. Brown.

186.") — Select Council, James Skinner,
Presidrnt ; R. \\\ Russell, Clerk ;John Moore,
H. B. Haverstick. George W. Starr, Thomas
B. Vincent, Charles M. Tibbals, John M.
Kuhn, N. Murphy.

Common Council. M. W. Caughey, Presi-
dent ; George P. Griffith, Clerk; E. P. Ben-
nett, J S. Jordan, F. Giiigenbach, J. Reicht-
scheit, P. B. Honecker, William Be'll. jr., W.
A. Crawford, M. Hartleb, M. Henry, R. J.
Pelton, J. F. Walther.

imC:,— Select Council, George W. Starr,
President ; A. J. Foster, Clerk ; H. B. Hav-
erstick, John M. Kuhn, John Moore, N. Mur-



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phy, Thomas B. Vincent, Joseph McCarter,
Charlei H. Loverien.

Common Council, J. C. Spencer, Presi-
dent ; George P. Griffith, Clerk ; William Bell,
jr., E. P. Bennett, W. A. Crawford, F. Gin-
genbach, P. B. Honecker, J. Reichtscheit, D.
G. Ormsby, F. Schlaudecker, A. W. Van
Tassel, F."P. Liebel, M. Henry.

1867— 5'e/cf/' Council, John M. Kiihn,
President ; A. J. Foster, Clerk ; Joseph Mc-
Carter, N. Murphy, Charles H. Loverien, P.
Crouch. P. A. Becker, M. Hartleb, S. E. Ba-
con.

Common Council, M. Henry, President:
P. B. Honecker, Clerk; F. P. Liebel, D. G.
Ormsby, J- C. Spencer, F. Schlaudecker, A.
W. Van tassell, G. F. Brevillier, John Shen-
field, Joseph Eichenlaub, P. B. Honecker, An-
drew Burton, John O. Baker.

1868— .Sf/fr/ Council, Phineas Crouch,
President; John C. Hilton, Clerk; S. E.
Bacon, P. A. Becker, M. Hartleb, Charles H.
Loverien, George M. Smith, Conrad Shen-
field, A. W. Van Tassell.

Common Council, F. Schlaudecker, Presi-
dent; P. B. Honecker, Clerk; G. F. Brevil-
lier, John O. Baker, John Shenfield, Joseph
Eichenlaub, P. B. Honecker, Robert Ken-
nedy, Joseph Blenner, J. W. Swalley, John
Hearn, John Dunlap, J. M. Bryant.

1869— iWcf/ Council, Phineas Crouch,
President; Daniel Sullivan, Clerk; S. E. Ba-
con, P. A. Becker, M. Hartleb. A. W. Van
Tassell, Jonas Gunnison, Joseph Eichenlaub,
W. F. R'indernecht.

Common Council, F. Schlaudecker, Presi-
dent ; William Donald, Clerk; J. M. Bryant,
Robert Kennedy, J. W. Swalley, John Hearn,
Myron E. Dunlap, John O. Baker, Michael
Hogan, H. J. Conrath, W. S. Brown, Joseph
Blenner, H. A. Conrad.

1870 — Select Council, Phineas Crouch,
President; Daniel ►Sullivan, Clerk; Jonas
Gunnison, P. A. Becker, Joseph Eichenlaub,
jr., M. Hartleb, Joseph McCarter, Samuel E.
Bacon, William F. Rindernecht, George
Seiter, Joseph Seelinger, E. Camphausen,
William Henry.

Common Council, F. Schlaudecker, Presi-
dent ; William Donald, Clerk ; J. M. Bryant.
Robert Kennedy, J. W. Swalley, John Hearn,
Myron E. Dunlap, John O. Baker, Michael
Hogan, H. J. Conrath, W. S. Brown, Joseph
Blenner, Orville Johnson, J. Cronenberger,



John Strahl, H. Kalvelage, F. Franz, J. F.
Decker, George Stritzinger.

1871 — Select Council, E. Camphausen,
President ; Thomas Hanlon, Clerk ; John
Boyle, John Carse, P. A. Becker, Joseph
Eichenlaub, jr., Jacob Bootz, M. Hartleb,
William G. Arbuckle, William F. Rinder-
necht, George Seiter, Joseph Seelinger, E.
Camphausen, William Henry.

Common Council, Myron E. Dunlap, Presi-
dent ; William Donald, Clerk ; C.M.Conrad,
Charles D, Sweeney, Myron E. Dunlap, H.
J. Conrath, Ulrich Schlaudecker, John Metz-
ner, George Loyer, W. R. Gray, William S.
Brown, C. W. Lytle, John O. Baker, M. W.
Hogan, Henry Kalvelage, George Stritzinger,
William Loesch, Michael Liebel, Michael
Kress, Fred'k Franz.

\%'^-2— Select Council, P. A. Becker, Presi-
dent ; Thomas Hanlon. Clerk; John Boyle,
John Carse, P. A. Becker, William H. Dem-
ing, John R. Cochran, M. Hartleb, William
G. Arbuckle, William F. Rindernecht, George
Seiter. W. W. Thomas, William Henry, John
Berst.

Common Council, W. R. Gray, President ;
William Donald, Clerk; C. M. Conrad,
Charles D. Sweeney, Charles F. Dunbar,
Ulrich Schlaudecker, John Sutter, John Metz-
ner, W. R. Gray, George Loyer, Charles C.
Shirk, A. P. Burton, Addison Leech. C. W.
Lytle, William Loesch, Henrv Kalvelage,
Jacob Warfel, Fred'k Franz, A" Thayer, M.
Liebel.

DiT?,— Select Council, P. A. Becker, Presi-
dent ; Thomas Hanlon, Clerk; John Boyle,
John Carse, P. A. Becker, William H. Dem-
ing, John R. Cochran, M. Hartleb, Thomas
H. Carroll, William G. Arbuckle, W. W.
Thomas, A. B. Gunnison, John Berst, William
Henry.

Common Council, Michael Liebel, Presi-
dent ; William Donald, Clerk ; Christian
Kessler, John Walsh, C. F. Dunbar, John
Metzner, Ulrich Schlaudecker, John Sutter,
C. C. Shirk, C. Swalley, George Loyer, A.
P. Burton, Addison Leech, Thomas Brown,
J. Warfel, H. L. Gloth, Henry Kalvelage, A.
Thayer, Fred'k Franz, Michael Liebel.

1874 — Select Council, William Henry,
President ; Thomas Hanlon, Clerk ; John
Boyle, William P. Atkinson, William H.
Sandusky, William H. Deming, David T.
Jones, John R. Cochran, Thomas H. Carroll,



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William Christie, W. W. Thomas, A. B.
Gunnison, John Berst, William Henry.

Common Council^ Michael Liebel, Presi-
dent; William Donald, Clerk; Christian
Kessler, B. F. McCarty, John Walsh, John
Sutter, J. A. Moser, Ulrich Schlaudecker, C.
Swalle}', George Loyer, Adam Brabender,
Thomas Brown, Charles Justice, Frederick
Schutte, M. Froelich, H. G. Gloth, W. D.
Feidler, A. Thayer, C. J. Brown, Michael
Liebel.

1875 — Select Council, David T. Jones,
President; Thomas Hanlon, Clerk; John
Boyle, William P. Atkinson, William Lerch,
William H. Sandusky, George Loyer, D. T.
Jones, G. T. Churchill, William Christie,
John Youngs, A. B. Gunnison, Michael
Liebel, Jacob Bootz.

Common Council, John Sutter, President ;
William Donald; Clerk; P. T. Donnelly, E.
McCall, B. F. McCarty, F. Bauschard, jr., J.
A. Moser, John Sutter, F. P. Dippo, J. M.
Zuck, Adam Brabender, John Constable, sr.,
Charles Justice, F. Schutte, Martin Frcslich,
W. D. Feidler, William Loesch, Valentine
Schultz, C. J. Brown, A. Thayer.

IS'-iQ— Select Council, Michael Liebel,
President; Thomas Hanlon, Clerk ; Christian
Kessler, William P. Atkinson, William H.
Sandusky, William Lerch, George Loyer, D.
T. Jones, William Christie, George T.
Churchill, John Youngs, William T. Smith,
M. Liebel, A. Thayer.

Common Council, John Sutter, President;
William Donald, Clerk ; L. L. Lamb, John
A. Beebe, William Stanton, John Sutter,
James McCarty, Henry Ackerman, J. M.
Zuck, Joseph A. Sterrett, H. J. Howe, John
Constable, sr., Henry Mayo, T. F. Noble,
Martin Froelich, William Loesch, C. Klang,
C. J. Brown, Valentine Schultz, Henry
Shenk.

1877 — Select Council, Alvanus Thayer,
President ; Thomas Hanlon, Clerk ; Christian
Kessler, Thomas Flynn, John Sutter, Henry
Ackerman, D. T. Jones, J. M. Zuck, J. J.
Hogan, George T. Churchill, William T.
Smitli, John Youngs, A. Thayer, Henry
Shenk.

Common Council, John A. Beebe, Presi-
dent ; William Donald, Clerk; John A.
Beehee, William Stanton, John A. Reynolds,
William Nick, sr., James McCarty, Peter
Knipper, W. W. Pierce, H. J. Howe, J. B.



Gunnison, John Constable, sr., C. Kolb, E.
Donnelly, Adam Obringer, C. Klang, Will-
iam Loesch, J. F. Decker, F. R. Simmons,
Valentine Schultz.

1878 — Select Council, Henry .Shenk, Presi-
dent ; Thomas Hanlon, Clerk; Thomas
Flynn, George W. Starr, John Sutter, Henry
Ackerman, J. M. Zuck, Joseph Johnson, jr.,
J. J. Hogan", William T. Smith, John Youngs,
F. R. Simmons, Henry Shenk.

Common Council, W. W. Pierce, Presi-
dent; William Donald, Clerk; John A.
Beebe, J. F. Siegel, William Stanton, Will-
iam Nick, sr., F. A. Clemens, Irvin H.
Howard, jr., J. B. Gunnison, W. W. Pierce,

E. McK. Whitley, C. Kolb, William Hard-
wick, Frederick Salow, Dean Hawk, John
Ebeily, Adam Obringer, A. H. Faulkner,
C. Kerner, J. F. Decker.

1S79— Select Council, George W. Starr,
President ; Thomas Hanlon, Clerk ; George
W. Starr, William H. Sandusky, J. F. Down-
ing, Joseph Johnson, jr., William T. Smith,

F. R. Simmons.

Common Council, B. F. McCarty, Presi-
dent; William Donald, Clerk; B. F. Mc-
Carty, John H. Carey, James Hunter, Charles
Kelly, P. C. Heydrick, J. J. Sepple, Charles
Roesch, L. W. Daly, D. R. Beck, E. McK.
Whitley, J. -R. Sherwood, J. C. Weaver,
William Hard wick, Henry G. Warren,
Thomas Paskett, William Baas, John Eberly,
Dean Hawk, John Zurn, Frederick E. Gloth,
Frederick Franz, William O'Lone, Jacob
Stritzinger.

1880— Select Council, William H. San-
dusky, President; Thomas Hanlon, Clerk;
Christian Kessler, William A. Sandusky,
J. F. Downing, William Hardwick, William
T. Smith, C. J. Brown.

Common Council, D. R. Beck, President;
William Donald, Clerk; John H. Carey, Jacob
Geib, James Hunter, Jacob Ostheimer, C. G.
Clark, P. C. Heydrick, Dominic Mayer,
David Walmsley, 'D. R. Beck, L. Koster,
J. R. Sherwood, J. C. Weaver, William Baas,
Charles M. Briggs, Robert Dill, Edward Don-
nelly, John Eberly, William Loesch, J. R.
Saltsman, John T. Burns, Frederick Franz,
Reinhard Liebel, Joseph Sloan.

IS81— Select Council, William T. Smith,
President ; Thomas Hanlon, Clerk ; Christian
Kessler, George Schlaudecker, J. R. Sher-



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wood, William Hardwick, William T. Smith,
C. J. Brown.

Common Council, Thomas Paskett, Presi- |
dent; William Donald, Clerk; William A. I
Besley, Timothy Mahoney, Charles Schuhart,
William Stanton, C. G. Clark, J. C. Fagan, j
T. Felgemaker, John Shehan, Conrad Diehl,
J. P. Metcalf, Adam Minnig, J. W. Zuck,
Robert Dill, D. P. Ensign, Thomas Paskett,
Walter Scott, Charles H. Barth, V. D. Eich-
enlaub, C. P. Haskins, R. Liebel, A. S.
Lovett, T- M. Skinner, Xavier Wolf.

1%%=!— Select Council, William T. Smith,
President; Thomas Hanlon, Clerk; Frank
Gunnison, George SchJaudecker, J. R. Sher-
wood, Thomas Paskett, William T. Smith,
R. Liebel.

Common Council, Walter Scott, President;
William Donald, Clerk; Frank W. Grant,
James Hunter, John Mulcahey, William Stan-
ton, M. Bellentine, vS. Kirschner, Jacob San-
dusky, P. T- Schotten, Conrad Diehl, J. P.
Metcalf, A.' Minnig, T- W. Zuck, Frederick
Diehl, H. F. Kerber' E. L. Pelton, Walter
Scott, H. W. Dewitt, Peter Peterson, John
Zurn, M. Baumeister, A. S. Lovett, R. T.
Walker, Xavier Wolf.

\%%%—Select Council, J. R. Sherwood,
President ; Thomas Hanlon, Clerk ; Frank
Gunnison, E. C. Siegel, J. R. Sherwood,
Walter Scott, W. T. Smith, R. Liebel.

Common Council, H. W. Dewitt, Presi-
dent; William Donald, Clerk; Frank W.
Grant, Timothy Mahoney, John Mulcahey,
John A. Reynolds, C. S. Marks, John J. Mc-
Kinley, P. f- Schotten, William J. Watkins,
Conrad Diehl, Frank V. Kepler, [. P. Met-
calf, J. W. Zuck, R. E. Clemens, "Frederick
Diehl, William Reward, J. D. Tuohy, H. W.
Dewitt, Jacob Kaltenbach, Rudolph Phister,
William Strieker, N. Blass, C. F. Conrad,
Jacob Schultz, Jacob Stritzinger.

1884 — Select Council, Walter Scott, Presi-
dent ; Thomas Hanlon, Clerk; F. W. Grant,
E. C. Siegel, J. R. Sherwood, Walter Scott,
C. P. Haskins, Edward Hoffman.

Common Council, C. S. Marks, President ;
William Donald, Jas. C. Johnson, John
Dodge, jr., Clerks (a) ; John A. Reynolds,
John Mulcahey, John A. Gensheimer, Igna-
tius Bechtold, C." S. Marks, Chas. Volland,

(O) Wm. Donald died August, 1S84; J. C. Johnson was ap-
pointed Clerk August 35th. 1884), resigned January 13th, 1885; and
John Dodge, jr., was appointed to fill the vacancy. Mr. Dodge
served as Clerk until April 6, 1885.



P. J. Schotten, James Carney, D. Hartleb,
F. V. Kepler, James F. Casey, D. T. Murray,
F. Diehl, William Rowaid, Chas. S. Clarke,
Joseph Boyd, Rudolph Phister, Joseph Pfef-
fer, Chas. Sechrist, S. P. Harple, Joseph
Sloane, John G. Gray, Hubert Hogan, John
M. Skinner.

1885— ^'c/cf/ Council, E. C. Siegel, Presi-
dent ; Thos. Hanlon, Clerk ; F. W. Grant,
E..C. Siegel, Henry Mayer, Walter Scott,
Charles P. Haskins, Edward Hoffman.

Common Council, D. T. Murray, Presi-
dent; Eugene Metz, Clerk; Ignatius Bech-
told, John A. Gensheimer, Arthur O'Donnell,
Thos. J. Paradine, James Carney, John Fries,
jr., Chas. Hays, Jacob Kaltenbach, James F.
Casey, D. T. Murray, Wm. Porsch, David
vSchlosser, Wm. Bauman, Joseph Boyd, C. A.
Constable, James P. Hanley, Chas. Sechrist,
Wm. Flicki'nger, Winand Pesch, Geo. Schlind-
wein, James E. Graham, J. M. Kalvelage,
Henry Hausman, Wm. M. Zimmer.

im',— Select Council, Walter Scott, Pres-
ident ; Thos. Hanlon, Clerk; Arthur O'Don-
nell, Henry Mayer, F. P. Magraw, E. C.
Siegel, Walter Scott, C. J. Brov.-n.

Common Council, James P. F" '"'ey. Presi-
dent ; Eugene Metz, Clerk; V. G. Hancock,
Peter L. Leemhuis, James Carney, Chas.
Hays, S. B. McCord, Wm. Porsch^ August
Bach, C. A. Constable, Chas. Sechrist, James
O'Hearn, A. J. Church, J. J. Berchtold,
Henry Hausman, John F. Hurley, JohnTheno,
jr., Jacob Kaltenbach, H. G. Schabacker.
David Schlosser, Joseph Boyd, James P.
Hanley, Adam Becker, Philip Schloss, John
Jerge, Wm. M. Zimmer.

\?,d,l— Select Council, F. P. Magraw,
President; Thomas Hanlon, Clerk; Arthur
O'Donnell, E. C. Siegel, Thos. Pickering,
Walter Scott, F. P. Magraw, T. S. Alber-
stadt.

Common Council, Chas. Hays, President ;
Eugene Metz, Clerk ; John H. Carey, John
F. Hurley, John E. Riblet, Richard Tanner,
Chas. Hayes, John F. Grant, Wm. J. Schaaf,
Peter J. Schotten, John Craine, S. B". McCord,
Wm. 'a. Elliott, "Chas. P. Strieker, Joseph
Boyd, C. A. Constable, David Jones, Geo. D.
Williams, Wm. Ackerman, Chas. H. Runser,
John Youngs, Philip Schloss, J. J. Berchtold,
W. R. Barnes, W. V. Nicholson, John Metz.
IB%%— Select Council, E. C. Siegel, Presi-
dent ; Thos. Hanlon, Clerk ; Arthur O'Don-




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nell, E. C. Siegel, Thos. Pickering, E. D.
Carter, Jacob Kaltenbach, T. S. Alberstadt.

Common Council, R. St. P. Lowry, Presi-
dent ; M. T- Fogarty, Clerk; John H. Carev,
H. A. Clark, D. Dougherty,' jr., R. St. P.
Lowry, J- J. Carney, John Fries, J. C. Klick,
J. P. Ra'statter, Jacob Sell, J- C. Williams,
W. A. Elliott, A. Karch, Jolin Leyerer, S. B.
McCord, J. L. Wells, I. T. Bowen, J. T. Da-
vies, G. W. Fassett, R. B. Hough, C. W.
Lamson, Wm. Ackerman, C. H. Rimser, P.
Hellmann, Fred'k Hermann, W. V. Nichol-
son.

\^m— Select ConucU, T. S. Alberstadt,
President; Thos. Hanlon, Clerk; Arthur
O'Donnell, W. A. Elliott, Jacob Kaltenbach,
J. C. Williams, E. D. Carter, T. S. Alber-
stadt.

Common Council, R. T. Brown, President ;
M. J. Fogarty, Clerk ; John H. Carey, P. L.
Leemhuis, Samuel Althof, John C. Klick, R.
T. Brown, Adam Karch, j! T. Davies, R. B.
Hough, Adam Becker, Erie O'Dell, W. R.
Barnes, Fied'k Hermann, Frank Kern, Mich-
ael Smith, John Fries, J- P- Rastatter, Louis
Gorenflo, R. G. Newbegin, G. W. Fassett, C.
W. Lambson, Frank Blum, John Schneider,
John Hellmann, John Strauch.

\m^— Select' Council— H. S. Alberstadt,
President; Thos. Hnnlon, Clerk: T. W.
Shacklett, R. T. Brown, James Carney, J.
L. Sternberg, J. Kaltenbach, T. S. Alberstadt.

Common Council, John Hamberger, Presi-
dent; M. J. Fogarty', Clerk; Frank Kern,
J. C. Osborne, John Hamberger, S. B. Ken-
nedy, jr., Henry Hausmann, John Hellmann,
P. L. Leemhuis, J. P. Rasta'tter, E. B. Kel-
le}-, E. S. Rockafeller, Aug. Younghans,
W. R. Barnes.

\mi— Select Council, Jacob Kaltenbach,
President; Thos. Hanlon, Clerk; T. W.
Shacklett, James Carney, R. T. Brown, J. L.
Sternberg, J. Kaltenbach, T. S. Alberstadt.

Common Council, John Hamberger, Presi-
dent ; M. J. Fogartv, Clerk; W. J. Quinn,
P. L. Leemhuis, }. C. Osborne, J. P. Ras-
tatter, John Hamberger, Peter Blass, S. B.
Kennedy, jr., E. S. Rockafeller, Erie O'Dell,
August Younghans, John Hellman, W. R.
Barnes.

1892 — Select Co// //(■//, James Carney, Presi-
dent ; Thos. Hanlon, Clerk; W. J- Quinn
(elected to fill a vacancy caused by the resig- |
nation of T. W. Shacklett), James Carney,



R. T. Brown, J. L. Sternberg, Jacob Kalten-
bach, T. S. Alberstadt.

Common Council, E. S. Rockafeller, Presi-
dent ; M.J. Fogarty, Clerk; P. R. Kelley,
Isador Sobel, Edward Mehler, Charles Huster,
Peter Blass, John Hamberger, E. S. Rocka-
feller, John J. O'Brien, August Younghans,
Erie O'Dell,' P. E. McCully (resigned July
14, and John Strauch elected to fill vacancy),
Frederick Hermann. Messrs. Quinn and
Leemhuis, members of the Common Council,
resigned in July, and Messrs. Kelley and
Sobel were elected to fill the vacancies.

1893 — Select Council, J. L. Sternberg,
President; Thos. Hanlon, Clerk; W. J.
Qiiinn, James Carney, R. T. Brown, J. L.
Sternberg, Jacob Kaltenbach, T. S. Alber-
stadt.

Common Council, John J. O'Brien, Presi-
dent; M. J. Fogarty," Clerk; P. R. Kelley,
Isador Sobel, Chas. Huster, Edward Mehler,
John Hamberger, P. P. O'Brien, E. S. Rocka-
feller, J. J. O'Brien, John Schneider, John
Wehan, John Strauch, John Schneider,
Frederick Hermann.

\'Sfd\— Select Council, 'R. T. Brown, Presi-
dent; Thos. Hanlon, Clerk; W. J. Quinn,
F. Gingenbach, R. T. Brown, E. S. Rocka-
feller, Jacob Kaltenbach, Thomas Pickering.

Common Council, Isador Sobel, President ;
M. J. Fogarty, Clerk; P. R. Kelley, Isador
Sobel, Edward Mehler, Jacob Sandusky,
Geo. W. Fassett, Thos. Paskett, John Ham-
berger, P. P. O'Brien, Peter Wehan, John
Schneider, John Buettner, Julius Fuhrmann.

\mb— Select Council, E. S. Rockafeller,
President; Thos. Hanlon, Clerk; W. J.
Quinn, Fred'k Gingenbach. R. T. Brown, E.
S. Rockafeller, Jacob Kaltenbach, Thomas
Pickering.

Common Council, John Hamberger, Pres-
ident ; S. B. Kennedy, jr.. Clerk ; J. E. Sher-
wood, E. B. Tanner, Edward Mehler, Jacob
Sandusky, John Hamberger, A. B. Aitken,
Geo. VV. Fassett, Thomas Paskett, John T.
Brew, Geo. W. Heisler, John Buettner,
Julius Fuhrmann.

OTHER CITY OFFICERS.

City Treasurer.— {Vrevious to 1880 the
Cit\- Treasurer was elected by Councils ; since
then he has been chosen by the people. His
term of office, under the present law, is three
years). R. Huston, 1851; G. A. Bennett,



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NELSON'S BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY



1852-58; John Law, 1859-61; H. Pelton,
1862-66; L. Dobbins, 1867-75 ; M. Hartleb,
1876-79; John Boyle, 1880-84; Andrew
Burton, 1884-88; James P. Hanley, 1889-96.

Citv Controller. — (Appointed by Coun-
cils prior to 1879; since then elected by the
people; present term, three years). Pressley
Arbuckle, 1867-83 ; Eugene Metz, 1883-85 ;
Chas. S. Clarke, 1885-89; G. F. BrevilHer,
1889-96.

Citv Solicitor. — (Appointed by the Coun-
cils in joint session ; present term, two years).
E. Babbitt. 1851-59; C. W. Kelso, 1860;
John P. Vincent, 1861-65; D. B. J. Sterrett,
1866; E. Babbitt, 1867-70; James Sill, 1871 ;
G. A. Allen, 1872; G. W. Lathy & Son,
1873-75; Camphausen & Lamb, 1876; T. A.
Lamb, 1877-89; Jos. P. O'Brien, 1889-95.

City Engineer. — (Appointed by the Coun-
cils). Samuel Low, 1851-59; R. F. Gaggin,
1860; Samuel Low, 1861-63; John H. Millar,
1864; Wilson King, 1865; G. W. F. Sher-
win, 1866-70; A. A. Gray, 1871-74; Irvin
Camp, 1875-77 ; W. W. Brigden, 1878-81 ;
Geo. L. Moody, 1882-83; Irvin Camp, 1884;
V. S. Dobbins, 1885-86 ; Geo. Piatt, 1887-95.

(The office of Superintendent of Streets
and Sidewalks was held by the same person
until 1886, when it was separated, as shown
below. The incumbent is appointed by the
Mayor).

Superintendent oj Streets] and Sidezvalks.
—Matthias Detzel, 1879-80;' John Warren,
1881-82 ; James Leask, 1883-85.

Superintendent of Streets. — P. J. Schotten,
1886: R. T. Walker, 1888-89; Edward Mc-
Call, 1890-93; John O'Hagan, 1894-95.

."Superintendent of Sidev.'alks. — John J.
Schweitzer, 1886-93; John T. Pressley,
1894-95.

High Constable. — (Office abolished in
1862). Amos C. Landan, 1851-52; Joseph
Deamer, 1853-58 ; Thomas Dillon, 1859-60;
Joseph Deamer, 1861-62.

Harbor Master — (Appointed). Andrew
Scott, 1851 ; George Miles, 1852 ; Daniel Dob-
bins, 1853; George Miles, 1854; E. J. Ames,
1855; Joseph Deamer, 1856; Michael Henry,
1857; James Dunlap, 1858-62; John Carse
(part of year) 1863; Michael Henry (part of
year) 1863; James Dunlap, 1864-70; Harri-
son Foster, 1871; James Dunlap, 1872-77;
M. W. Hogan, 1878; James Atkinson, 1879;
James Dunlap, 1880-84; J. P. Thompson,



1885-87; John A. Reynolds, 1888; John
Dunlap, 1889-96.

Health Officer. — (Appointed by the
Mayor). Dr. E. W. Germer, 1872-87; Dr.
A. A. Woods. 1888-93; Dr. H. E. Flint,
1894-95.

Clerk of the Street Meat and Vegetable
Market. — (The street market was abolished
by Councils April 1, 1895, and the office of
Clerk of the same no longer exists). Amos C.
Landan, 1851-52; Joseph Deamer, 1853;
George Miles, 1854; E. J. Ames, 1855;
Joseph Deamer, 1856-58 ; John Loyer, 1859 ;
Thomas Dillon, 1860-61 ; Wm. L. Lapsley,
1862-65; John Wilkins, 1866-68; G. D.
Tinkcom, 1869-80; Adam Hersch, 1881 ; V;
D. Eichenlaub, 1882-90; C. W. Brown,
1891-93 ; Central Market Company, 1894 to
April 1, 1895.

City Assessor. — (Office created recently;
incumbents elected by the people for a term
of three years). John B. Gunnison, John Gen-
sheimer, L. W. Olds, 1891-93; Martin Sit-
terle. Perry E. McCuUy, John Sullivan,
1894-96.

Sergeant-at-Arnis. — (Appointed). W. L.
Lapsley, 1862-65; Thomas Wilkins, 1866;
John Wilkins, 1867-68; G. D. Tinkcom, 1869-



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