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1869-1882

The Common Council under the First City Charter

The City Charter of 1869 provided for a Common Council, to consist of seven members elected at large to terms of one year.

1869-1870
S.G. Calhoun
John Collins
Frank Matthias
L.V. Wyckoff
Amos Brown
Corliss P. Stone
A.S. Pinkham


1870-1871
Corliss P. Stone
Amos Brown
Frank Matthias
John T. Jordan
D.N. Hyde
O.C. Shorey
Josiah Settle


1871-1872
Corliss P. Stone
Amos Brown
Frank Matthias
C.W. Moore
L.B. Andrews
S.F. Coombs
S.P. Andrews


1872-1873
L.B. Andrews
S.F. Coombs
John T. Jordan
Frank Matthias
Moses R. Maddocks
J.M. Lyon
Bailey Gatzert


1873-1874
John Leary
Isaiah Waddell
Robert Abrams
James McKinley
J.S. Anderson
William Meydenbauer
Stuart Crichton


1874-1875
Moses R. Maddocks
John Collins
Charles McDonald
B.F. Briggs
J.C. Kellogg
T.D. Hinckley
E.G. Farnham


1875-1876
Isaiah Waddell
John Leary
Josiah Settle
Benjamin Murphy
George W. Hall
J.R. Robbins
J.M. Hall


1876-1877
George W. Hall
John Leary
C.W. Moore
Thomas Clancy
W.W. Barker
Samuel Kenney
William N. Bell


1877-1878
Samuel Kenney
George W. Hall
Benjamin Murphy
Bailey Gatzert
Frank Matthias
Arthur A. Denny
A.W. Piper


1878-1879
Arthur A. Denny
Thomas Clancy
Benjamin Murphy
Robert Abrams
Amasa S. Miller
S. Baxter
Andrew Chilberg


1879-1880
Amasa S. Miller
Thomas Clancy
H.B. Bagley
W.C. Hawthorne
A.H. King
John Nation
George W. Stetson


1880-1881
John Nation
George W. Stetson
Charles McDonald
John Collins
M. Densmore
William A. Jennings
U.M. Rasin


1881-1882
Charles McDonald
Thomas Clancy
M. Densmore
William A. Jennings
John Collins
John Keenen
Moses Keeser


1882-1883
Charles McDonald
U.M. Rasin
John Collins
Charles F. Clancy
Fred Gash
G.L. Manning
O.F. Casper

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