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San Benito Township – Justice of the Peace

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In 1875, the fist two Justices of the Peace, for the San Benito Township were elected. Between 1880 and 1895 the office switched from 1 position back to 2, then back to 1 again. In 1952 the term was changed to a 6 year term. There were no further Justices elected after the 1964 election.

Justice of the Peace - San Benito Township

Maggie TrautElected 1964

Elected 1958

Elected June 3, 1952 (6 years)

Elected November 7, 1950

Appointed August 1, 1950
Sylvia E. ZoellinElected Jue 4, 1946

- - Deceased

Appointed October 10, 1943
Ellen MelendyElected August 25, 1942

- - Resigned

Appointed July 7, 1941
Thomas MelendyElected August 30, 1938

- - Deceased

Elected November 6, 1934
Nessen T. SchmidtElected August 25, 1930

Elected November 2, 1926

Elected November 7, 1922
Peter J. RudolphElected November 5, 1918
R. H. SmithElected November 3, 1914
John ShieldsElected November 8, 1910

Elected November 6, 1906
F. R. MeyerElected November 4, 1902
John HainElected November 8, 1898 (1 of 1)
Grant HammondAppointed February 4, 1895 (2 of 2)
James TaylorElected November 6, 1894 (2 of 2) - Failed to qualify
F. R. MeyerElected November 6, 1894 (1 of 2)

Elected November 8, 1892 (1 of 2)

Elected November 4, 1890 (1 of 2)
B. S. StarrElected November 8, 1892 (2 o 2)

Appointed January 5, 1891 (2 of 2)
W. H. HubellElected November 4, 1890 (2 of 2)
- - Deceased
B. W. StarrAppointed January 7, 1889 (2 of 2)
J. F. RootElected November 6, 1888 (2 of 2)
- - Disqualified
W. H. HubellElected November 6, 1888 (1 of 2)
J. T. MaguruElected November 2, 1886 (2 of 2)
F. R. MeyerElected November 2, 1886 (1 of 2)

Elected November 4, 1884 (1 of 1)

Elected November 7, 1882 (1 of 1)
Isaac MylarElected November 2, 1880 (1 of 1)
Geo. W. ChickElected November 3, 1879 (2 of 2)
J. GoldenElected November 3, 1879 (1 of 2)
A. T. D. ButtonElected October 17, 1877 (2 of 2)
Elected October 20, 1875 (2 of 2)
Geo. BrownElected October 17, 1877 (1 of 2)
Elected October 20, 1875 (1 of 2)

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