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POLITICAL HISTORY
Page 20History of Story County, IowaPage 20

In the 7th, by Aaron Brown in the Senate; by John L. Dana of Story, in the House.

In the 8th, by John Scott of Story, in the Senate; by S. E. Rosencrans of Hamilton, in the House.

In the 9th, by E. I3. Potter of Story, in the Senate; by T. C. McCall of Story, in the House.

In the 10th and 11th, by H. C. Henderson of Marshall, in the Senate; by Geo. M. Maxwell, in the House.

In the 12th, by I. J. Mitchell in the Senate; by James Hawthorn in the House.

At this time John Scott of Story, was President of the Senate.

In the 13th, by I. J. Mitchell in the senate; by W. K. Wood in the House.

In the 14th, by G. M. Maxwell in the Senate; by W. K. Wood in the House.

In the 15th, by G. M. Maxwell in the Senate; by L. (a. Hoggatt in the House.

In the 16th, by W. H. Gallup in the Senate; by Milton Evans in the House.

Her successive Representatives in the Congress have been Lincola Clarke, of Dubuque, in 1851-3; John P. Cook, of Davenport, in 1853-5; James Thorington, of Davenport, in 1855-7; Timothy Davis of Elkader, in 1857-9; William Vandever of Dubuque, in 1858-63; A. W. Hubbard of Sioux City, in 1863-9; C. Pomeroy of Fort Dodge, in 1869-71; J. Orr of Boone, in 1871-5; Addison Oliver of Onawa, in 1875-6.

Story county completed her organization by electing her county officers, April 4, 1853, under an act of the General Assembly, approved January 12, 1853. At the first election there were two precincts, Indian and Story. The first comprising the settlement on Indian Creek and the other those of Skunk river. Whole number of votes cast at the first election was sixty-four, twenty-seven in Indian, and thirty-seven in Story. One peculiarity of this election is that each of the precincts voted all their ballots the same way, consequently all the candidates receiving the votes of the Story precinct were elected by about ten majority. The following is a list of candidates and votes for same

For county Judge,
    E. C. Evans,    87
    Adolphus Prouty, .    26
For Recorder,
    John Zenor,    64
For Clerk,
    E. H. Billings,    24
    Franklin Thompson,    36
Sheriff,
    I. N. Alderman,    27
    Eli Deal,    37
Surveyor,
    Franklin Thompson,    19
    Otho French,    31
Coroner,
    Shadrick Worrell,    35
School fund Commissioner,
    David Ned,    23
    John Keigley,    32
    The above votes were canvassed
by Samuel 13. McCall, county
Judge of Boone county; Adolphus

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