OFFICIALS OF THE TOWN OF KEYSER

 
1874
Mayor: J. T. Hoke
Councilmen:
James I. Barrick
Thomas B. Davis
William M. Welch
Arnold Gerstell, MD Fred Huffman
John Hughes
 Recorder: Orlando Shay
Sergeant: John Payne

 
1875
Mayor: J. T. Hoke
Councilmen:
James I. Barrick
Thomas B. Davis
Arnold Gerstell, MD
Fred Huffman
Recorder: Orlando Shay
Sergeant: John Payne

 
1876
Mayor: J. T. Hoke
Councilmen:
Thomas B. Davis
T. E. McCoole
Fred Huffman
Andrew Grimes
William H. Jackson
Recorder: Orlando Shay
Sergeant: George W. Parson

 
1877
Mayor: Orlando Shay
Councilmen:
William T. Head
Henry W. Baker
Samuel E. Dixon
T. E. Funk
Recorder: George Price
Sergeant: C. W. Burke (office
vacant 8-16, Wm. Head appointed)

 
1878
Mayor: W. A. Athey
Councilmen:
F. M. Reynolds
Thomas B. Davis
B. Huggins
T. E. McCoole
Fred Huffman
Recorder: James H. Jones
Sergeant: William Brophy (later
William Virtz)

 
1879
Mayor: William M. Welch
Councilmen:
F. M. Reynolds
Thomas B. Davis
B. Huggins
T. E. McCoole
Fred Huffman
Recorder: J. B. O. Clemm

 
1880
Mayor: William M. Welch
Councilmen:
Thomas B. Davis
F. M. Reynolds
W. A. Wells
Fred Huffman
B. Higgins
Recorder: J. B. O. Clemm
Sergeant: Silas M. Atkins

 
1881
Mayor: William M. Welch
Councilmen: Henry W. Baker
C. E. Blondell
John J. Rine
L. A. Rizer
Asa Mooreland
Recorder: W. B. Fisher

 
1882
Mayor: George E. Price
Councilmen:
J. J. Rine
George L. Lepps J. H. Markwood
William A. Wells
F. M. Reynolds
Recorder: W. B. Fisher
Sergeant: Samuel W. Head

 
1883
Mayor: F. M. Reynolds
Councilmen:
John J. Rine
W. A. Wells
J. H. Markwood
E. B. Creel
C. S. Hoffman
Recorder: D. C. Arnold
Sergeant: Samuel W. Head

 
1884
Mayor: John Miller
Councilmen:
Thomas B. Davis
L. A. Rizer
Henry W. Baker
Silas M. Atkins
Philip Nine
Recorder: D. C. Arnold
Sergeant: Samuel W. Head

 
1885
Mayor: John Miller
Councilmen:
Thomas B. Davis
L. A. Rizer
Henry W. Baker
Philip Nine
Floyd Knight
Recorder: D. C. Arnold
Sergeant: Samuel W. Head

 
1886
Mayor: John W. Perry
Councilmen:
Mike Haran
J. Henry Vernon
J. W. Pennington
Fred Huffman
William M. Smith
Recorder: E. H. Davis
Sergeant: Samuel W. Head

 
1887
Mayor: J. R. Carskadon
Councilmen:
Thomas B. Davis
William B. Lauck
J. H. Markwood
Mason H. Smith
Henry W. Baker
Recorder: E. H. Davis

 
1888
Mayor: William M. Welch
Councilmen:
J. H. Markwood
L. F. Spicer
Mason H. Smith
L. N. Burk John J. Rine
Recorder: James A. Moody
Sergeant: L. O. Davis

 
1889
Mayor: William M. Welch
Councilmen:
L. N. Burke
J. H. Markwood
John J. Rine
Mason H. Smith
L. F. Spicer
Recorder: James A. Moody
Sergeant: L. O. Davis

 
1890
Mayor: William M. Welch
Councilmen:
L. N. Burke
J. H. Markwood
John J. Rine
Mason H. Smith
L. F. Spicer
Recorder: James A. Moody

 
1891
Mayor: John W. Perry
Councilmen:
A. P. Ritzell
J. Harry Vernon
Thomas H. West, MD
George P. Warner
Cyrus P. Grimes
Recorder: Adam V. Douglas

 
1892
Mayor: John W. Perry
Councilmen:
Thomas H. West, MD
George P. Warner
Cyrus P. Grimes
A. P. Ritzell
J. Harry Vernon
Recorder: Adam V. Douglas

 
1893
Mayor: William M. Welch
Councilmen:
A. P. Ritzell
Mason H. Smith
J. Harry Vernon
L. O. Davis
Dan C. Quinn
Recorder: Turner A. Pifer

 
1894
Mayor: Mason H. Smith
Councilmen:
George T. Carskadon
J. H. Markwood
Thomas H. West, MD
J. H. Vernon
C. Wood Daily
Recorder: W. N. Offutt

 
1895
Mayor: William M. Welch
Councilmen:
Thomas H. West, MD
John W. Arnold
John J. Rine
Charles Wollerton
James A. Sharpless Recorder: John T. Crawford

 
1896
Mayor: James A. Sharpless
Councilmen:
J. Harry Vernon
William P. Clayton
George T. Carskadon
Thomas B. Davis
J. H. Markwood

 
1897
Mayor: Orlando Shay
Councilmen: J. H. Markwood
John G. Koelz
F. M. Reynolds
Thomas B. Davis
J. Harry Vernon
Recorder: W. N. Offutt

 
1898
Mayor: William M. Welch
Councilmen:
F. M. Reynolds James H. Rine
James Thornton Carskadon
John G. Koelz
Harry G. Buxton

 
1899
Mayor: W. P. Atwood
Councilmen:
James B. Fetzer
J. Conrad Kephart
F. M. Reynolds
Thomas H. West, MD
Augustus S. Wolf
Recorder: J. R. Bean

 
1900
Mayor: J. R. Bean
Councilmen:
F. M. Reynolds
G. W. Cheshire
Clarence L. Everhart
A. P. Ritzell
Philip Harry Keys

 
1901
Mayor: James T. Doyle
Councilmen:
George W. Cheshire
N. J. Crooks
F. Lemuel Kimmel
J. H. Markwood
Clarence L. Everhart
Recorder: Arthur P. Brown

 
1902
Mayor: William B. Lauch
Councilmen:
J. H. Markwood S. Newton Moore
Thomas B. Davis
Horace G. Steorts
George W. Cheshire
Recorder: Arthur P. Brown

 
1903
Mayor: William B. Lauck
Councilmen:
William W. Long
George W. Cheshire
J. W. Wagoner
John J. Rine
Lemuel J. Powell
Recorder: Morris F. Jones

 
1904
Mayor: James T. Doyle
Councilmen:
J. W. Wagoner
John J. Rine
J. Harry Vernon
William W. Long
George W. Cheshire
Recorder: Harry L. Arnold
Sergeant: Henry Halbritter

 
1905
Mayor: Richard A. Welch
Councilmen:
Arthur P. Brown
W. S. Davis
William W. Long
J. W. Wagoner
H. L. Arnold
Recorder: Jacob L. Githens

 
1907
Mayor: R. A. Welch
Councilmen:
W. L. Haines
W. W. Long
C. Maulder
Recorder: J. E. Offner
Sergeant: W. S. Davis

 
1909
Mayor: R. A. Welch
Councilmen:
W. H. Yenkly
E. M. Stotlemyer
C. E. Twigg
Recorder: F. H. Babb
Sergeant: E. V. Romig

 
1911
Mayor: R. A. Welch
Councilmen:
W. W. Long
Patrick Naughton
J. H. Markwood
Recorder: J. B. Gill
Sergeant: J. W. Wagoner

 
1913
Mayor: F. H. Babb
Councilmen:
E. V. Romig
A. J. Keenan
H. G. Steorts
City Clerk: Louis M. Bomberger
Chief of Police: F. G. Davis

 
1915
Mayor: W. C. Pifer
Councilmen:
C. G. Scribner
J. S. Ward
E. V. Romig
A. S. Keenan
City Clerk: L. M. Bomberger
Chief of Police: F. G. Davis

 
1917
Mayor: W. C. Pifer
Councilmen:
J. S. Ward
T. D. Leps
 City Clerk: L. R. Warner
Chief of Police: F. G. Davis

 
1919
Mayor: W. C. Pifer
Councilmen: G. E. Wagoner
T. D. Leps
O. S. W. Fazenbaker
City Clerk: L. R. Warner
Chief of Police: F. G. Davis

 
1921
Mayor: E. V. Romig
Councilmen:
J. B. Gillum
C. M. Fletcher
J. S. Ward
City Clerk: L. R. Warner
Chief of Police: F. G. Davis

 
1923
Mayor: E. V. Romig
Councilmen:
W. C. Long
G. E. Sirbaugh
C. M. Fletcher
City Clerk: L. R. Warner

 
1925
Mayor: K. H. Stover
Councilmen:
W. W. Long
C. M. Dayton
G. E. Sirbaugh
City Clerk: L. R. Warner
Chief of Police: F. G. Davis

 
1927
Mayor: W. J. Koelz
Councilmen:
  W. W. Long
  C . M. Dayton
  G. E. Sirbaugh
City Clerk: L. R. Warner
Chief of Police: F. G. Davis
 

 
1929
Mayor: W. J. Koelz
Councilmen:
  W. W. Long
  G. E. Wagoner
  W. D. Wright
City Clerk: J. J. Baker
Chief of Police: F. G. Davis

 
1931
Mayor: W. J. Koelz
Councilmen:
  H. G. Fisher
  C. M. Dayton
  G. E. Sirbaugh
City Clerk: J. J. Baker
Chief of Police: Troy Alkire

1933
Mayor: C. L. Everhart
Councilmen:
A. J. Boor
W. S. Caldwell
W. H. Longsdorf
City Clerk: A. A. Jordan
Chief of Police: Leo O. Kesner

1935 Mayor: C. L. Everhart
Councilmen:
J. C. Freeland
W. H. Longsdorf
J. T. Gift
City Clerk: A. A. Jordan
Chief Of Police: James E. Leatherman

 

 

1937
Mayor: John C. Freeland
Councilmen:
Fred Davis
Karl Siever
W. H. Longsdorf
City Clerk: A. A. Jordan
Chief of Police: James E. Leatherman

1939
Mayor: John C. Freeland
Councilmen:
W. H. Longsdorf
W. C. Knott
R. E. Casteel
City Clerk: A. A. Jordan
Chief of Police: James E. Leatherman

1941
Mayor: John C. Freeland
Councilmen:
W. H. Longsdorf
R. E. Casteel
W. C. Knott
City Clerk: A. A. Jordan
Chief of Police: James E. Leatherman

1943
Mayor: John C. Freeland
Councilmen:
W. H. Longsdorf
R. E. Casteel
J. H. Dean
City Clerk: A. A. Jordan
Chief of Police: John E. Hesen

 
1945
Mayor: John C. Freeland
Councilmen: R. E. Casteel
F. E. Mott
J. H. Dean
City Clerk: A. A. Jordan
Chief of Police: Claude A. Martin

 
1947
Mayor: John C. Freeland
Councilmen:
R. E. Casteel
G. E. Smith
Harold J. Snyder
City Clerk: A. A. Jordan
Chief of Police: Claude A. Martin

 
1949
Mayor: John C. Freeland
Councilmen:
W. F. Stafford
G. E. Smith
Lester H. Vokes
City clerk: A. A. Jordan
Chief of Police: Claude A. Martin

 
1951
Mayor: Chester J. Compton
Councilmen:
Elmer J. Hartman
Richard C. Herndon
Raymond L. Murray
City Clerk: A. A. Jordan
Chief of Police: Claude A. Martin

 
1953
Mayor: John C. Freeland
Councilmen:
Lester H. Oates
Raymond L. Murray
Paul D. Peters
City Clerk: Carl F. Theis, Jr.
Chief of Police: Guy F. Clem

 
1955
Mayor: John C. Freeland
Councilmen:
Evers T. Kessel
Lester H. Oates
Paul D. Peters
City Clerk: Carl F. Theis, Jr.
Chief of Police: Guy f. Clem

 
1957
Mayor: Richard E. Romig
Councilmen:
Raymond L. Murray
Lester H. Oates
Paul D. Peters
City Clerk: Charles F. Rice, Sr.
Chief of Police: Guy Clem

 
1959
Mayor: Richard E. Romig
Councilmen:
Raymond L. Murray
Lester H. Oates
Paul D. Peters
City Clerk: Charles F. Rice, Sr.
Chief of Police: Guy Clem

 
1961
Mayor: Richard E. Romig
Councilmen:
Raymond L. Murray
Lester H. Oates
Paul D. Peters
City Clerk: Charles F. Rice, Sr.
Chief of Police: Guy Clem

 
1963
Mayor: Harland B. Ridder
Councilmen:
Lester H. Oates
Paul D. Peters
Edward Daskal
City Clerk: Charles F. Rice, Sr.
Chief of Police: Ralph Marsh

 
1965
Mayor: Harland D. Ridder
Councilmen:
Paul D. Peters
Edward Daskal
Robert L. Fisher
City Clerk: Charles F. Rice, Sr.
Chief of Police: Ralph Marsh

 
1967
Mayor: Harland D. Ridder
Councilmen:
L. Raymond Wolford
Robert L. Fisher
Guerino Calemine
City Clerk: Harry P. Emmart, Jr.
Chief of Police: Robert E. Dorsey

 
1969
Mayor: L. Raymond Wolford
Councilmen:
Guerino Calemine
Robert L. Fisher
H. Edward Miller, Sr.
City Clerk: Harry P. Emmart, Jr.
Chief of Police: Harry Stewart

 
1971
Mayor: L. Raymond Wolford
Councilmen:
H. Edward Miller
Irving T. Athey Lester H. Oates
City Clerk: Harry P. Emmart, Jr.
Chief of Police: Harry Stewart

 
1973
Mayor: Irving T. Athey
Councilmen:
H. Edward Miller
Robert L. Fisher
Rudy Sites (appointed)
City Clerk: Harry P. Emmart, Jr.
Chief of Police: Harry A. Stewart

 
1974
Mayor: Irving T. Athey
Councilmen:
H. Edward Miller
Rudy L. Sites
Otto L. Cannon
City Clerk: Harry P. Emmart, Jr.
Chief of Police: Harry A. Stewart

From the Keyser Souvenir Centennial Program
1874 - 1974
Special Thanks to H. Edward Miller, Keyser Centennial Executive Committee, for permitting it's placement on the Mineral County Site