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Ira Hayes Runs for Circuit Clerk
Ira Hayes today announced his candidacy for the office of Circuit Clerk for Jefferson County subject to the Republican primary to be held April 11.
Mr. Hayes, a life long resident of Jefferson County, is a son of the Late Hiram Hayes, a pioneer settler of the community of Mt. Vernon. He was educated in the local public schools and the Mt. Vernon Twp. High School. He is 53 years of age and is married to the former Maud Scott, daughter of L. N. Scott who for many years was prominent in Republican county politics, and held with distinction many public offices. Mr. and Mrs. Hayes now reside on Fairfield Road east of Mt.Vernon.
The friends of Mr. Hayes point out that his business experience ideally qualifies him for the position he seeks; that his wide acquaintance throughout the county and his adeptness in meeting and making friends will make him a stronger contender for public office.
Mr. Hayes has always devoted himself to things for community betterment, and believes in good clean government. Is an energetic and ardent worker in any of his undertakings.
Mr. Hayes states that he intends to canvass the entire county and meet as many of the voters as possible during the campaign.
[Submitted By: Kiowana Hayes Ferguson]

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