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The following citizens have served as Postmasters of the City of Danville since it was organized:

POSTMASTER - DATE APPOINTED

Amos Williams - May 3, 1827 (Estab.)

James C. Cravens - May 22, 1840

Amos Williams - June 25, 1841

Isaac R. Moores - July 31, 1845

Othniel Gilbert - June 8, 1849

Samuel Frazier - June 10, 1850

Alexander P. Chesley - December 12, 1850

Charles G. Draper - July 14, 1853

Josiah Alexander - December 7, 1853

John M. Lesley - March 28, 1856

Henry G. Boyce - June 23, 1856

Enoch Kingsbury - March 16, 1861

William Morgan - September 28, 1866

Thomas McKibben - April 6, 1869

Samuel H. Fairchild - January 17, 1871

Charles W. Gregory - January 22, 1875

William R. Jewell - February 5, 1883

John P. Norvell - July 20, 1885

William R. Jewell - April 16, 1889

John Beard - October 27, 1894

William R. Jewell - March 10, 1897

Clint C. Tilton - October 30, 1913

George R. Tilton - January 18, 1915

Lawrence M. Birch (Acting) - October 1, 1923

Lawrence M. Birch - January 7, 1924

William C. Lewman (Acting) - June 15, 1927

William C. Lewman - December 15, 1927

Charles W. Collings (Acting) - December 7, 1934

James H. Elliott - July 26, 1935

[Source: "Stories of Historical Days In Vermilion County, Illinois," By Grammar Grade Pupils of Villages and Rural Schools, 1934-1935; Compiled for the School Libraries By L. A. TOGGLE, County Superintendent of Schools. Transcribed by K. Torp]



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