J. D. Couffer gets Chest of Silver: Retiring head of the village is given a token of appreciation for services
Publication:
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 May 1915, p. 1


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Media Type:
Newspaper
Text
Item Type:
Articles
Notes:
John D. Couffer, village president for nine years, is retiring and Mr. O. W. Schmidit will take his place. As a gift Couffer was presented with a chest of silver containing 173 pieces. Men on the presentation committee included Mr. Thomas M. Knox, E. J. Kirchberg, John Gillis, G. W. Kibby, W. B. Davies, W. E. Hudson, Ed Zipf, C. C. Mitchell, Frank J. Scheidenhelm, Lyman Drake, A. G. Brown, F. G. Seng [unclear], F. A. Waidner, H. G. Drury
Officers sworn in were O. W. Schmidt, H. W. Miller, W. J. Montgomery, Joseph Heinzen, Percy Andrews, Ralph Baker. E. E. Orner is village clerk. C. C. Carnahan was appointed village attorney. Frank Forester is superintendent of public works and Mr. Dunshee is his assistant.

Date of Publication:
7 May 1915
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Couffer, John
Local identifier:
Wilmette.News.292914
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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J. D. Couffer gets Chest of Silver: Retiring head of the village is given a token of appreciation for services