Hewitt, Samuel S.
Posted By: Karon Velau (email)
Date: 12/7/2016 at 23:08:48
The Advocate-Tribune newspaper, Indianola, Iowa, Thursday, Sep 17, 1885, p.3
[In Sep 1885, residents in Warren County were not happy with the Republican controlled county officials and formed a People’s County Convention to nominate county officials on a People’s County ticket. The following “biographical” information was written for those candidates]
Samuel S. Hewitt, the nominee for Sheriff, is now serving his first term as such officer, having been elected two years ago by a handsome majority, and running far ahead of his ticket. In Belmont township, which was then his home, he ran eighty ahead of his ticket – a strong contrast with the home record of his opponent, W. C. Montgomery. He had made an excellent officer and is a stronger candidate than he was two years ago, because he is better known. He is a thorough Warren county man, having been reared her from early boyhood.
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