The Odessa Record -

By Terrie Schmidt-Crosby
The Record 

This Week in Odessa History

Week of Dec. 10


Last updated 1/20/2021 at 2:21pm

100 years ago

Dec. 10, 1920

The annual town election was as expected a very quiet affair more closely resembling a school election than a general one. Shortly after noon only 11 votes had been cast and when the polls closed only 32 had exercised their right of franchise. There was no scratching done on the “Citizens’ Ticket” which, with the limited number of votes, made this election the easiest one to get in the returns of any ever held in Odessa. The newly elected officers are J.C. Michaelsen, mayor; W.L. Smith and Wm. H. Luher, councilmen and Sol Reiman, treasurer.

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