The Way We Were


In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

March 31, 1916: Dr. E.J. Wheeler, well-known Wrangell dentist, was elected Mayor of Wrangell at Tuesday’s election without opposition. He was given 171 votes. Neil Grant, John Coulter and H.H. Hungerford were elected to the city council for a two year term, Hungerford being re-elected. Grant was high with 156 votes, Coulter second with 134 and Hungerford third with 115. W.G. Wies, the only other candidate, received 96 votes. Mrs. Valbourg Coulter was elected to the school board without opposition. She was given 170 votes. With only one contes...

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