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GOVERNMENT

HISTORY OF CENTRAL SQUARE GOVERNMENT

The government of Central Square began with its incorporation in 1890. The population of the village at this time was about 500.  The first officers were:‍‍‍ David L. Wood president elected for three years, John Hamilton, George Coville and Dr. Nelson W. Bates were trustees.  Gabriel Traub, treasurer; Jacob Farrington, collector and J. H. Gridley clerk.

Other Village Presidents (later called Mayors) include:

Village Presidents

1890–1893

1893–1894

1894

1897

Unknown

1916–1917

1917–1918

1920

1924–1925

1926‍‍‍–1927

1927–1928

1928–1929

David L. Wood

Dr. Nelson W. Bates

Dr. William Henry Conterman

James Turnbull

Dr. William D. Smith

E.T. Conterman

E.T. Conterman

E.T. Conterman

E.T. Conterman

E.T. Conterman

Herman P. Goettel

Herman P. Goettel

Mayors

1929–1933

1933–1935

1935–1941

1941–1945

1945–1951

1951–1957

1957–1963

1963–1973

1973–1975

1975–1991

1991–1993

1993–1999‍‍‍

1999–2003

2003–2007

2007–2013

2013–2019

Herman P. Goettel
Village President 1927-29

William T. Reymore

Dr. William H Birrell

Charles M. Boyke

Case J. Chiller

Charles J. Yorkey Jr.

William J. Metz

David B. Weatherup

Milton L. Dunham

Donald F. Dixon

George G. Traub Jr.

Millard W. Murphy

Randy W. Brooks

Millard W. Murphy

Michael Dixon

Millard W. Murphy

Kenneth R. Sherman