|Thomas Bogle Rader|
|Mayor of Jeffersonville|
January 1, 1898 –December 31, 1902
|Preceded by||Isaac F. Whitside|
|Succeeded by||Abraham Schwaninger|
|Born|| December 25, 1859|
|Died|| June 14, 1904|
Thomas Bogle Rader (December 25, 1859 - June 14, 1904) was a politician and businessman of Jeffersonville, Indiana.
Jeffersonville is a city in Clark County, Indiana, along the Ohio River. Locally, the city is often referred to by the abbreviated name Jeff. It is directly across the Ohio River to the north of Louisville, Kentucky, along I-65. The population was 44,953 at the 2010 census. The city is the county seat of Clark County.
Rader was born in Henryville, Indiana. He began teaching at the young age of sixteen and did so until he became twenty-one years old.He then became Deputy County Treasurer of Clark County in 1878, and moved to Jeffersonville. Four years later he worked as a clerk in the auditor's office for the Louisville and Nashville Railroad. He married Lottie Butterfoss in 1882. In 1888 he resigned from the railroad to go into real-estate and insurance business for himself in Jeffersonville. In 1898 Thomas Rader defeated Republican incumbent Isaac F. Whitside for mayor of Jeffersonville. Rader served as mayor for one term, and was defeated by Abraham Schwaninger in 1902. Later that year he was appointed to as the County Treasurer by the Board of Commissioners following the resignation of the incumbent treasurer. He was a member of the Knights of Pythias and a past master of Freemasonry lodge Jeffersonville Lodge #340.
Henryville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Monroe Township, Clark County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The population was 1,905 at the 2010 census.
Clark County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana, located directly across the Ohio River from Louisville, Kentucky. At the 2010 Census, the population was 110,232. The county seat is Jeffersonville.
The Louisville and Nashville Railroad, commonly called the L&N, was a Class I railroad that operated freight and passenger services in the southeast United States.
Thomas Rader died of Bright's disease in 1904.
The Louisville and Indiana Railroad is a Class III railroad that operates freight service between Indianapolis, Indiana and Louisville, Kentucky, with a major yard and maintenance shop in Jeffersonville, Indiana. It is owned by Anacostia Rail Holdings.
The Big Four Bridge is a six-span former railroad truss bridge that crosses the Ohio River, connecting Louisville, Kentucky, and Jeffersonville, Indiana. It was completed in 1895, and updated in 1929. The largest single span is 547 feet (167 m), with the entire bridge spanning 2,525 feet (770 m). It took its name from the defunct Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway, which was nicknamed the "Big Four Railroad". It is now a converted pedestrian and bicycle bridge from Louisville into Jeffersonville, Indiana.
The George Rogers Clark Memorial Bridge, known locally as the Second Street Bridge, is a four-lane cantilevered truss bridge crossing the Ohio River between Louisville, Kentucky and Jeffersonville, Indiana, that carries US 31.
The Old Jeffersonville Historic District is located in Jeffersonville, Indiana, United States. It marks the original boundaries of Jeffersonville, and is the heart of modern-day downtown Jeffersonville. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. The area is roughly bounded by Court Avenue at the North, Graham Street on the east, the Ohio River at the south, and Interstate 65 at the west. In total, the district has 203 acres (0.8 km²), 500 buildings, 6 structures, and 11 objects. Several banks are located in the historic buildings in the district. The now defunct Steamboat Days Festival, held on the second weekend in September, used to be held on Spring Street and the waterfront. Jeffersonville's largest fire wiped out a block in the historic district on January 11, 2004 which destroyed the original Horner's Novelty store.
The Benjamin Ferguson House is a historic home located in the southwest of Charlestown, Indiana. It was built by Ferguson in 1816, and is a two-story, Federal style brick dwelling with a one-story rear wing. Also on the property is a contributing shed with fruit cellar and the original well.
Robert L. Waiz, Jr is a politician of Jeffersonville, Indiana. He works in real estate and has been on the city council and served as mayor. Waiz, a Democrat, was first elected mayor in 2003, defeating two-term incumbent Tom Galligan in the May Democratic primary and then defeating Republican Monty Snelling in the November general election. On May 8, 2007, he lost the Democrat primary against Galligan; who went on to win the general election in November 2007. Rob Waiz was the youngest mayor elected in the city's modern history.
Thomas R. "Tom" Galligan is a former three-term mayor of Jeffersonville, Indiana, United States, serving from 1996 to 2003 and again from 2008 to 2011. Galligan succeeded incumbent Raymond Parker Jr. in the 1995 mayoral election and was unseated by challenger, Rob Waiz, during the 2003 election. Galligan defeated Waiz during the 2007 election and was defeated by Clark County Commissioner, Mike Moore, during the 2011 election.
Dale L. Orem is an American businessman, politician and civic leader who served as mayor of Jeffersonville, Indiana from 1984 to 1991. Orem was active in sports by playing for the University of Louisville and later coaching at the school. Orem also was a National Football League official.
Richard Vissing (1919–1987) was mayor of Jeffersonville, Indiana. He served five terms from 1964 to 1983 and was the first full-time mayor. During his terms as mayor he was credited for helping revitalize the city and added parks to the city such as River City Park, now named Vissing Park in his honor. One of the notable accomplishments was the purchasing of original Jeffersonville's Ken Ellis Center during the 1970s which was originally a tavern, in 2004 the original building was destroyed by a tornado.
Raymond J. "Buddy" Parker, Jr is an American politician from Jeffersonville, Indiana who served as police chief of Jeffersonville, sheriff of Clark County, mayor of Jeffersonville, county treasurer, county councilman, and county commissioner.
Luther F. Warder was born in Kentucky and moved to Jeffersonville, Indiana when he was twenty years old at the start of the Civil War. He then worked in railroad shops and later politics until his death. Luther in 1875 would become mayor. During Luther's administration the County Seat returned to Jeffersonville in 1878 which was based in Charlestown, Indiana since 1811. In 1881 the 3rd City Hall was built. He would serve as mayor until 1883 losing to opponent John M. Glass, but would return as mayor from 1887 to 1891. Warder Park would be named for him in 1881. Warder's son Joseph Warder would serve as mayor of Jeffersonville as well.
Camp Joe Holt was a Union base during the American Civil War in Jeffersonville, Indiana, across the Ohio River from Louisville, Kentucky, on land that is now part of Clarksville, Indiana, near the Big Eddy. It was a major staging area for troops in the Western Theatre of the War, in preparation for invading the Confederate States of America. Its establishment was the first major step performed by Kentucky Unionists to keep Kentucky from seceding to the Confederacy.
Henry Adolphus Burtt was from Utica, Indiana and was a mayor of Jeffersonville, Indiana.
Harry Clay Poindexter (1857–1937) was mayor of Jeffersonville, Indiana, United States, and son of former Jeffersonville mayor Gabriel Poindexter.
John M. Glass (1843–1925) was a mayor of Jeffersonville, Indiana, and Chief of Police of Los Angeles, California.
Charles Hoodenpyl (1904–1986) was mayor of Jeffersonville, Indiana. Charles Hoodenpyl would serve as the mayor of Jeffersonville in 1952 until 1963 as the last part-time mayor before being replaced by Richard Vissing. Hoodenpyl was mayor during the urban renewal era of Jeffersonville in which the former City Hall was dubbed the "White Elephant" by mayor Hoodenpyl. The building which was left vacant in 1935 before moving to the City-County building, was demolished during Hoodenpyl's administration. As mayor Hoodenpyl would work with Louisville in lobbying to secure funds in 1957 for the reconstruction of the McAlpine Locks and Dam on the Ohio River.
Joseph H. Warder, Sr was a lawyer and politician of Jeffersonville, Indiana. He was also the son of former mayor Luther Warder.
Davis Floyd was an Indiana Jeffersonian Republican politician who was convicted of aiding American Vice President Aaron Burr in the Burr conspiracy. Floyd was not convicted of treason however and returned to public life after several years working to redeem his reputation. He lost his wealth in the Panic of 1819 and died in obscurity in Florida 1834.
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