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Transcribed from "Illustrated Altoona" pages 114-15
Altoona City Officers and Salaries -- 1895
Following is a list of the city officers, with their salaries, amount of bonds, where bonds are required, and the location of their offices:
Mayor, S. M. Hoyer; office, city building, corner of Twelfth Street and Thirteenth Avenue; bond, none; salary. $1,200; will be succeeded by Mayor-elect H. C. Barr, April 6, 1896.
Controller, George W. Harpham; office, 1110 Twelfth Street; bond, $3,000; salary, $900. Just re-electcd for a third term.
Treasurer, H. E. Ferguson; office, corner Ninth Street and Eleventh Avenue; bond, $50,000; salary, $1,500. Just re-elected for a third term.
Solicitor, George B. Bowers; office in Mateer building; bond, $5,000; salary, $1,000.
City Engineer, Harvey Linton; office. Twelfth Street, between Sixth and Seventh Avenues; bond, $2,500; salary, $2,000.
City Clerk, W. J. Hamor; office, 1200 Twelfth Street; bond, $1,000; salary, $1,000. Ordinance pending to increase it to $1,500.
Water Superintendent, S. A. Gailey; office, city building; bond, none; salary. $1,200.
Street Commissioner, J. F. Smith; office, city build¬ing; bond, $1,000; salary, $840.
Electrician, J. D. Burleigh; office, city building; bond, none; salary, $780.
Chief Engineer of Fire Department J. N. Tillard; office, No. 1 engine house, Tenth Avenue, between Fourteenth and Fifteenth Streets; bond, none: salary, $900.
Chief of police, A. A. Cherry; office, city building; bond, none; salary, $840.
Lieutenants. $720; Sergeants, $660: Patrolmen and Warden and Patrol Driver, each $600,
Health Officer, J. M. Watt; bond, $500; salary, $660.
Secretary Board of Health, Dr. C. H. Closson; bond. $500; salary, $420.
Clerk of Select Council, Jessie B. W. Ickes; bond, none; salary, $400.
Keywords/Tags: S. M. Hoyer, H. C. Barr, George W. Harpham, H. E. Ferguson, George B. Bowers, Harvey Linton, W. J. Hamor, S. A. Gailey, J. F. Smith, , J. D. Burleigh, J. N. Tillard, A. A. Cherry, J. M. Watt, Dr. C. H. Closson, Jessie B. W. Ickes, Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania, City Officials, 1895 City Officers, Illustrated Altoona