S. RI Twp: John E. Bauersfeld


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Originally Posted Online: April 08, 2013, 9:51 pm
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NAME: John E. Bauersfeld
AGE:
ADDRESS:Rock Island
OCCUPATION: Retired
FAMILY: Wife, Peggy; two children; four grandchildren
EDUCATION: Bachelor's in mathematics/political science from Augustana, post-grad work
POLITICAL PARTY: Republican
OFFICE SOUGHT: South Rock Island Township supervisor
PRIOR OFFICE: Township supervisor,current director of Townships of Illinois, member of Supervisors of Illinois,Republican precinct committeeman, Rock Island alderman1979 to 2005
WHY RUNNING:To be an integral part of providing viable programs and services to the citizens of our township, and to find reward in helping those in need.
KEY ISSUE:I will continue to stay below budget each year ensuring the lowest tax rate possible. I will provide ongoing transparency into the workings of the township by the use of the website and bi-annual newsletter expanded during my terms in office.
COMMENT:I am a life-long resident of Rock Island. All of my adult life I have been active in a multitude of community activities, including Jaycee, Boy Scouts, United Way, past president of the Botanical Center Board, president of Just Kids Educational Center.
























 



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1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rev. R.F. Sweet, rector of Trinity Episcopal Parish, left for the East to visit his boyhood home in Boston before attending the general convention of the Episcopal Church in New York.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dr. E.A. Anderson was named to succeed Dr. E.L. Kerns as head physician of the Modern Woodmen of America, and moved to Rock Island from Holdingford, Minn.
1939 -- 75 years ago: One week late, because of the outbreak of war, Dr. E.L. Beyer resumed his work as professor of romance languages at Augustana College. Dr. and Mrs. Beyer left Germany on the last train to the Belgian border.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Employees in Turnstyle stores in Moline and Davenport will vote Oct. 2 in an election set up by the Chicago regional office of the National Labor Relations Board. Employees will vote either for the Retail Clerk International or for no union.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Rock Island High School is considering a step to help teen moms stay in school and get their diploma. The school board is expected to vote tonight on instituting an on-site child care center.


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