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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1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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