Sheriff Homer I. Ramsey

 

 

 

 

 

Melvin Businessmen Endorse

HOMER I. RAMSEY

For Sheriff

TO THE VOTERS OF OSCEOLA COUNTY

    We, the undersigned business men of Melvin, Iowa, having known Homer I. Ramsey for many years, heartily endorse him as a proper candidate for the office of Sheriff of Osceola County, and feel that he will make an honest and efficient officer.

 

H. L. BANGERT FRANK KNAPP JOHN J. RAKE
A. A. BUCHHOLZ F. A. RIECKS GEO. C. RIECKS
J. F. JOBES GEO. KRAFT THOS. E. BENZ
E. C. SPENGLER F. S. NELSON M. W. COLLINS
JOHN STEENHOVEN S. B. ROSKAM WM. BRUMMER
W. M. BARKWILL ART M. HANSEN GEO. H. DICKMAN
FRED J. BAUMAN H. SAIENGA HARRY ROBINSON
A. SCHLICHT CLAUS SCHLICHT HENRY POHLMAN
FRED SCHERER J. DVORAK W. S. FREES
L. DAGGETT FRANK E. BUCHHOLZ WM. J. RIECKS
C. M. McDOUGALL A. M. HEIN F. W. YEAR

---Vote For---

Ramsey for Sheriff

Candidate on Republican ticket

First Column of Ballot

Election Tuesday, November 4th

Polls Open From 8:00 A. M. to 8:00 P. M.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Primary Candidates for Osceola County Sheriff
June 2, 1930 Results
Republican Nominees Homer Ramsey 725
  George Bauer 361
Democratic Nominee G. E. Lowry 176
Primary Candidates for Osceola County Sheriff
June 6, 1932 Results
Republican Nominees Homer Ramsey 1,271
  Harvey Hussey 1
  Neil Van Citters 1
Democratic Nominees James Beacom 256
  A. J. Salland 1
  Nick Leinen 1

 

 

 

 

 

Primary Candidates for Osceola County Sheriff
June 4, 1934 Results
Republican Nominees Homer Ramsey 1,297
  P. W. Zierke 388
Democratic Nominee William Imhoff 254
Primary Candidates for Osceola County Sheriff
June 1, 1936 Results
Republican Nominees Homer Ramsey 915
  William Riecks 1
Democratic Nominees John H. Nicoll 17
  Grace Cleveland 2
Primary Candidates for Osceola County Sheriff
June 6, 1938 Results
Republican Nominee Homer Ramsey  
Democratic Nominee Leo J. Cronin  

 

 

 

 

 

November 4, 1930, Homer Ramsey was elected Sheriff of Osceola County, receiving 1,496 votes over the incumbent G. F. Lowry which received 1,289 votes.

 

 

 

9th Street Blvd looking West, Sibley, Iowa - 1930's

 

May 31, 1932 - Baby's Body Found In Harris, Vera Leckband & Henry Immens Charged With Murder

9th Street looking East - Sibley, Iowa - 1930's

 

 

November 8, 1932, Homer Ramsey was re-elected Sheriff of Osceola County, receiving 2,626 votes, over his running mate James Beacom which received 1,054 votes.

May 9, 1933 - Sheriff Receives Sub-Machine Gun

October 6, 1933 - Melvin Mercantile Company broken into; $199.29 of Merchandise Taken

November 6, 1934, Homer Ramsey was re-elected Sheriff of Osceola County, receiving 2,306 votes, over his running mate William Imhoff which received 1,262 votes.                                                       

May 25, 1935 - Henry Woltersdorf Pled Guilty to Statutory Rape and Sentenced to 40 Years

November 3, 1936, Homer Ramsey was re-elected Sheriff of Osceola County, receiving 2,934 votes, over his running mate Henry Burma which received 3 votes.

 

November 8, 1938, Homer Ramsey was re-elected Sheriff of Osceola County, receiving 1,940 votes, over his running mate L. J. Cronin which received 1,727 votes.

 

January 13, 1940 - Glenn James & Oscar Hess Sentenced 25 Years - Robbery With Aggravation

 

April 30, 1940 - Oscar McBride guilty of Embezzlement Sentenced to 5 years in Fort Madison

 

Central Park looking Southeast, Sibley, Iowa - Summer of 1939 

 

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