Sheriff John Nicoll

VOTE FOR

JOHN H. NICOLL

Republican Canidate For

SHERIFF

YOUR SUPPORT APPRECIATED

GENERAL ELECTION NOVEMBER 5, 1940

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Picture on the left was taken in the 1940's on Main Street in Sibley, Iowa.  Taken at an angle from 3rd Avenue, facing north on 9th Street.

Picture below is the town jail in Ashton, IA

 

 

Primary Candidates for Osceola County Sheriff
June 3, 1940 Results
Republican Nominee John Nicoll 830
Democratic Nominees James Beacom 112
  Leo. J. Cronin 337
  Homer Ramsey 1
Primary Candidates for Osceola County Sheriff
June 1, 1942 Results
Republican Nominee John Nicoll 540
Democratic Nominee none  
Primary Candidates for Osceola County Sheriff
June 5, 1944 Results
Republican Nominee John Nicoll 285
Democratic Nominees Leo J. Cronin 1
  Walter Moet 1

November 5, 1940, John Nicoll was elected Sheriff of Osceola County, receiving 2,757 votes over the his running mate Leo Cronin which received 1,854 votes.  Nicoll will succeed Sheriff Homer Ramsey who is retiring and moving to Missouri.

November 3, 1942, John Nicoll was re-elected Sheriff of Osceola County, receiving 2,042 votes.

 

November 7, 1944, John Nicoll was re-elected Sheriff of Osceola County, receiving 2,604 votes over F. L. Glover which received 1 vote as a write in.

 

December 1, 1951, a new town public library in Ashton, IA, was opened up to the public.  This small building in was formally used as the town jail for Ashton.  The sixteen foot square building was striped of its jail cells, a center partition, a chimney, and the bars from the windows.

 

August 1952 - Sibley Opens Up First Police Office Here

 

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