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E G Sewell

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Preceded by  Robert R. Williams
Preceded by  Edward C. Romfh
Succeeded by  Alexander Orr, Jr.
Succeeded by  C. H. Reeder
Preceded by  R. B. Gautier
Name  E. Sewell
Succeeded by  A. D. H. Fossey

E. G. Sewell
Died  April 2, 1940, Jackson Memorial Hospital

Everest George "E. G." Sewell ( September 17, 1874 – April 2, 1940) was a former Mayor of Miami.

E. G. Sewell Florida Memory Mayor E G Sewell with others Miami Florida

E. G. and his brother, John Sewell moved to Miami on March 3, 1896 and opened the first store north of the Miami River on March 26, 1896. In February 1916, he was elected as president of Miami Chamber of Commerce and was re-elected every year until 1925 (except for 1919). He was elected as Mayor of Miami in 1927 (until 1929), 1933 (until 1935), 1939 (in recall election for 2 months), and lastly 1939 (until his death in 1940).

He died two days after suffering a heart attack on April 2, 1940 at Jackson Memorial Hospital.

There is a city of Miami nature park named after him: E. G. Sewell Park located at 1801 NW South River Drive.

References

E. G. Sewell Wikipedia


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