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Revision as of 13:43, 19 August 2019

F.W. Twyman was a Charlottesville businessman and elected officials in the early 20th century.


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Biography

Twyman was president of the Albemarle Telephone Company in 1909.

He was also the chair of a committee that raised funds for a new hotel that would become the Monticello Hotel. [1]

Treasury race

Twyman ran for treasurer in 1909. [2]

Council

In all he served the city through three forms of government – the common council with twelve members, the bicameral council with four aldermen and eight council, and the commission form with five members.

When he ran for treasurer in 1909, he was also president of the City Council.

He was also on Council in 1918. [3]

Twyman was also a candidate for Council in 1928 election. [4]

Positions in 1928

Twyman wrote to the Daily Progress in June 1928 to outline his platform, though he said he was running because the city had a great many needs to address. He said the city needed to tackle the question of zoning "because the business and residential districts are constantly meeting other" destroying property values. Twyman also said Main Street needed to be improved and the sewer system needed to be expanded.


References

  1. Web. Hotel Victory, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, June 1, 1924, retrieved June 2, 2016 from University of Virginia Library. Print. June 1, 1924 page 3.
  2. Web. Out In The Open for Treasurership, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, January 26, 1909, retrieved January 22, 2017 from University of Virginia Library.
  3. Web. To Resurface Macadam Roads, Commoon Council Votes Sum of $5,000, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, July 12, 1918, retrieved July 12, 2016 from University of Virginia Library.
  4. Web. Candidates Give Their Platforms, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, June 1, 1928, retrieved June 1, 2016 from University of Virginia Library.

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