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'''Louis L. Scribner''' was vice mayor of [[Charlottesville]] at the beginning of 1960. <ref>{{cite-progress-lindsay|title=Three Enter Primary for City Council Posts|author=Staff reports|pageno=A1|printdate=January 3, 1960|publishdate=January 3, 1960|accessdate=January 10, 2016}}</ref>
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'''Louis L. Scribner''' was an architect who served on City Council for several years in the 1950's and 1960's.  Scribner served as mayor from 1960 to 1962.  He was mayor during the city's [[Charlottesville's 200th anniversary|200th anniversary]] when a time capsule was buried. He was vice mayor of [[Charlottesville]] at the beginning of 1960. <ref>{{cite-progress-lindsay|title=Three Enter Primary for City Council Posts|author=Staff reports|pageno=A1|printdate=January 3, 1960|publishdate=January 3, 1960|accessdate=January 10, 2016}}</ref>
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Scribner also ran for re-election in [[1962 election|1962]]. <ref>{{cite-progress-lindsay|title=Barnett Attacks Council 'Attitude'|url=http://search.lib.virginia.edu/catalog/uva-lib:2659769/view#openLayer/uva-lib:2659794/4487.5/1086.5/3/1/0|author=Ruth Lane|pageno=25|printdate=March 29, 1962|publishdate=March 29, 1962|accessdate=June 10, 2017 from University of Virginia Library}}</ref>
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Scribner served as mayor from 1960 to 1962.  He was mayor during the city's [[Charlottesville's 200th anniversary|200th anniversary]] when a time capsule was buried.
 
  
He was a member of the [[Building Code Review Board]] in 1957. <ref>{{cite-progress-lindsay|title=Council Is Told Natural Gas Hike Is Necessary|url=http://search.lib.virginia.edu/catalog/uva-lib:2708151/view#openLayer/uva-lib:2708159/3982/3287/3/1/0|author=Staff Reports|pageno=8|printdate=January 22, 1957|publishdate=January 22, 1957|accessdate=January 19, 2017 from University of Virginia Library}}</ref>+
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==Biography==
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Scribner was born in Raleigh, North Carolina and later moved to [[Albemarle County]] as a baby. He graduated from the [[University of Virginia]] with a degree in architecture. He was a partner in the firm Stainback and Scribner. <ref name="WINA">{{cite-progress-lindsay|title=Scribner Says Water City's Main Problem|url=http://search.lib.virginia.edu/catalog/uva-lib:2659736/view#openLayer/uva-lib:2659753/2960/2295.5/3/1/0|author=Ruth Lane|pageno=17|printdate=March 28, 1962|publishdate=March 28, 1962|accessdate=June 10, 2017 from University of Virginia Library}}</ref>
  
Scribner also ran for re-election in [[1962 election|1962]]. <ref>{{cite-progress-lindsay|title=Barnett Attacks Council 'Attitude'|url=http://search.lib.virginia.edu/catalog/uva-lib:2659769/view#openLayer/uva-lib:2659794/4487.5/1086.5/3/1/0|author=Ruth Lane|pageno=25|printdate=March 29, 1962|publishdate=March 29, 1962|accessdate=June 10, 2017 from University of Virginia Library}}</ref>
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He was a member of the [[Building Code Review Board]] from 1947 in 1957. <ref>{{cite-progress-lindsay|title=Council Is Told Natural Gas Hike Is Necessary|url=http://search.lib.virginia.edu/catalog/uva-lib:2708151/view#openLayer/uva-lib:2708159/3982/3287/3/1/0|author=Staff Reports|pageno=8|printdate=January 22, 1957|publishdate=January 22, 1957|accessdate=January 19, 2017 from University of Virginia Library}}</ref>
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==Appointment to Council==
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Scribner was appointed to Council in 1957 to fill the vacancy left when [[William R. Hill]] resigned. <ref name="WINA" />
  
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==1962 election==
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Scribner had initially stated he would not run for another term but changed his mind in part because he wanted to "follow through" on the city's annexation of Albemarle land. During a press conference televised live on [[WINA]], Scribner said the number one issue was creating a secondary water supply for the community.
  
 
==Scribner's letter to 2012==
 
==Scribner's letter to 2012==

Revision as of 22:08, 10 June 2017

Louis L. Scribner was an architect who served on City Council for several years in the 1950's and 1960's. Scribner served as mayor from 1960 to 1962. He was mayor during the city's 200th anniversary when a time capsule was buried. He was vice mayor of Charlottesville at the beginning of 1960. [1]

Scribner also ran for re-election in 1962. [2]

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Biography

Scribner was born in Raleigh, North Carolina and later moved to Albemarle County as a baby. He graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in architecture. He was a partner in the firm Stainback and Scribner. [3]

He was a member of the Building Code Review Board from 1947 in 1957. [4]


Appointment to Council

Scribner was appointed to Council in 1957 to fill the vacancy left when William R. Hill resigned. [3]

1962 election

Scribner had initially stated he would not run for another term but changed his mind in part because he wanted to "follow through" on the city's annexation of Albemarle land. During a press conference televised live on WINA, Scribner said the number one issue was creating a secondary water supply for the community.

Scribner's letter to 2012

When the time capsule was buried 1962, one of the items placed within was a letter from Mayor Scribner to whoever would be mayor in 2012. When the capsule was opened, the letter was damaged but a copy still existed. Here is an excerpt:

"May we urge you to ever support the ideals of liberty and democracy as set forth by this area's greatest citizen, Thomas Jefferson. And further urge you to make this city the best place in our land in which to live... Finally we salute you and offer our thanks to you for the services you are rendering to the citizens of Charlottesville, many of whom are our children."

References

  1. Print: Three Enter Primary for City Council Posts, Staff reports, Daily Progress, Lindsay family January 3, 1960, Page A1.
  2. Web. Barnett Attacks Council 'Attitude', Ruth Lane, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, March 29, 1962, retrieved June 10, 2017 from University of Virginia Library. Print. March 29, 1962 page 25.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Web. Scribner Says Water City's Main Problem, Ruth Lane, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, March 28, 1962, retrieved June 10, 2017 from University of Virginia Library. Print. March 28, 1962 page 17.
  4. Web. Council Is Told Natural Gas Hike Is Necessary, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, January 22, 1957, retrieved January 19, 2017 from University of Virginia Library. Print. January 22, 1957 page 8.


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