Mayor William Hamer Beardall, Jr.

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Title

Mayor William Hamer Beardall, Jr.

Alternative Title

Mayor Billy Beardall

Subject

Orlando (Fla.)
Mayors--United States

Description

Mayor William Hamer Beardall, Jr., hard at work in his office (1890-1984). Beardall served as Mayor of Orlando from 1940 to 1952. Mayor Beardall made improvements to Orlando International Airport by expanding upon it and creating a larger terminal. Progress in the city’s sewer system was guided by Mayor Beardall along with improved street paving and a new incinerator plant.

Source

Original black and white photograph: Orlando Remembered Exhibit, Orlando City Hall, Orlando, Florida.

Date Created

ca. 1940-1952

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original black and white photograph.

Is Part Of

Orlando Remembered Exhibit, Orlando City Hall, Orlando, Florida.
Orlando City Hall Collection, Orlando Remembered Collection, Orlando Collection, Orange County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

231 KB

Medium

1 black and white photograph

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Orlando City Hall, Downtown Orlando, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Orange County Regional History Center and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Orlando Remembered

Curator

Rodriguez, Coty
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

Brossier, J. C. "Lawyer Beardall Was 4-Term Mayor." The Emeritus Star, November 26, 1955.
"Mayors of U.S. Cities M-W." Worldstatesmen.org. Accessed February 3, 2016. http://www.worldstatesmen.org/US_Mayors2.html#Orlando.
"William Hamer "Billy" Beardall, Jr." Find A Grave. Accessed February 3, 2016. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=22106849.

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