The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Arlene Weber
Jefferson Valley Museum 

Our Town 100 Years Ago: November 1920

Part 1


November 11, 2020

The election is over, winter is setting in and homes and businesses are changing hands – one hundred years ago in Whitehall. Jefferson County voters selected Mr. D. F. Riggs as a new member of the Montana House of Representatives. Mr. H. R. Houghton defeated Mr. M. L. Tuttle for county treasurer and James Flaherty is the Clerk of the District Court. 367 voters turned out in Whitehall. Our town orchestra provided the music at the big election dance in Virginia City.

There are several changes and additions among our community residents. Edward Harden and his family have moved back...

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