Date: 5 Jan. 1872
Location: Athens, Clarke Co., Georgia USA
Source: Newspaper The Southern Banner
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Due to shenanigans in the first round of Athens elections in 1870, it would seem that Jerry found himself at odds with the parties sponsoring other candidates, so ran as an independent for office of Intendant. The piece states that he had previously served as both Intendant and Warden of Athens.