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City of Fort Lauderdale General Refunding Bond - Florida 1936  

City of Fort Lauderdale General Refunding Bond - Florida 1936

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Beautiful engraved specimen certificate from the City of Fort Lauderdale General Refunding Bond dated in 1936. This historic document was printed by Western Bank Note Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of an eagle. This item is over 71 years old.

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Fort Lauderdale, known as the "Venice of America" due to its expansive and intricate canal system, is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. The city is known for its abundant beaches, bars, yachts, night clubs, performing arts, and downtown museums. The city's population is described as metropolitan, where diverse culture is commonplace. According to the 2004 U.S. Census Bureau's Estimates, the city had a population of 164,578. Annexation of unincorporated areas in 2005 has boosted the city population to 170,823. It is the county seat of Broward County, and forms a part of the South Florida metropolitan area.

Fort Lauderdale has a Commission-Manager form of government. City policy is set by a city commission of five elected members; the mayor and four district commission members. Administrative functions are performed by a City manager, who is appointed by the city commission. Fire & EMS Services are provided by Fort Lauderdale Fire-Rescue Department

Mayors of Fort Lauderdale

The mayor of Fort Lauderdale serves a three-year term, no greater than six consecutive terms, for a total of eighteen years. The current and longest-ever serving mayor, Jim Naugle, will be ineligible for reelection in 2009.

Mayor-Council Government (1912 - 1925) Mayor was appointed from the Council.

1912–1913 W.H. Marshall

1913–1914 George B. Matthews

1914–1913 Dr. C.G. Holland

1916–1918 Will J. Reed

1918 James S. Richard

1918–1919 Will J. Reed

1919–1923 C.E. Farrington

1922–1924 R. G. Snow

1924–1925 Will J. Reed

Mayor-Commission Government (1925 - 1982)

Mayor was appointed from the Commission for a two year term

1925–1927 J.W. Tidball

1927–1929 C.D. Kittridge

1929–1931 T.E. Haskins

1931–1933 J.W. Needham

1933–1934 E.A. Pychon (resigned 1934)

1934–1935 M.A. Hortt

1935–1937 Lewis E. Moore

1937–1939 Thomas B. Manuel[1]

1939–1941 Lewis E. Moore

1941–1942 H. L. McCann (resigned 1942)

1942–1943 N.B. Cheaney

1943–1945 Joe N. Morris

1945–1947 H.C.Holden

1947–1949 Reed A. Bryan

1949–1951 F.R. Humphries

1951–1953 Lewis E. Moore (resigned 1953)

1953–1955 C. Malcolm Carlisle

1955–1957 Porter G. Reynolds

1957–1960 John V. Russell (resigned 1960)

1960–1961 Edward H. Johns

1961–1963 Edmund R. Burry

1963–1965 Melvin R. "Cy" Young

1965–1969 Edmund R. Burry

1969–1971 F. Peter Clements

1971–1973 James L. Leavitt

1973–1975 Virginia S. Young

1975–1981 E. Clay Shaw, Jr.

1981–1982 Virginia S. Young

1982–1986 Robert A. Dressler

Mayor-Commission Government (1986 - present)

Mayor is elected in city-wide race, serving a maximum of 6 terms , each consisting of 3 years .

1986–1991 Robert O. "Bob" Cox

1991–2009 James T. "Jim" Naugle

History from Wikipedia and OldCompanyResearch.com.


About Specimens

Specimen Certificates are actual certificates that have never been issued. They were usually kept by the printers in their permanent archives as their only example of a particular certificate. Sometimes you will see a hand stamp on the certificate that says "Do not remove from file".

Specimens were also used to show prospective clients different types of certificate designs that were available. Specimen certificates are usually much scarcer than issued certificates. In fact, many times they are the only way to get a certificate for a particular company because the issued certificates were redeemed and destroyed. In a few instances, Specimen certificates we made for a company but were never used because a different design was chosen by the company.

These certificates are normally stamped "Specimen" or they have small holes spelling the word specimen. Most of the time they don't have a serial number, or they have a serial number of 00000. This is an exciting sector of the hobby that grown in popularity over the past several years.

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