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Thomas Knotts

American mayor

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Thomas Elwood Knotts was the first mayor of the city of Gary, Indiana, serving from 1909 to 1913, after having previously served as head of the Gary town board from 1906 to 1909. He was also Gary's first postmaster. His business ventures included the Gary Evening Post, later merged into the Gary Post-Tribune

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Valparaiso University

Lutheran university in Indiana