Mayor-Annette B. Ehler

Treasurer—Cleo States

City Clerk—Estella Brewer

Police Judge—Jennie Duffy

Clipper Article from 1926 confirming Hennessey as first to have Petticoat Gov.    
  Annette B. Ehler

Men and women have always worked together in the Hennessey area, both on the farm and in the town.  Therefore, it was not unusual for the townspeople to be the first to elect an all-female slate of officers to the town government.


During their tenure, concrete walkways were constructed, a sanitation department was created, and streetlights were erected on Main.