J. L. Edlefsen

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J. L. Edlefsen
Mayor of Boise, Idaho
In office
November 11, 1936 – April 29, 1939
Preceded by Byron E. Hyatt
Succeeded by James L. Straight
Personal details
Born July 19, 1874[1]
Ovid, Idaho Territory, United States
Died May 11, 1948(1948-05-11) (aged 73)[2]
Boise, Idaho, United States

James Lauritz Edlefsen served as mayor of Boise, Idaho, from 1936 to 1939.

Edlefsen was appointed mayor after his predecessor, Byron E. Hyatt, died in office in November 1936. He was elected to a full two-year term in 1937.


  1. ^ "Mayors - Boise Arts & History". Boiseartsandhistory.org. Retrieved 2012-08-17. 
  2. ^ James Lauritz EDLEFSEN ;SR. (1929-12-12). "Family History and Genealogy Records". Familysearch.org. Retrieved 2012-08-17.