E. G. Sewell
E. G. Sewell
|13th, 16th and 19th Mayor of Miami|
|Preceded by||Robert R. Williams|
|Succeeded by||Alexander Orr, Jr.|
|Preceded by||R. B. Gautier|
|Succeeded by||A. D. H. Fossey|
|Preceded by||Edward C. Romfh|
|Succeeded by||C. H. Reeder|
|Born||September 17, 1874|
|Died||April 2, 1940 (aged 65)|
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Everest George "E. G." Sewell ( September 17, 1874 – April 2, 1940) was a former Mayor of Miami.
E. G. and his brother, John Sewell moved to Miami on March 3, 1896 and opened the first store north of the Miami River on March 26, 1896. In February 1916, he was elected as president of Miami Chamber of Commerce and was re-elected every year until 1925 (except for 1919). He was elected as Mayor of Miami in 1927 (until 1929), 1933 (until 1935), 1939 (in recall election for 2 months), and lastly 1939 (until his death in 1940).
He died two days after suffering a heart attack on April 2, 1940 at Jackson Memorial Hospital.
- Hollingsworth 1936. p. 108.
- "E. G. Sewell Park". Miamigov.com. Retrieved 2012-04-05.
- Hollingsworth, Tracy. History of Dade County Florida. (Miami): (self published), 1936.
- The Miami News; Sewell Foresaw Pan-American Tie by Howard Kleinberg; February 2, 1985.
- The Miami Daily News; Sewell Tells of City's Early Attempts to gain Recognition by Sylvia Leibovit; April 13, 1933.
- Daytona Beach Morning Journal; Death after Heart Attack; April 2, 1940.
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