History and Progress of Marceline Police Department

In 1888 when Marceline, Missouri was incorporated, the first marshals were Joseph Turner and I.A. Runyon. Others who served as officers were Mike Burns, Wesley Ellis, George Ellis, Bill Conklin, Sam Parker, R.C. Freeman, Calvin Wilson. At this time the Police Department consisted of only two officers. Chief of Police and a night Police.

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Fidelis Lohmar

Mary Fidelis Miller Lohmar was born on July 20,1917 in Marceline, MO, and passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 20, 2015, in Lexington, KY. She was preceded in death by her parents, G.I. & Genevieve Miller, her husband, Edward August Lohmar, a daughter, Julie Margaret Lohmar, a great grandson, Salvatore James Acciardo, and several brothers … > More >

Marceline Stories

The Marceline Historical Society is looking for written, or recorded stories about individuals from your family, who are from Marceline or have a long-time connection with Marceline. We want to add your family history – and especially individual stories – to the Historical Society website for future generations.

Marceline Stories | Marceline Historical Society


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How It Was

Some of this is not on record. The Masonic Lodge archives do not include all minutes of the Temple Board, or any history kept by the Appendant bodies (York Rite, Shrine, Order of the Eastern Star), who were hosted by Lodge 481.

The original Masonic Lodge was built in 1888 on the … > More >

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