Homer Granville Vawter was mayor of Jeffersonville, Indiana from 1939 to 1942. He was born in Tipton County, Indiana on May 28, 1894 to the parents of Samuel M. Vawter and Sara M. (McShane) Vawter. His father was born in Stokes County, NC and his mother in Indiana; they settled in Tipton County, Indiana. His parents are buried in Tipton County at Fairview Cemetery.
Homer married Mary Lucille Vawter, who was a 4th cousin. Her parents are James Mavity Vawter and Lura J. (Sanderson) Vawter. His marriage date is unknown but according to the 1920 census they were married living alone, in Newark, New Jersey. In the 1930 census they were living in Jeffersonville, Indiana. They lived with Mary's mother. There is no evidence by the census records that they had any children.
Homer settled in Jeffersonville, where he was the Republican mayor from 1939 to 1942. Homer died on September 29, 1958 in Clark County, Indiana. He is buried with his wife and in-laws at Walnut Ridge Cemetery in Jeffersonville, Indiana.
Married: 28 Mar 1918, in Clark County, Indiana
Samuel M Vawter (1847 - 1929)
Sarah E McShane Vawter (1857 - 1940)
Mary L. Vawter (1895 - 1992)*
Note: Bio & Family links contributed by Member Brad Collins #47157576
Walnut Ridge Cemetery
Plot: Section K
Created by: Janet
Record added: Mar 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67207316
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