Election day, Tuesday, April 6, 1909 Frank Andrew Waers was elected mayor. He was mayor 1909 – 1910 and a Missouri state representative 1941 – 1944.
Waers was born November 25, 1868 in Lawson, the son of William H. Waers and Julia Hines. He married Mary Elizabeth Mimms. On September 2, 1944, he died at age 75 in St. Joseph, and is buried in Greenlawn Cemetery in Plattsburg.