M. A. Goar was the first mayor and chairman of Kennedy. He also served in the Minnesota state legislator in 1897.
Goar was a merchant and the proprietor of M. A. Goar & Co., a Kennedy establishment advertised in the September 10, 1896, Kennedy Screwdriver (newspaper) as, “The Cheapest Store in Kennedy”, offering
“A Full Line”.
Photo circa 1900.