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Mayors and Postmasters of Denver, Colorado


Mayors of Denver, 1861-2010 (may be incomplete!)
Charles A. Cook 1861-63 Amos Steck 1863-64 H. J. Brendlinger 1864-65 George T. Clark 1865-66 Milton M. DeLano 1866-68 William M. Clayton 1868-69 Baxter B. Stiles 1869-71 John Harper 1871-72 Joseph E. Bates 1872-73 Francis M. Case 1873-74 William J. Barker 1874-76 R. G. Buckingham 1876-77 Baxter B. Stiles 1877-78 Richard Sopris 1878-81 Robert Morris 1881-83 John L. Routt 1883-85 Joseph E. Bates 1885-87 William Scott Lee 1887-89 Wolfe Londoner 1889-91 Platt Rogers 1891-93 Marion D. Van Horn 1893-95 Thomas S. McMurray 1895-99 Henry V. Johnson 1899-1901 Robert R. Wright 1901-04 Robert W. Speer 1904-12 Henry J. Arnold 1912-13 James M. Perkins 1913-15 William H. Sharpley 1915-16 Robert W. Speer 1916-18 William F. R. Mills 1918-19 Dewey C. Bailey 1919-23 Benjamin F. Stapleton 1923-31 George D. Begole 1931-35 Benjamin F. Stapleton 1935-47 J. Quigg Newton 1947-55 Will F. Nicholson 1955-59 Richard Batterton 1959-63 Thomas Currigan 1963-68 William H. McNichols 1968-83 Federico F. Pena 1983-91 Wellington E. Webb 1991- John Hickenlooper 2003-10

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1899 Apr 4: Henry V. Johnson (Dem), elected.
  • 2003: John Hickenlooper, elected.
  • 2007: John Hickenlooper, elected.


    Postmasters at Denver, 1860-1974 (may be incomplete!)
    William P. McLure 1860-61 Samuel S. Curtis 1861-64 William N. Byers 1864-66 Andrew Sagendorf 1866-69 Hiram Pitt Bennet 1869-74 David A. Cheever 1874-76 Edward C. Sumner 1876-79 William N. Byers 1879-83 Robert Morris 1883-86 Robert W. Speer 1886-89 John Corcoran 1889-93 James H. Jordan 1893-98 Horace A. W. Tabor 1898-99 John C. Twombley 1899-1904 Paul J. Sours 1904-12 Joseph H. Harrison 1912-15 Benjamin F. Stapleton 1915-21 Frank T. Frawley 1921-22 Frank L. Dodge 1922 Frank L. Dodge 1922-34 James O. Stevic 1934-49 Frank Anthony Pomponio 1949-50 Frank Anthony Pomponio 1950-56 Theodore G. Hefner 1956-57 Theodore G. Hefner 1957-62 George A. Cavender 1962-63 George A. Cavender 1963-74

    Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1899 Apr 10: Horace A. W. Tabor, died in office.
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