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Milford, Connecticut
including Woodmont
Mayors, First Selectmen, Postmasters, Wardens


Mayors of Milford, 1959-2012 (may be incomplete!)
Charles Iovino 1959-63 Alan Jepson 1963-69 Edward Kozlowski 1969-71 Clifton Moore 1971-73 Joel Baldwin 1973-77 Henry A. Povinelli 1977-81 Alberta Jagoe 1981-89 Frederick L. Lisman 1989-2001 James L. Richetelli, Jr. 2001-11 Benjamin G. Blake 2011-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1989 Nov 7: Frederick L. Lisman (Rep), elected; Vincent P. Marrone (Dem), defeated.
  • 2001 Nov 6: James L. Richetelli, Jr. (Rep), elected; Frank Smith (Dem), defeated.
  • 2003 Nov 4: James L. Richetelli, Jr. (Rep), elected; Linda B. Stephenson (Dem), defeated.
  • 2005 Nov 8: James L. Richetelli, Jr. (Rep), elected unopposed.
  • 2007 Nov 6: James L. Richetelli, Jr. (Rep), elected; Ken Rowland (Dem), defeated.
  • 2009 Nov 3: James L. Richetelli, Jr. (Rep), elected; Genevieve P. Salvatore (Dem), defeated; Peter L. Spalthoff (Ind), defeated; Timothy P. Chaucer, defeated.
  • 2011 Nov 8: Benjamin G. Blake (Dem), elected; Bob Joy (Rep), defeated; Rocco Frank, Jr. (Ind), defeated.


    First Selectmen of Milford, 1888-1957 (may be incomplete!)
    William H. Andrews as of 1888 William P. Thomas as of 1896 Elias E. Bradley as of 1897-99 Elbert L. Ford as of 1901-04 Frank T. Munson as of 1907-11 Manley J. Cheney as of 1915-21 Harry Miles as of 1922 Harry M. Merwin as of 1926-27 Harry M. Merwin as of 1947 Ralph J. Broderick as of 1949-50 Betty G. Noble as of 1954-57


    Postmasters at Milford, 1901 (may be incomplete!)
    F. L. Tibbals as of 1901


    Woodmont

    Wardens of Woodmont, 1904-50 (may be incomplete!)
    Frederick A. Carleton as of 1904 Andrew Y. Beach as of 1909-10 James F. Beebe as of 1911 Charles H. Holton as of 1917 John H. Clarke as of 1921-22 W. E. Greene as of 1926-28 Robert Dixon as of 1929-37 William D. Nolan as of 1947-50

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