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Mayors and Postmasters of Savannah, Georgia

Mayors of Savannah, 1778-2004 (may be incomplete!)
John Martin as of 1778 John Houstoun 1790-91 Thomas Gibbons 1791-92 Joseph Habersham 1792-93 William Stephens 1793-94 Thomas Gibbons 1794-95 William Stephens 1795-96 John Y. Noel 1796-97 John Glen 1797-98 Matthew McAllister 1798-99 Thomas Gibbons 1799-1801 David Brydie Mitchell 1801-02 Charles Harris 1802-04 John Y. Noel 1804-07 William Davies 1807 Charles Harris 1807-08 John P. Williamson 1808-09 William B. Bulloch 1809-11 Thomas Mendenhall 1811 William B. Bulloch 1811-12 George Jones 1812-14 Matthew McAllister 1814-15 Thomas U. P. Charlton 1815-17 James M. Wayne 1817-19 Thomas U. P. Charlton 1819-21 James Morrison 1821-25 William C. Daniell 1825-26 Joseph W. Jackson 1826-28 William T. Williams 1828-30 William R. Waring 1830-32 George W. Owens 1832-33 William T. Williams 1833-34 William Washington Gordon 1834-36 William H. Cuyler 1836 John C. Nicoll 1836-37 Matthew H. McAllister 1837-39 Robert M. Charlton 1839-41 William Thorne Williams 1841-42 Richard D. Arnold 1842-43 William Thorne Williams 1843-44 Richard Wayne 1844-45 Henry K. Burroughs 1845-48 Richard Wayne 1848-51 Richard D. Arnold 1851-52 Richard Wayne 1852-53 John E. Ward 1853-54 Edward C. Anderson 1854-56 James P. Screven 1856-57 Richard Wayne 1857-58 Thomas M. Turner 1858-59 Richard D. Arnold 1859-60 Charles C. Jones 1860-61 Thomas Purse 1861-62 Thomas Holcombe 1862-63 Richard D. Arnold 1863-65 Edward C. Anderson 1865-69 John Screven 1869-73 Edward C. Anderson 1873-77 John F. Wheaton 1877-83 Rufus E. Lester 1883-89 John Schwarz 1889-91 John J. McDonough 1891-95 Herman Myers 1895-97 Peter W. Meldrim 1897-99 Herman Myers 1899-1907 George W. Tiedeman 1907-13 Richard J. Davant 1913-15 Wallace J. Pierpont 1915-19 Murray M. Stewart 1919-23 Paul E. Seabrook 1923-25 Robert M. Hull 1925-27 Thomas M. Hoynes 1927-29 Gordon Saussy 1929-31 Thomas M. Hoynes 1931-33 Thomas Gamble 1933-37 Robert M. Hitch 1937-39 Thomas Gamble 1939-45 Peter Roe Nugent 1945-47 John G. Kennedy 1947-49 Olin F. Fulmer 1949-55 W. Lee Mingledorff, Jr. 1955-60 Malcolm Maclean 1960-66 J. Curtis Lewis, Jr. 1966-70 John Rousakis 1970-91 Susan Weiner 1992-95 Floyd Adams, Jr. 1996-2003 Otis S. Johnson 2004-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1807 Nov 30: William Davies, resigned.
  • 1811 Oct 25: Thomas Mendenhall, resigned.
  • 1815 Apr 10: Matthew McAllister, resigned.
  • 1821 Feb 28: Thomas U. P. Charlton, resigned.
  • 1833 Jul 11: George W. Owens, resigned.
  • 1839 Mar 28: Matthew H. McAllister, resigned.
  • 1858 Jun 27: Richard Wayne, died in office.
  • 1915 Oct 5: Richard J. Davant, died in office.
  • 1927 Aug 12: Robert M. Hull, died in office.
  • 1931 May 20: Gordon Saussy, resigned.
  • 1945 Jul 13: Thomas Gamble, died in office.
  • 1960 Aug 3: W. Lee Mingledorff, Jr., resigned.

    Postmasters at Savannah, 1787-1977 (may be incomplete!)
    Edward Davies 1787-88 Jacob Lehre 1788 Alexander Watt 1788-93 Phillip Hearn 1793-95 Justus Hartman Scheuber 1795-97 William H. Lange 1797-99 Isaac Bennedix 1799-1804 Levi Abrahams 1804 Philip Box 1804-20 Eleazer Early 1820-24 John Scudder 1824-25 George Schley 1825-51 Bryan M. Morel 1851-53 Solomon Cohen 1853-65 Thomas P. Robb 1867-69 Walter L. Clift 1869-71 Cyrus K. Osgood 1871-73 John G. Clark 1873-76 LaFayette McLaws 1876-85 A. N. Wilson 1885-86 George W. Lamar 1886-90 Joseph F. Doyle 1890-94 George S. Haines 1894-98 Joseph F. Doyle 1898-1902 Henry Blun, Jr. 1902-12 Marcus S. Baker, Jr. 1912-13 Marion Lucas 1913-21 William R. Gignilliat 1921-23 John J. McDonough, Jr. 1923-25 Marion Lucas 1925-42 John Marcus Stubbs 1942-43 John Marcus Stubbs 1943-62 Philip J. Rosenberger 1962 Randall M. Zittrouer 1962-65 John G. Butler 1965-77

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