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Mayors and Postmasters of Fall River, Massachusetts


Mayors of Fall River, 1854-2012 (may be incomplete!)
James Buffington 1854-55 Edward P. Buffinton 1856-57 Nathaniel B. Borden 1857-58 Josiah B. Blaisdell 1858-60 Edward P. Buffinton 1860-67 George O. Fairbanks 1867-69 Samuel M. Brown 1869-73 Robert T. Davis 1873-74 James F. Davenport 1874-77 Crawford E. Lindsey 1878-79 William S. Greene 1880-81 Robert Henry 1881 Henry K. Braley 1882-83 Milton Reed 1884 John W. Cummings 1885 William S. Greene 1886 John W. Cummings 1887-88 James F. Jackson 1889-90 John W. Coughlin 1891-94 William S. Greene 1895-97 Amos M. Jackson 1898-99 John H. Abbott 1900-01 George Grime 1902-04 John T. Coughlin 1905-10 Thomas F. Higgins 1911-13 James H. Kay 1913-23 Edmond P. Talbot 1923-26 W. Harry Monks 1927-28 Edmond P. Talbot 1929-30 Daniel F. Sullivan 1931-32 Joseph L. Hurley 1933-34 Alexander C. Murray 1935-45 William P. Grant 1946-51 John F. Kane 1952-57 John M. Arruda 1958-63 Roland G. Desmarais 1964-67 Nicholas W. Mitchell 1968-71 Wilfred C. Driscoll 1972-78 Carlton M. Viveiros 1978-90 Daniel Bogan 1990-91 John R. Mitchell 1991-96 Edward M. Lambert, Jr. 1996-2007 William F. Whitty 2007-08 Robert Correia 2008-10 William Flanagan 2010-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1880: William S. Greene, elected.
  • 1881: William S. Greene, resigned; William S. Greene, elected.
  • 1887: William S. Greene, defeated.
  • 1888: William S. Greene, defeated.
  • 1889 Dec 3: James F. Jackson (Rep), elected; John W. Coughlin (Dem), defeated.
  • 1893 Dec 5: John W. Coughlin (Dem), elected; William S. Greene (Rep), defeated.
  • 1894 Dec 4: William S. Greene (Rep), elected.
  • 1896: William S. Greene, elected.
  • 1907 Dec 10: John T. Coughlin (Dem), elected.
  • 1918 Dec 3: James H. Kay (Rep), elected.
  • 1928: J. Edward Lajoie, defeated.
  • 1951: William P. Grant, defeated.
  • 1953 Nov 3: John F. Kane, elected; William P. Grant, defeated.
  • 1990 Dec 23: Carlton M. Viveiros, resigned.
  • 1999 Nov 2: Edward M. Lambert, Jr., elected; William F. Whitty, defeated.
  • 2007 Oct 26: Edward M. Lambert, Jr., resigned.


    Postmasters at Fall River, 1816-1981 (may be incomplete!)
    Abraham Bowen 1816-24 James G. Bowen 1824-31 Benjamin Anthony 1831-36 Caleb B. Vickery 1836-49 James Ford 1849-53 James M. Morton 1853-57 Ebenezer Slocum 1857-61 Edwin Shaw 1861-75 Chester W. Greene 1875-81 William S. Greene 1881-85 Nicholas Hathaway 1885-89 John Whitehead 1889-94 Daniel D. Sullivan 1894-98 William S. Greene 1898 George A. Ballard 1898-1907 George T. Durfee 1907-16 James H. Hoar 1916-23 Godefroy de Tonnancour 1923-33 Dominick F. Corrigan 1933-34 Dominick F. Corrigan 1934-35 Charles W. Albert 1935-36 Grace Hartley Howe 1936-37 Grace Hartley Howe 1937-51 James J. Higgins 1951-52 James J. Higgins 1952-60 Bernard F. Sullivan 1960-61 Edward C. Berube 1961-62 Edward C. Berube 1962-81

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