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Lawrence, Massachusetts
including Merrimack
Mayors, Postmasters


Mayors of Lawrence, 1873-2011 (may be incomplete!)
John K. Tarbox as of 1873-74 Alexander B. Bruce as of 1886-87 Alvin E. Mack as of 1889 Charles G. Rutter as of 1894 Walter A. Griffin 1934-37 John J. Buckley as of 1953-55 Michael J. Sullivan as of 2004-07 William Lantigua as of 2011

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1889 Dec 3: John W. Crawford (Dem), elected; Alvin E. Mack (Rep), defeated.
  • 1893 Dec 5: Charles G. Rutter (Dem), elected; Brewster (Rep), defeated.
  • 1894 Dec 4: Charles G. Rutter (Dem), elected.


    Postmasters at Lawrence, 1847-1974 (may be incomplete!)
    George A. Waldo 1847-49 William Peirce 1849 Nathaniel Wilson 1849-53 Benjamin F. Watson 1853-61 George S. Merrill 1861-86 Patrick Murphy 1886-90 Lewis G. Holt 1890-94 John P. Sweeney 1894-98 Sidney H. Brigham 1898-1902 Byron Truell 1902-06 Louis S. Cox 1906-13 Michael F. Cronin 1913-22 James R. Tetler 1922-33 Charles A. Cronin 1933-34 Charles A. Cronin 1934-47 Daniel F. Cahill 1947-50 Daniel F. Cahill 1950-74


    Merrimack
    (renamed Lawrence in 1847)

    Postmasters at Merrimack, 1846-47 (may be incomplete!)
    George A. Waldo 1846-47

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