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Mayors and Postmasters of Newburyport, Massachusetts


Mayors of Newburyport, 1851-2011 (may be incomplete!)
Caleb Cushing 1851-52 Henry Johnson 1852-53 Moses Davenport 1854-55 William Cushing 1856-58 Albert Currier 1859-60 Moses Davenport 1861 George W. Jackman, Jr. 1861-62 Isaac H. Boardman 1863 George W. Jackman, Jr. 1864-65 William Graves 1866 Eben F. Stone 1867 Nathaniel Pierce 1868-69 Robert Couch 1870 Elbridge G. Kelley 1871-72 Warren Currier 1873-74 Benjamin F. Atkinson 1875-76 George W. Jackman, Jr. 1877 Jonathan Smith 1878 John J. Currier 1879-80 Robert Couch 1881 Benjamin Hale 1882 William A. Johnson 1883-84 Thomas C. Simpson 1885 Charles C. Dame 1886 J. Otis Winkley 1887 William H. Huse 1888 Albert C. Titcomb 1888-89 Elisha P. Dodge 1890-91 Orin J. Gurney 1892-95 Andrew R. Curtis 1896-97 George H. Plumer 1898 Thomas Huse 1899-1900 Moses Brown 1901-02 James F. Carens 1903-04 William F. Houston 1905-06 Albert F. Hunt 1907 Irvin Besse 1908 Albert F. Hunt 1909 Robert E. Burke 1910-12 Hiram H. Landford 1913-14 Clarence J. Fogg 1915-16 Walter B. Hopkinson 1917-18 David P. Page 1919-20 Andrew J. Gillis 1953 Henry Graf, Jr. 1954-55 Mary M. Carrier 1999 Lisa L. Mead 2000 John F. Moak as of 2007 Donna Holaday as of 2011

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1852 Jun 21: Caleb Cushing, resigned.
  • 1861 Feb 18: Moses Davenport, died in office.
  • 1888 Mar 28: William H. Huse, died in office.
  • 1905 Dec 12: William F. Houston (Municipal), elected.
  • 1953 Nov 3: Henry Graf, Jr., elected; Andrew J. Gillis, defeated.
  • 1999 Nov 2: Lisa L. Mead, elected; Mary M. Carrier, defeated.


    Postmasters at Newburyport, 1897-1901 (may be incomplete!)
    William C. Cuseck as of 1897 F. E. Smith as of 1901

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