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Mayors and Postmasters of Woburn, Massachusetts

Mayors of Woburn, 1889-2011 (may be incomplete!)
George Freemont Bean as of 1890 William F. Davis 1899-1901 Bernard J. Golden as of 1921-22 Stephen Bean as of 1923-24 Thomas H. Duffy 1925-27 Harold P. Johnson as of 1928 Philip J. Gallagher 1930 Edward W. Kenney as of 1937 William E. Kane as of 1939 Francis H. Murray, Jr. as of 1953-55 Robert M. Dever as of 1999-2000 Thomas McLaughlin as of 2007 Scott Galvin as of 2011

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1889 Dec 3: Edward F. Bohnson (Rep & Citizens), elected; Richard Ferritt (Independent Democratic), defeated.
  • 1893 Dec 5: Hugh D. Murray (Dem), elected; Harlow (Citizens & Rep), defeated.
  • 1905 Dec 12: Arthur W. Linscott (Rep), elected.
  • 1921: Bernard J. Golden (Dem), elected.
  • 1922: Bernard J. Golden (Dem), defeated; Stephen Bean (Rep), elected.
  • 1923: Stephen Bean (Rep), elected.
  • 1924: Thomas H. Duffy (Dem), elected; Alfred W. Peterson (Rep), defeated.
  • 1925: Thomas H. Duffy (Dem), elected; Thomas McGowan (Rep), defeated.
  • 1926: Thomas H. Duffy (Dem), elected; Alfred W. Peterson (Rep), defeated.
  • 1927: Thomas H. Duffy (Dem), defeated; Harold P. Johnson (Rep), elected.
  • 1953 Nov 3: Francis H. Murray, Jr., elected; Edward F. Gill, defeated.
  • 1999 Nov 2: Robert M. Dever, elected; Thomas M. Gouthro, defeated.

    Postmasters at Woburn, 1797-1969 (may be incomplete!)
    Ichabod Parker 1797-1811 John Wade 1811-16 Benjamin Wood II 1816-30 Bowen Buckman 1830-49 William Woodberry 1849-53 A. Elbridge Thompson 1853-61 Nathan Wyman 1861-82 William T. Grammer 1882-87 Lawrence Reade 1887-91 Arthur B. Wyman 1891-95 Timothy F. Hagerty 1895-99 Edwin F. Wyer 1899-1916 William J. Young 1916-21 Samuel Highley 1921-33 William H. Roche 1933-34 Philip J. Gallagher 1934-51 James Henry Murphy 1951-52 James Henry Murphy 1952-57 James H. Bradley 1957-58 James H. Bradley 1958-69

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