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Mayors and Postmasters of Annapolis, Maryland


Mayors of Annapolis, 1708-2013 (may be incomplete!)
Amos Garrett 1708-20 Thomas Larkin 1720-21 Benjamin Tasker 1721-22 Vachel Denton 1722-26 Benjamin Tasker 1726-27 Vachel Denton 1727-45 William Rogers 1745-49 John Ross 1749-50 Benjamin Tasker 1750-53 Michael McNamara 1753-54 Benjamin Tasker 1754-55 John Brice 1755-56 Benjamin Tasker 1756-57 John Bullen 1757-58 John Ross 1758-59 George Steuart 1759-60 Michael McNamara 1760-61 Stephen Bordley 1761-62 John Brice 1762-63 George Steuart 1763-64 Daniel Dulany 1764-65 John Ross 1765-66 Walter Dulany 1766-67 Upton Scott 1767-68 Allen Quynn 1768-80 John Brice 1780-81 John Bullen 1781-82 James Brice 1782-83 Jeremiah Townley Chase 1783-84 Nicholas Carroll 1784-85 Robert Couden 1785-86 Allen Quynn 1786-88 James Brice 1788-89 John Bullen 1789-90 Nicholas Carroll 1790-91 Robert Couden 1791-92 Allen Quynn 1792-93 John Bullen 1793-94 James Williams 1794-95 William Pinkney 1795-1800 John Davidson 1800-01 James Williams 1801-02 Allen Quynn 1802-03 Samuel Ridout 1803-04 John Johnson 1804-05 James Williams 1805-06 Samuel Ridout 1806-07 Burton Whetcroft 1807-08 John Kelly 1808-09 Burton Whetcroft 1809-10 John Johnson 1810-11 Nicholas Brewer 1811-12 Gideon White 1812-13 John Randall 1813-14 Nicholas Brewer 1814-15 John Randall 1815-16 Nicholas Brewer 1816-17 John Randall 1817-18 Nicholas Brewer 1818-19 Lewis Duvall 1819-23 James Boyle 1823-25 Richard Harwood 1825-28 Dennis Claude 1828-37 John Miller 1837-40 Alexander C. Magruder 1840-43 Richard Swann 1843-45 William Bryan 1845-46 Richard Swann 1846-48 Richard R. Goodwin 1848 Abram Claude 1848-51 Brice T. B. Worthington 1851-52 Richard R. Goodwin 1852-53 Dennis Claude 1853-54 Abram Claude 1854-55 Nicholas Brewer, Jr. 1855-56 Richard Swann 1856-58 Joseph Brown 1858-59 William Harwood 1859-60 John R. Magruder 1860-62 J. Wesley White 1862-63 John R. Magruder 1863-64 Solomon Phillips 1864-65 Richard R. Goodwin 1865-66 Richard Swann 1866-67 Abram Claude 1867-69 Augustus Gassaway 1869-70 John T. E. Hyde 1870-71 James Munroe 1871-75 Arthur W. Wells 1875-77 James H. Brown 1877-79 Thomas E. Martin 1879-83 Abram Claude 1883-89 James H. Brown 1889-93 John H. Thomas 1893-97 Richard Green 1897-99 Nevett Steele 1899 Edwin A. Seidewitz 1899-1901 Charles A. Dubois 1901-03 Samuel Jones 1903-05 John deP. Douw 1905-07 Gordon H. Claude 1907-09 James F. Strange 1909-19 John J. Levy 1919-21 Samuel Jones 1921-23 Charles W. Smith 1923-25 Allen Bowie Howard 1925-27 Charles W. Smith 1927-29 Walter E. Quenstedt 1929-35 Louis N. Phipps 1935-39 George W. Haley 1939-41 William U. McCready 1941-49 Roscoe C. Rowe 1949-52 Arthur Ellington 1952-61 Joseph H. Griscom, Sr. 1961-65 Roger W. Moyer 1965-73 Noah A. Hillman 1973 John C. Apostol 1973-81 Gustav J. Akerland 1981 John C. Chambers, Jr. 1981 Richard Lazer Hillman 1981-85 Dennis M. Callahan 1985-89 Alfred A. Hopkins 1989-97 Dean L. Johnson 1997-2001 Ellen O. Moyer 2001-09 Joshua J. Cohen 2009-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1923: Joseph M. Armstrong, defeated.


    Postmasters at Annapolis, 1779-1980 (may be incomplete!)
    Frederick Green 1779-90 Samuel Green 1790-1811 John Munroe 1811-17 James Munroe 1817-25 Grafton Munroe 1825-29 Jonas Green 1829-34 Richard J. Crabb 1834-42 George McNeir 1842-44 Martin F. Revell 1844-49 Edwin Boyle 1849-53 Augustus Gassaway 1853-61 Thomas Ireland 1861-69 Waldo O. Bigelow 1869-80 Grafton Monroe 1880-85 William T. Iglehart 1885-87 Richard Welsh 1887-90 Washington G. Tuck 1890-95 Abram Claude 1895-99 Washington G. Tuck 1899-1908 Arthur B. Carter 1908-09 Daniel Richard Randall 1909-14 Thomas J. Linthicum 1914-23 William L. Marcy 1923-24 William L. Marcy 1924-26 Joseph M. Armstrong 1926 Joseph M. Armstrong 1926-34 William A. Strohm 1934 William A. Strohm 1934-51 John F. Stevens 1951-52 John F. Stevens 1952-61 John L. Carlson 1962-80

    Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1908 Feb 5: Washington G. Tuck, died in office.
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    Henry L. Clinton, Apollo Hall, New York City, February 3, 1872
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