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Town Commission Chairmen and Postmasters of Bel Air, Maryland

Town Commission Chairmen of Bel Air, 1905-2013 (may be incomplete!)
Harry D. Hanway 1905-06 William Billingslea 1906-08 Henry B. Bruns 1908-10 Harry D. Hanway 1910-22 Frank L. Hiser 1922-23 Purnell F. Sappington 1923-33 John N. Kunkel 1933-38 Harry W. Orsburn 1938-40 Earle R. Burkins 1940-46 Main E. Little 1946-48 Hall R. MacLean 1948-50 Nathan P. Corbin 1950-52 John N. Wilkinson, Jr. 1952-56 John D. Worthington III 1956-58 John N. Wilkinson, Jr. 1958-60 J. Garland Green 1960-62 Werner Buchal 1962-66 John A. Robbins 1966-68 Werner Buchal 1968-70 James F. O'Neill 1970-74 James C. Landon 1974-75 J. Garland Green 1975-77 June C. Weeks 1977-81 Geoffrey R. Close 1981-89 Philip J. Raub 1989-90 Patrick J. Goles 1990-91 Susan K. McComas 1991-92 Mark S. Decker 1992-93 W. Eugene Graybeal 1993-94 Russell O. Poole 1994-95 Joseph H. Brooks 1995-97 Susan K. McComas 1997-99 Stephen C. Burdette 1999-2000 Susan K. McComas 2000 Robert G. Cassilly, Jr. 2000-01 David E. Carey 2001-02 James M. Decker 2002-03 David E. Carey 2003-05 Terence O. Hanley 2005-07 Robert M. Preston 2007-09 David E. Carey 2009-11 Edward Hopkins 2011-

Postmasters at Bel Air, 1794-1973 (may be incomplete!)
John Reardon 1794-1819 John McKinney, Jr. 1819-29 John Robinson 1829-31 Joseph Robinson 1831-39 Abraham L. Garrett 1839-41 Larkin Daviss 1841-42 George N. Warden 1842 James A. Fulton 1842-45 Charles D. Bouldin 1845-48 Charles H. Bouldin 1848-49 John Cox 1849-53 Charles H. Bouldin 1853-54 Nicholas B. Holland 1854-56 James Herron 1856-61 Samuel Galloway 1861-69 Charles H. Bouldin 1869-70 John T. Spicer 1870-87 John S. Richardson 1887-91 Richard E. Bouldin 1891-95 Alexander Norris 1895-99 Nicholas N. Nock 1899-1904 Richard E. Bouldin 1904-12 Charles A. Hollingsworth 1912-15 William W. Hopkins 1915-17 William W. Hopkins 1917-18 Wilmer L. Barnes 1918-20 Wilmer L. Barnes 1920-29 Lewis J. Williams 1929-34 James G. Archer 1934-49 James N. Day 1949-50 James N. Day 1950-65 Thomas H. Adams, Jr. 1965-67 Thomas H. Adams, Jr. 1967-73

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