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Laurel, Maryland
including Laurel Factory
Mayors, Postmasters


Mayors of Laurel, 1890-2002 (may be incomplete!)
Judson T. Cull 1890-91 Charles H. Stanley 1891-93 J. R. Huntt 1893-94 Gustavus B. Timanus 1894-95 Edward Phelps 1895-1902 Gustavus B. Timanus 1902-05 T. Watts Byerly 1905-06 William E. Gilbert 1906-10 George McCeney 1910-12 George W. Waters, Jr. 1912-18 George P. McCeney 1918-20 William E. Gilbert 1920 Edward F. Tolson 1920-22 Charles E. Little 1922-24 Thomas D. Roberts 1924-25 DeWilton H. Donaldson 1925-28 James P. Curley 1928-30 John H. Fetty 1930-34 Julian B. Anderson 1934-36 Everard E. Hatch 1936-40 Edward F. Tolson 1940-46 John H. Fetty 1946-48 Merrill L. Harrison 1948-54 Harry Hardingham, Jr. 1954-58 Hiram J. Soper 1958-62 P. G. Melbourne III 1962-64 Merrill L. Harrison 1964-72 Leo E. Wilson 1972-78 Robert J. DiPietro 1978-86 Doris A. Duniho 1986-90 Joseph R. Robison 1990-94 Frank P. Casula 1994-2001 Michael R. Leszcz 2001-02 Craig A. Moe 2002-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 2001 Oct 21: Frank P. Casula, died in office.
  • 2002 Mar 18: Craig A. Moe, elected.


    Postmasters at Laurel, 1873-1984 (may be incomplete!)
    James Curley 1873-85 James A. Crandle 1885-90 Philip P. Castle 1890-93 John A. Flannery 1893-98 Charles F. Shaffer, Jr. 1898-1905 Gustavus B. Timanus 1905-14 Michael J. Tighe 1914-16 Thomas F. Murphy 1917 Henry F. Frost 1917 Mary Eliza Tighe 1917-18 Emory P. Heslip 1918 Emory P. Heslip 1918-23 Gustavus B. Timanus 1923-28 Alfred E. Williamson 1928-29 Alfred E. Williamson 1929-34 Elizabeth H. S. Boss 1934 Elizabeth H. S. Boss 1934-44 Gilbert Franklin Murphy 1944 Gilbert Franklin Murphy 1944-68 Russell W. Beall 1968 Russell W. Beall 1968-84


    Laurel Factory
    (renamed Laurel)

    Postmasters at Laurel Factory, 1837-73 (may be incomplete!)
    Edward Snowden 1837-42 George Hopper 1842-44 Thomas C. Miller 1844-45 John S. Heckrotte 1845 De Wilton Snowden 1845-48 Robert C. Davis 1848-49 George H. Hall 1849-53 Jesse Duvall 1853-61 George H. Hall 1861-66 Charles S. Duvall 1866-69 George H. Hall 1869 Mary C. Hall 1869-73

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