The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
Auburn, Maine
including Danville, Dirigo, East Auburn, West Auburn, North Auburn, South Auburn, Auburn Plains, Lewiston Junction
Mayors, Postmasters

Mayors of Auburn, 1869-1954 (may be incomplete!)
Thomas Littlefield 1869 S. P. Miller 1870-71 Thomas Littlefield 1871-75 James Dingley 1875-77 Hannibal R. Smith 1877-79 Thomas Littlefield 1879-81 George S. Woodman 1881-84 B. F. Sturgis 1884-85 Lewis W. Haskell 1885-87 A. M. Penley 1887-89 Albert R. Savage 1889-92 Winchester G. Lowell 1892-93 W. W. Bolster 1893-94 Hillman Smith 1894-95 Nathan W. Harris 1896-98 William H. Wiggin 1899 J. S. P. H. Wilson 1900-01 Eben G. Eveleth 1902-03 Alonzo Q. Miller 1904-05 David R. Hastings 1906 J. R. Webber 1907 Irving L. Merrill 1908-11 Charles E. Williams 1912 Alvin W. Fowles 1913-14 Henry R. Porter 1915-16 Ralph F. Burnham 1917-19 Henry E. Goss 1920-21 Charles S. Cummings 1922-25 Fred R. Walton 1926-29 Lloyd H. McFadden 1930-33 George C. Wing, Jr. 1934-35 Ernest E. Estes as of 1936-37 L. Kenneth Green as of 1938-44 Rosaire L. Halle 1949 Edward M. Field 1949-53 Merle Merrill as of 1954

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1872 Mar 4: Thomas Littlefield (Rep), elected; Woodmer (Labor Reform & Dem), defeated.
  • 1873 Mar 3: Thomas Littlefield (Rep), elected.
  • 1874 Mar 2: Thomas Littlefield (Rep), elected.
  • 1891 Mar 2: Albert R. Savage (Rep), elected; Mason (Dem), defeated.
  • 1892 Mar 7: Winchester G. Lowell (Rep), elected.
  • 1893 Mar 6: W. W. Bolster (Citizens), elected; Winchester G. Lowell, defeated.
  • 1894 Mar 5: Hillman Smith (Rep), elected.
  • 1905 Mar 6: Alonzo Q. Miller (Rep), elected; Everett L. Philoon (Dem), defeated.
  • 1909 Mar 1: Irving L. Merrill (Rep), elected; Samuel R. Robinson (Dem), defeated.
  • 1925 Dec 9: Fred R. Walton (Rep), elected; N. F. Woodbury (Dem), defeated.
  • 1929 Dec 11: Lloyd H. McFadden (Rep), elected; Lewis W. Haskell, Jr. (Dem), defeated.
  • 1947: Charles A. Pomeroy (Dem), defeated.
  • 1949 Sep 12: Edward M. Field, elected; Rosaire L. Halle, defeated.

    Postmasters at Auburn, 1852-1973 (may be incomplete!)
    George Rinker, Jr. as of 1852-53 Rufus Penley 1860-61 S. Oakes 1861 Henry Little as of 1883 Delance Young as of 1885-89 John C. Blake as of 1891-93 John H. Twombley as of 1895-97 Winchester G. Lowell as of 1899-1913 Ferdinand E. Stevens as of 1931 Ralph Verville 1950-54 Donald C. Gautier 1954 Donald C. Gautier 1954-73

    (now Auburn)

    Postmasters at Danville, 1860-1931 (may be incomplete!)
    Oliver C. Waterman as of 1860-61 Harriet W. Ingersoll as of 1883-85 Peter M. Austin as of 1889 Charles Thurston as of 1893-1903 Grace Bonney as of 1931

    (now Auburn)

    Postmasters at Dirigo, 1896-1901 (may be incomplete!)
    Eugene H. Libby 1896-1901

    East Auburn
    (now Auburn)

    Postmasters at East Auburn, 1860-99 (may be incomplete!)
    J. E. Briggs as of 1860-61 D. A. Whitman as of 1883-85 Charles T. Curtis as of 1889 C. F. Curtis as of 1893-99

    West Auburn
    (now Auburn)

    Postmasters at West Auburn, 1860-93 (may be incomplete!)
    A. C. Howard as of 1860-61 John M. Perry as of 1883 E. S. Crafts as of 1885-93

    North Auburn
    (now Auburn)

    Postmasters at North Auburn, 1860-99 (may be incomplete!)
    Levi Perry as of 1860-61 Isaac Osgood as of 1883-93 George B. Osgood as of 1895 Isaac Osgood as of 1897-99

    South Auburn
    (now Auburn)

    Postmasters at South Auburn, 1883-85 (may be incomplete!)
    L. Lovejoy as of 1883 J. G. Dexter as of 1885

    Auburn Plains
    (now Auburn)

    Postmasters at Auburn Plains, 1889-91 (may be incomplete!)
    Fred A. Allen as of 1889-91

    Lewiston Junction
    (now Auburn)

    Postmasters at Lewiston Junction, 1901 (may be incomplete!)
    Samuel G. Gould as of 1901

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