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Bangor, Maine
including East Bangor, North Bangor, Six Mile Falls, West Bangor
Mayors, Postmasters


Mayors of Bangor, 1834-1972 (may be incomplete!)
Allen Gilman 1834-35 Edward Kent 1836-37 Rufus Dwinel 1838 J. Wingate Carr 1839-40 Bradford Harlow 1841-43 Jacob Drummond 1844 Joseph Bryant 1845-46 Charles Hayward 1847-48 William Abbott 1848-49 W. H. Mills 1849-50 Elijah L. Hamlin 1851-52 George W. Pickering 1853-54 J. T. K. Hayward 1855-56 Hollis Bowman 1856-58 Isaiah Stetson 1859-62 Samuel H. Dale 1863-65 Albert G. Wakefield 1866-67 Augustus D. Manson 1868 Samuel D. Thurston 1869 Henry E. Prentiss 1870 Samuel H. Dale 1871 Joseph S. Wheelwright 1871-72 Joseph P. Bass 1873 Newell Blake 1874 F. M. Laughton 1875 William B. Hayford 1876 Augustus Choate Hamlin 1877-78 William H. Brown 1879-80 Lysander Strickland 1881-82 Frederick A. Cummings 1883 Samuel F. Humphrey 1884 Edward B. Nealley 1885-86 Charles F. Bragg 1887-89 Edward H. Blake 1890 Joseph F. Snow 1891 Flavius O. Beal 1892-94 Charles L. Snow 1895 Flavius O. Beal 1896-98 Arthur Chapin 1899-1901 William Engel 1902 Flavius O. Beal 1903-04 William B. Peirce 1905-07 John F. Woodman 1907-10 Charles W. Mullen 1911-12 Flavius O. Beal 1913 John G. Utterback 1914-15 Frank Robinson 1915 John F. Woodman 1915-19 Jarvis B. Woods 1920-21 Albert R. Day 1922-23 Charles D. Crosby 1924-26 John Wilson 1927-29 Benjamin W. Blanchard 1930 Norman E. Whitney 1931 John Flaherty as of 1953 William S. Cohen as of 1971-72

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1834: Allen Gilman (Whig), elected; Isaac Hodsdon, defeated.
  • 1871: Samuel H. Dale, died in office.
  • 1907 Mar 11: John F. Woodman (Rep), elected.
  • 1912 Mar 11: Charles W. Mullen (Dem), elected; Charles F. Sweet (Rep), defeated.
  • 1914: Charles D. Stanford (Rep), defeated.
  • 1924 Dec 8: Charles D. Crosby (Rep), elected; T. Herbert White (Dem), defeated.
  • 1927 Dec 12: John Wilson (Rep), elected; Stephen B. McDonald (Dem), defeated.
  • 1930 Dec 8: Norman E. Whitney (Rep), elected; Joseph T. Mullen (Dem), defeated.


    Postmasters at Bangor, 1800-1978 (may be incomplete!)
    Bulkley Emerson 1800-01 William Forbes 1801 Bulkley Emerson 1801-06 Horatio G. Balch 1807-09 William D. Williamson 1809-21 Royal Clark 1821-29 Mark Trafton 1829-39 Charles K. Miller 1839-48 Isaac C. Haynes 1848-49 J. Wingate Carr 1849-53 Isaac C. Haynes 1853-57 Leonard Jones 1857-61 Jason Weeks 1861-66 Charles K. Miller 1866-67 George Fuller 1867-71 Augustus B. Farnham 1871-87 Frederick A. Cummings 1887-90 Augustus B. Farnham 1890-94 Charles E. Bliss 1894-98 John M. Oak 1898-1915 William F. Curran 1915-23 William F. Holden 1923 William F. Holden 1923-36 James G. O'Connor 1936 James G. O'Connor 1936-54 Joseph S. Dinsmore 1954-55 Joseph S. Dinsmore 1955-60 Charles A. Jellison 1960-63 William E. Comer 1963 William E. Comer 1963-78


    East Bangor
    (now Bangor)

    Postmasters at East Bangor, 1889 (may be incomplete!)
    C. H. Bean as of 1889


    North Bangor
    (now Bangor)

    Postmasters at North Bangor, 1860-1901 (may be incomplete!)
    Porter Wiley as of 1860-61 Sarah L. Coudon as of 1901


    Six Mile Falls
    (now Bangor)

    Postmasters at Six Mile Falls, 1860-61 (may be incomplete!)
    Benjamin Gowen as of 1860-61


    West Bangor
    (now Bangor)

    Postmasters at West Bangor, 1893 (may be incomplete!)
    M. D. Barnes as of 1893

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