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Lewiston, Maine
including South Lewiston
Mayors, Postmasters


Mayors of Lewiston, 1863-1968 (may be incomplete!)
Jacob B. Ham 1863-64 William P. Frye 1865-66 George H. Pillsbury 1867 Isaac N. Parker 1868-69 William H. Stevens 1870 Alonzo M. Garcelon 1871-72 David Cowan 1872-73 N. W. Farwell 1873-74 Henry H. Dickey 1874-75 Edmund Russell 1875-78 Jesse S. Lyford 1878-79 Joseph H. Day 1879-81 Mandeville T. Ludden 1881-82 David Farrar 1882-83 Alonzo Marston Garcelon 1883-84 Nelson Howard 1884-85 Charles Walker 1885-86 David Cowan 1886-87 Daniel J. McGillicuddy 1887-88 Horace C. Little 1888-90 Daniel J. McGillicuddy 1890-91 William H. Newell 1891-93 Seth Chandler, Jr. 1893-94 Frank L. Noble 1894-97 Wilbur H. Judkins 1897-98 William H. Newell 1898-99 George Pottle 1899-1900 George W. Furbush 1900-02 Daniel J. McGillicuddy 1902-03 William B. Skelton 1903-05 William E. Webster 1905-07 Frank A. Morey 1907-13 William H. Hines 1913-14 R. J. Wiseman 1914-15 Louis J. Brann 1915-17 Charles P. Lemaire 1917-21 William H. Newell 1921-22 Louis J. Brann 1922-25 Robert J. Wiseman 1926-29 Harold N. Skelton 1930-31 Henry N. Paradis 1932-33 Robert J. Wiseman 1933-35 Donat J. Levesque 1936-38 Edward J. Beauchamp 1939 Fernand Despins 1939-40 Edmond J. Lambert 1941 Alton A. Lessard as of 1945 Roland L. Marcotte as of 1953-54 William Rocheleau, Jr. as of 1967-68

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1872 Mar 4: David Cowan (Rep), elected; J. P. Gill (Dem), defeated.
  • 1873 Mar 3: N. W. Farwell, elected.
  • 1874 Mar 2: Henry H. Dickey (Dem), elected.
  • 1891 Mar 2: William H. Newell (Dem), elected; Potter (Rep), defeated.
  • 1892 Mar 7: William H. Newell (Dem), elected; Seth Chandler, Jr. (Rep), defeated.
  • 1893 Mar 6: Seth Chandler, Jr. (Rep), elected; L. J. Martel (Dem), defeated.
  • 1894 Mar 5: Frank L. Noble (Rep), elected.
  • 1895 Mar 4: Frank L. Noble (Rep), elected.
  • 1905 Mar 6: William E. Webster (Dem), elected; Herbert H. Purinton (Rep), defeated.
  • 1909 Mar 1: Frank A. Morey (Dem), elected; J. G. Chabot (Rep), defeated.
  • 1912 Mar 4: Frank A. Morey (Dem), elected; Elwin L. Hodgkins (Rep), defeated.
  • 1926: Benjamin L. Berman (Rep), defeated.


    Postmasters at Lewiston, 1799-1978 (may be incomplete!)
    Daniel Read 1799-1839 William R. Frye 1839-42 Mark Lowell 1842-46 Nelson B. Reynolds 1846-49 John Smith 1849 Oliver Herrick 1849-52 John Herrick 1852-53 William R. Frye 1853-61 Joseph P. Fessenden 1861-70 George A. Parker 1870-79 Horace C. Little 1879-87 Charles Walker 1887-91 William T. Smart 1891-95 Charles Walker 1895-98 William T. Smart 1898-1913 Menander Dennett 1913-21 Ralph T. Rowe 1921-22 William C. Bryant 1922-29 Ralph T. Rowe 1929 Joseph Otto Fisher 1929-32 Ralph T. Rowe 1932-33 Charles P. Lemaire 1933-34 Charles P. Lemaire 1934-56 Ronaldo E. Cailler 1956-59 Joseph H. Albert 1959-78

    Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1898 Jun 7: Charles Walker, died in office.


    South Lewiston
    (now Lewiston)

    Postmasters at South Lewiston, 1883-1901 (may be incomplete!)
    H. W. Knowles as of 1883-1901

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