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Mayors and Postmasters of Rockland, Maine


Mayors of Rockland, 1854-1920 (may be incomplete!)
Knott Crockett 1854-55 H. G. Berry 1856 Charles Crockett 1857 G. S. Wiggin 1858-66 Jos. Farwell 1867-68 George W. Kimball, Jr. 1869-70 Samuel Bryant 1871 J. Fred Merrill 1872-74 John H. Lovejoy 1874-75 Samuel Bryant 1875-76 Caleb G. Moffitt 1876-78 George Gregory 1878-79 John H. Lovejoy 1879-80 John S. Case 1880-82 George Gregory 1882-84 John S. Case 1884-86 Benjamin Williams 1886-88 William S. White 1888-90 E. A. Butler 1890-93 F. C. Knight 1893-95 John H. Lovejoy 1895-97 Albert W. Butler 1897-98 David N. Mortland 1899-1900 E. K. Gould 1901-02 Israel Snow 1903 James E. Rhodes 1904-05 Rodney I. Thompson 1906 Arnold H. Jones 1907 Rodney I. Thompson 1908 Albert C. McLeon 1909-10 George H. Blethen 1911-13 Philip Howard 1914 Charles M. Harrington 1915 Frank C. Flint 1916-18 Reuben S. Thorndike 1919-20

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1873 Mar 3: J. Fred Merrill (Dem & Citizens), elected.
  • 1874 Mar 2: John H. Lovejoy (Rep), elected.
  • 1891 Mar 2: E. A. Butler (Rep), elected.
  • 1895 Mar 4: John H. Lovejoy (Rep), elected; Samuel A. Keyes (Dem), defeated; Alfred L. Carleton (Socialist Labor), defeated.
  • 1905 Mar 6: James E. Rhodes (Rep), elected; Oliver Otis (Dem), defeated.
  • 1909 Mar 1: Albert C. McLeon (Rep), elected; Philip Howard (Dem), defeated.
  • 1920: Reuben S. Thorndike (Dem), elected; James E. Stevens (Rep), defeated.


    Postmasters at Rockland, 1860-1965 (may be incomplete!)
    B. W. Lathrop as of 1860-61 George W. Kimball, Jr. as of 1883-85 John H. Lovejoy 1890-94 Parker T. Fuller 1894-98 John H. Lovejoy 1898-1902 William O. Fuller, Jr. 1902-09 Edward C. Moran 1936 Edward C. Moran 1936-40 James Connellan 1940-41 James Connellan 1941-61 William A. Glover 1961-64 John J. McAuliffe 1964-

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