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Mayors and Postmasters of Rochester, Minnesota


Mayors of Rochester, 1858-2010 (may be incomplete!)
Moses W. Fay 1858-59 Frederick Augustus Olds 1859-60 W. D. Hurlbut 1860-61 John Clark 1861-62 L. D. Bliss 1862-64 Abram Ozmun 1864-65 John V. Daniels 1865-66 Ozora P. Stearns 1866-68 L. D. Bliss 1868-69 Daniel Heaney 1869-70 Frederic T. Olds 1870-71 O. P. Whitcomb 1871-72 George W. Van Dusen 1872-73 D. H. Williams 1873-75 Daniel A. Morrison 1875-79 L. E. Cowdery 1879-80 Samuel Whitten 1880-82 William Worrall Mayo 1882-83 Samuel Whitten 1883-85 O. S. Porter 1885-87 Andrew Nelson 1887-89 O. S. Porter 1889-90 D. Darling 1890-92 Horace H. Witherstine 1892-95 Wilson A. Allen 1895-96 Horace H. Witherstine 1896-97 J. W. Wagoner 1897-98 B. W. Eaton 1898-99 J. A. Melone 1899-1900 E. L. Sinclair 1900-02 Horace H. Witherstine 1902-03 Archie C. Stevenson 1903-05 Martin Heffron 1905-07 Julius J. Reiter 1907-09 J. C. Thompson 1909-11 William B. Richardson 1911-17 Julius J. Reiter 1917-19 C. D. Brown 1919-23 Julius J. Reiter 1923-25 John T. Lemmon 1925-27 C. D. Brown 1927 Fred W. Haase 1928-29 John T. Lemmon 1930-31 Julius J. Reiter 1931-35 W. A. Moore 1935-39 Paul A. Grassle 1939-47 Claude H. McQuillan 1947-51 Glenn O. Amundsen 1951-53 Claude H. McQuillan 1953-57 Adolph M. Bach 1957-58 Alexander P. Smetka 1958-69 Dewey Day 1969-73 Alexander P. Smetka 1973-79 Chuck Hazama 1979-95 Chuck Canfield 1995-2003 Ardell F. Brede 2003-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1927 Dec 22: C. D. Brown, died in office.
  • 1957 Nov 16: Claude H. McQuillan, died in office.


    Postmasters at Rochester, 1855-1983 (may be incomplete!)
    Robert McCredy 1855 Phineas H. Durfee 1855-57 Nancy Baker 1857-58 John V. Daniels 1858-59 John W. Everstine 1859-61 Joseph A. Leonard 1861-64 Charles C. Jones 1864-65 Samuel Geisinger 1865-66 Moses W. Fay 1866-67 Hattie C. Fay 1867-69 Charles C. Cole 1869-71 George W. Baker 1871 Abram Harkins 1871-83 Joseph H. Wagoner 1883-85 Samuel De Wolf 1885-89 Lyman Tondro 1889-94 Amherst W. Blakely 1894-98 Charles E. Callaghan 1898-1911 John C. Crabb 1911-15 John L. Harwick 1915-20 David L. Williams 1920-21 David L. Williams 1921-35 John W. Feller 1935 John W. Feller 1935-53 Glenn B. Burbach 1953-54 Glenn B. Burbach 1954-56 Stanley F. Drips 1956-57 Stanley F. Drips 1957-83

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