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Mayors and Postmasters of Manchester, New Hampshire

Mayors of Manchester, 1846-2016 (may be incomplete!)
Hiram Brown 1846-47 Jacob F. James 1847-49 Warren L. Lane 1849-50 Moses Fellows 1851-52 Frederick Smyth 1852-55 Theodore Abbott 1855-57 Jacob F. James 1857 Alonzo F. Smith 1858 Edward H. Harrington 1859-60 David A. Bunton 1861-62 Theodore Abbott 1863 Frederick Smyth 1864 Darwin J. Daniels 1865 John Hosley 1866 Joseph B. Clark 1867 James A. Weston 1868 Isaac W. Smith 1869 James A. Weston 1870-71 Person C. Cheney 1871-72 Charles H. Bartlett 1873 John P. Newell 1873 James A. Weston 1874-75 Alpheus Gay 1875-76 Ira Cross 1876-78 John L. Kelly 1878-80 Horace B. Putnam 1881-84 George H. Stearns 1885-86 John Hosley 1887-88 David B. Varney 1889-90 Edgar J. Knowlton 1891-94 David B. Varney 1894 William C. Clarke 1895-1902 Eugene E. Reed 1903-10 Edward C. Smith 1911-12 Charles C. Hayes 1913-14 Harry W. Spaulding 1915-17 Moise Verrette 1918-21 George E. Trudel 1922-25 Arthur E. Moreau 1926-31 Damase Caron 1932-41 Wilfred A. LaFlamme 1942-43 Josaphat T. Benoit 1944-61 John C. Mongan 1962-63 Roland S. Vallee 1964-67 John C. Mongan 1968-69 Henry J. Pariseau 1970 Charles R. Stanton 1970-71 Sylvio L. Dupuis 1972-75 Charles R. Stanton 1975-81 Emile D. Beaulieu 1982-83 Robert F. Shaw 1984-87 Emile D. Beaulieu 1988-89 Raymond J. Wieczorek 1990-99 Robert A. Baines 2000-05 Frank C. Guinta 2006-09 Theodore L. Gatsas 2010-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1847 May 22: Jacob F. James (Whig), elected; George W. Morrison, defeated; Thomas Brown, defeated.
  • 1848 Apr 26: Jacob F. James (Whig), elected; Moody Currier, defeated; George Pinkerton, defeated; Joseph Cochran, Jr., defeated.
  • 1865 Dec 15: Darwin J. Daniels, died in office.
  • 1872 Dec 10: Charles H. Bartlett, elected.
  • 1873 Feb 18: Charles H. Bartlett, resigned.
  • 1894 May 10: Edgar J. Knowlton, resigned.
  • 1937 Nov 2: Damase Caron, elected; Gerard A. Hamel, defeated.
  • 1939 Nov 7: Damase Caron, elected; Wilfred A. LaFlamme, defeated.
  • 1941 Nov 4: Wilfred A. LaFlamme, elected; Damase Caron, defeated.
  • 1943 Nov 2: Josaphat T. Benoit, elected; Wilfred A. LaFlamme, defeated.
  • 1953 Nov 3: Josaphat T. Benoit, elected; Alphonse Roy, defeated.
  • 1961: John C. Mongan, elected.
  • 1963: Germain P. Dupont (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 1963: Roland S. Vallee, elected; John C. Mongan, defeated.
  • 1970 May 30: Henry J. Pariseau, died in office.
  • 1999 Sep 21: Raymond J. Wieczorek, nominated; Robert A. Baines, nominated; Donna M. Soucy, defeated in primary.
  • 1999 Nov 2: Robert A. Baines, elected; Raymond J. Wieczorek, defeated.
  • 2001 Sep 18: Robert A. Baines, nominated; Richard H. Girard, nominated; Joseph Kelly Levasseur, defeated in primary.
  • 2001 Nov 6: Robert A. Baines, elected; Richard H. Girard, defeated.
  • 2003 Sep 16: Robert A. Baines, nominated; Carlos Gonzalez, nominated; Jane E. Beaulieu, defeated in primary; Robert F. Shaw, defeated in primary; Jeff Kassel, defeated in primary; D. R. Soucy, defeated in primary; Robert A. Howe, defeated in primary.
  • 2003 Nov 4: Robert A. Baines, elected; Carlos Gonzalez, defeated; Robert F. Shaw, defeated.
  • 2005 Sep 20: Robert A. Baines, nominated; Frank C. Guinta, nominated; Jeff Kassel, defeated in primary.
  • 2005 Nov 8: Frank C. Guinta, elected; Robert A. Baines, defeated.
  • 2007 Sep 18: Frank C. Guinta, nominated; Thomas Donovan, nominated; Joseph Kelly Levasseur, defeated in primary; Jane E. Beaulieu, defeated in primary; Katherine Gatsas, defeated in primary; Caitlin Curran, defeated in primary.
  • 2007 Nov 6: Frank C. Guinta, elected; Thomas Donovan, defeated.
  • 2009 Sep 15: Theodore L. Gatsas, nominated; Mark E. Roy, nominated; Bobby Stephen, defeated in primary; Glenn Ouellette, defeated in primary; Richard N. Komi, defeated in primary.
  • 2009 Nov 3: Theodore L. Gatsas, elected; Mark E. Roy, defeated.
  • 2011 Nov 8: Theodore L. Gatsas, elected; Chris Herbert, defeated.
  • 2013 Sep 17: Theodore L. Gatsas, nominated; Patrick Arnold, nominated; Glenn Ouellette, defeated in primary.
  • 2013 Nov 5: Theodore L. Gatsas, elected; Patrick Arnold, defeated.
  • 2015 Sep 15: Theodore L. Gatsas, nominated; Joyce Craig, nominated; Patrick Arnold, defeated in primary; Alibaba Shaikh, defeated in primary; Glenn Ouellette, defeated in primary.
  • 2015 Nov 3: Theodore L. Gatsas, elected; Joyce Craig, defeated.

    Postmasters at Manchester, 1840-1986 (may be incomplete!)
    Jesse Duncklee 1840 Paul Cragin, Jr. 1840-45 Warren L. Lane 1845-49 James Hersey 1849-53 Thomas P. Pierce 1853-61 David J. Clark 1861-67 Bradbury P. Cilley 1867-70 Joseph L. Stevens 1870-86 Josiah G. Dearborn 1886-90 Samuel S. Piper 1890-94 Edgar J. Knowlton 1894-98 Ossian D. Knox 1898-1902 Edward H. Clough 1902-10 Edward H. Chadbourne 1910-14 John R. Willis 1914-21 Harry W. Spaulding 1921-23 Joseph H. Geisel 1923-35 Arthur L. Prince 1935-48 Walter J. T. Richard 1948-50 Walter J. T. Richard 1950-63 Roger E. Brassard 1963-64 Roger E. Brassard 1964-86

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