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Mayors and Postmasters of East Orange, New Jersey


Mayors of East Orange, 1899-2014 (may be incomplete!)
Edward E. Bruen 1899-1905 William Cardwell 1905-11 Julian A. Gregory 1911-15 Worrall F. Mountain 1915-17 Charles H. Martens 1918-52 William M. McConnell 1952-58 James W. Kelly, Jr. 1958-69 William S. Hart 1970-77 Thomas Cooke 1978-85 John C. Hatcher, Jr. 1986-89 Cardell Cooper 1990-97 Robert L. Bowser 1998-2013 Lester E. Taylor 2014-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1928: Charles H. Martens (Rep), elected.
  • 1930 Nov 4: Charles H. Martens (Rep), elected; Joseph A. Burns (Dem), defeated.
  • 1932 Nov 8: Charles H. Martens (Rep), elected.
  • 1948: Charles H. Martens (Rep), elected.
  • 2009 Jun 2: Robert L. Bowser (Dem), nominated; Kevin Taylor (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 2009 Nov 3: Robert L. Bowser (Dem), elected unopposed.


    Postmasters at East Orange, 1869-1989 (may be incomplete!)
    Isaac C. Beach 1869-75 Stephen M. Long 1875-86 Mary E. Simonson 1886-90 William H. Baldwin 1890-92 Louis McCloud 1892-94 Benjamin Hilton 1894-99 Marcus Mitchell 1899-1912 Benjamin Hilton 1912-13 Ethelbert Tracy Lanterman 1913-21 Louis A. Streit 1921 Louis A. Streit 1921-33 Philip L. Fellinger 1933-34 Philip L. Fellinger 1934-49 Joseph A. Glennon, Jr. 1949-53 Irving Krieger 1953-54 Irving Krieger 1954-89

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