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Mayors and Postmasters of Rahway, New Jersey


Mayors of Rahway, 1858-2010 (may be incomplete!)
Edward Y. Rodgers 1858-60 John H. Lufbery 1860-61 Thomas J. Lee 1862-64 J. Henry Stone 1864-66 D. W. C. Hough 1866-68 John F. Whitney 1868-69 John C. Coddington 1869-70 William J. Brown 1871-72 John D. Chapin 1872-74 Lewis S. Hyer 1874-75 Daniel K. Ryno 1875-76 John J. High 1876-78 Alpheus D. Gibbons 1878-79 W. Updyke Selover 1879 J. W. Savage 1880-81 Linus High 1882-84 J. W. Savage 1884 John J. Daly 1885-87 Lewis S. Hyer 1888 Edward Crolius 1889 Lewis S. Hyer 1889-91 William Chamberlain 1891-93 John J. Daly 1893-95 Charles B. Holmes 1896-1903 James H. Terrill 1904-05 James B. Furber 1906 Albert J. Westlake 1906-07 Charles B. Holmes 1908-09 William Howard 1910-11 Stewart B. Moffett 1912-15 Harry Simmons 1916-17 David H. Trembley 1918-22 James B. Furber 1922-24 Frank L. Foulks 1924 Thomas A. Fyffe 1925-28 Adolph Ulbrich 1929-30 Alfred C. Brooks 1931-34 John E. Barger 1935-42 David Armstrong 1943-44 Edward J. Carlin 1945-46 Dennis P. Donovan 1947-50 James G. Egolf 1951-53 Reynolds C. Buckley 1953-54 James G. Donovan 1955-58 Robert E. Henderson 1959-66 John C. Marsh 1967-70 Daniel L. Martin 1971-90 James J. Kennedy 1991-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1858 Apr 19: Edward Y. Rodgers, elected.
  • 1884: J. W. Savage, died in office.
  • 1905: James B. Furber (Rep), elected.
  • 1906 Jan 22: James B. Furber, resigned.
  • 1909 Nov 2: William Howard (Rep), elected.
  • 1930 Nov 4: Alfred C. Brooks (Rep), elected; Thomas J. Loughlin (Dem), defeated.
  • 1932 Nov 8: Alfred C. Brooks (Rep), elected.
  • 1934 Nov 6: John E. Barger (Dem), elected; Fayette N. Talley (Rep), defeated.


    Postmasters at Rahway, 1887-1901 (may be incomplete!)
    S. M. Oliver as of 1887 H. B. Rollinson as of 1901

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