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Mayors and Postmasters of Albuquerque, New Mexico


Mayors of Albuquerque, 1885-2016 (may be incomplete!)
Henry N. Jaffa 1885-86 George Lail 1886-87 William B. Childers 1887-88 Arthur E. Walker 1888-89 G. W. Meylert 1889-90 Michael Mandell 1890-91 Joseph Exum Saint 1891-92 George S. Easterday 1892-93 Neill Brooks Field 1893-94 John F. Luthy 1894-95 Joseph C. Baldridge 1895-97 Strickland Aubright 1897-98 Frank Willey Clancy 1898-99 Owen N. Marron 1899-1902 Charles F. Myers 1902-04 Frank McKee 1904-08 Felix H. Lester 1908-10 John W. Elder 1910-12 D. K. B. Sellers 1912-14 David H. Boatright 1914-16 Harry E. Kinney 1974-77 David Rusk 1977-81 Harry E. Kinney 1981-85 Ken Schultz 1985-89 Louis E. Saavedra 1989-93 Martin J. Chávez 1993-97 Jim R. Baca 1997-2001 Martin J. Chávez 2001-09 Richard J. Berry 2009-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1981: Gordon E. Sanders, defeated.
  • 1985: Gordon E. Sanders, defeated.
  • 1997: Jim R. Baca, elected.
  • 2001 Oct 2: Martin J. Chávez, elected; Bob Schwartz, defeated; Mike McEntee, defeated; Jim R. Baca, defeated; Richard W. Homans, defeated; James B. Lewis, defeated; Alan B. Armijo, defeated; Kermit D. Vincent, defeated.


    Postmasters at Albuquerque, 1881-1982 (may be incomplete!)
    Frederick H. Kent 1881-82 Thomas Hughes 1882-85 William A. Walker 1885-90 Hallum G. Williamson 1890 Alexander M. Whitcomb 1890-94 Ernest A. Grunsfeld 1894-99 Justo R. Armijo 1899-1901 Robert W. Hopkins 1901-14 Henry C. Roehl 1914-21 Berthold Spitz 1921 Berthold Spitz 1921-33 Roy L. Cook 1933-35 Roy L. Cook 1935-37 John A. Werner 1937-38 John A. Werner 1938-53 Hugh P. Cooper 1953-54 Hugh P. Cooper 1954-58 John P. McFarland 1958-59 John P. McFarland 1959-64 Richard J. Pino 1964 Richard J. Pino 1964-82

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