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Mayors and Postmasters of Dunkirk, New York


Mayors of Dunkirk, 1891-2011 (may be incomplete!)
William Martin 1891 Frank Gould 1892 Charles C. Parker 1893 Charles Hequembourg 1894-96 William Bookstaver 1896-97 Alexander Williams 1898-99 Charles J. Wirtner 1900 Daniel Scannell 1901-03 Charles J. Wirtner 1904-05 John T. Madigan 1906-07 Myer Einstein 1908-09 Harry James 1910-11 Harry B. Lyon 1912-13 John T. Sullivan 1914-15 J. A. Taylor 1916-17 James Pierce 1918-19 Harry B. Lyon 1920-21 Glenn W. Woodin 1922-23 John T. Kornprobst 1924-25 Walter L. Roberts 1926-27 Paul Weiss 1928-31 Walter L. Roberts 1932-37 Thomas J. Egan 1938-41 Frank T. Bartela 1942-45 Walter F. Murray 1946-53 Bernard G. Dougherty 1954-55 George T. Wheeler 1956-59 Joseph T. Steger 1960-69 Neil Chaffie 1970-71 Clemens Lutz 1972-73 Leon Damian 1974-75 Gilbert W. Snyder 1976-79 Gary Michalak 1980-81 Edwin Gregoreski 1982-87 Madylon Kubera 1988-89 Gregory Krauza 1990-91 Margaret Wuerstle 1992-97 Robert Kesicki 1998-2001 Richard L. Frey 2002-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1909 Nov 2: Harry James (Rep), elected.
  • 1911 Nov 7: Harry B. Lyon (Rep), elected.
  • 1921 Nov 8: Glenn W. Woodin (Rep), elected.
  • 1925 Nov 3: Walter L. Roberts (Rep), elected.
  • 1927 Nov 8: Paul Weiss (Dem), elected.
  • 1929 Nov 5: Paul Weiss (Dem), elected.
  • 1933 Nov 7: Walter L. Roberts (Rep), elected.
  • 1935 Nov 5: Walter L. Roberts (Rep), elected.
  • 1937 Nov 2: Thomas J. Egan (Dem), elected.
  • 1939 Nov 7: Thomas J. Egan (Dem), elected.
  • 1943 Nov 2: Frank T. Bartela (Dem), elected.
  • 1949 Nov 8: Walter F. Murray (Rep & American Labor), elected.
  • 1951 Nov 6: Walter F. Murray (Rep), elected.
  • 1955 Nov 8: George T. Wheeler (Rep), elected; Bernard G. Dougherty (Dem), defeated.
  • 1959 Nov 3: Joseph T. Steger (Dem), elected.


    Postmasters at Dunkirk, 1818-1971 (may be incomplete!)
    Ellis Doty 1818-22 Ezra Williams 1822-33 Adam Fink 1833-41 William L. Carpenter 1841-44 Lysander B. Brown 1844-53 George B. Stockton 1853-58 Patrick Barrett 1858-61 Richard L. Cary 1861-66 Sidney L. Wilson 1866-68 John K. Patterson 1868-71 Lee L. Hyde 1871-76 Alexander W. Popple 1876-77 Phebe Jane Popple 1877-80 Clarence M. Reed 1880-88 Thomas D. VanDevort 1888-89 Clarence M. Reed 1889-94 Thomas P. Heffernan 1894-98 Fred C. Nagle 1898-1902 Frank B. Barnard 1902-11 Owen B. Mulholland 1911-15 Simon J. Karin 1915-21 Harry B. Lyon 1921 Harry B. Lyon 1921-34 William L. Koch 1934-35 William L. Koch 1935-48 Daniel P. Scannell 1948-49 Daniel P. Scannell 1949-54 Ignatius Fafinski 1954-55 Ignatius Fafinski 1955-68 Thomas P. Nowicki 1968-71

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