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Mayors and Postmasters of Irvington, New York


Mayors of Irvington, 1929-2015 (may be incomplete!)
Matthew J. Murtha as of 1929 Duncan G. Smith as of 1947 Roswell H. Harriman as of 1957 Brian C. Smith 2011-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1929 Mar 19: Matthew J. Murtha (Dem), elected; Herbert E. Dickson (Rep), defeated.
  • 1949 Mar 15: William A. Murphy (Dem), elected.
  • 1951 Mar 20: F. Kramer (Rep), elected unopposed.
  • 1957 Mar 19: Roswell H. Harriman (Rep), elected unopposed.
  • 2013 Nov 5: Brian C. Smith (Rep), elected unopposed.
  • 2015 Nov 3: Brian C. Smith, elected unopposed.


    Postmasters at Irvington, 1854-1947 (may be incomplete!)
    Peter M. Warman 1854-56 Tellbroock W. Crisfield 1856-62 Charles A. Adams 1862-72 Charles H. Hauptman 1872-82 Charles H. Browne 1882-87 Samuel T. Kilpatrick 1887-91 John Harvey 1891-95 James A. Hall 1895-99 John F. Dinkel 1899-1903 Norman C. Templeton 1903-16 Matthew J. Murtha as of 1917-21 Joseph P. Fallon as of 1928 Joseph J. Reilly as of 1937-47

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