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Mayors and Postmasters of Jamestown, New York


Mayors of Jamestown, 1896-1976 (may be incomplete!)
Eleazer Green as of 1896 Henry Cooper as of 1900 J. Emil Johnson as of 1901-06 James L. Weeks as of 1907-08 Samuel A. Carlson 1909-27 Lars A. Larson 1928-29 Samuel A. Carlson 1930-37 Leon F. Roberts as of 1934-35 Harry C. Erickson as of 1938-39 Leon F. Roberts 1940-41 Samuel A. Stroth as of 1942-49 Stanley A. Weeks 1952-53 Samuel A. Stroth 1954-55 Carl F. Sanford 1956-59 Frederick H. Dunn as of 1966 Stan Lundine as of 1969-76

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1906: Frank H. Mott (Citizens), defeated.
  • 1908: Samuel A. Carlson (Rep), elected.
  • 1925 Nov 3: Samuel A. Carlson (Citizens), elected.
  • 1927 Nov 8: Lars A. Larson (Rep), elected; Samuel A. Carlson, defeated.
  • 1929 Nov 5: Samuel A. Carlson, elected.
  • 1931 Nov 3: Samuel A. Carlson, elected; Theodore N. Nelson, defeated; Gilbert L. Anderberg, defeated.
  • 1933 Nov 7: Leon F. Roberts (Rep), elected.
  • 1935 Nov 5: Samuel A. Carlson (Citizens), elected.
  • 1937 Nov 2: Harry C. Erickson, elected.
  • 1939 Nov 7: Leon F. Roberts (Progressive), elected.
  • 1943 Nov 2: Samuel A. Stroth, elected.
  • 1949 Nov 8: Samuel A. Stroth, elected.
  • 1951 Nov 6: Stanley A. Weeks, elected.
  • 1955 Nov 8: Carl F. Sanford (Greater Jamestown Party), elected; Samuel A. Stroth (Progressive), defeated.
  • 1959 Nov 3: Carl F. Sanford, elected.


    Postmasters at Jamestown, 1816-1980 (may be incomplete!)
    James Prendergast 1816-24 Laban Hazeltine 1824-29 Elial T. Foote 1829-41 Alvin Plumb 1841-43 Joseph Kenyon 1843-44 Franklin H. Waite 1844-48 Eliphalet L. Tinker 1848-49 Smith Seymour 1849-53 Rufus Pier 1853-58 Charles L. Harris 1858-61 Robert V. Cunningham 1861-65 Abner Hazeltine 1865-69 Henry J. Yates 1869-73 Alexander M. Clark 1873-79 Adolphus B. Fletcher 1879-84 Edward P. Putnam 1884-85 Charles E. Weeks 1885-90 Lathrop L. Hanchett 1890-93 Palmer K. Shankland 1893-98 Emmett H. Bemus 1898-1902 James T. Larmouth 1902-11 Augustus F. Allen 1911-15 Henry Guenther 1915-24 Charles A. Sandburg 1924-34 Elloy R. Ganey 1934 Elloy R. Ganey 1934-50 Clinton H. Watson 1950-51 Richard C. Gifford 1951-55 Oliver K. Palm 1955-56 Oliver K. Palm 1956-60 Frank G. Shosenburg 1960-61 Raymond W. Gould 1961-63 Raymond W. Gould 1963-65 Frank G. Shosenburg 1965-66 Harry W. Johnson 1966-67 Harry W. Johnson 1967-80

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