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Mayors and Postmasters of New Rochelle, New York


Mayors of New Rochelle, 1899-2015 (may be incomplete!)
Henry S. Clarke as of 1903-06 George G. Raymond as of 1908-09 Harry E. Colwell 1910-11 Frederick H. Waldorf 1912-14 Edward S. Griffing 1914-18 Frederick H. Waldorf 1918-20 Harry Scott 1920-25 Benjamin B. Badeau 1926-29 Walter G. C. Otto 1930-34 Paul M. Crandell 1934-35 Charles F. Simmons 1935 Harry Scott 1936-39 Stanley W. Church 1940-55 George Vergara 1956-59 Stanley W. Church 1960-63 Stanley W. Church 1970

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1899 Apr 18: Michael J. Dillon (Dem), elected; H. M. Hermer (Rep), defeated.
  • 1907 Nov 5: W. W. Raymond (Dem), elected.
  • 1911 Nov 7: Frederick H. Waldorf (Dem), elected; Harry E. Colwell (Rep), defeated.
  • 1913 Nov 4: Edward S. Griffing (Rep), elected; Frank J. Griffin (Dem), defeated; George Watson (Progressive), defeated.
  • 1915 Nov 2: Edward S. Griffing (Rep), elected.
  • 1921 Nov 8: Harry Scott (Rep), elected.
  • 1923 Nov 6: Harry Scott (Rep), elected; Frank Koch (Dem), defeated.
  • 1925 Nov 3: Benjamin B. Badeau (Rep), elected; James A. Turley, defeated.
  • 1927: George A. Casey (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1927 Nov 8: Benjamin B. Badeau (Rep), elected; James A. Turley, defeated.
  • 1929 Nov 5: Walter G. C. Otto (Dem), elected.
  • 1931 Sep 15: Walter G. C. Otto, nominated; James H. Anderson, nominated; Clayton K. Fauver, defeated in primary; Henry A. Cary, defeated in primary.
  • 1931 Nov 3: Walter G. C. Otto (Dem), elected; James H. Anderson (Rep), defeated.
  • 1934 Oct 26: Walter G. C. Otto, resigned.
  • 1934 Nov 26: Paul M. Crandell, appointed.
  • 1935 Sep 17: Stanley W. Church, nominated; Paul M. Crandell, nominated, but died before the election; Antonio Lombardo, defeated in primary.
  • 1935 Oct 23: Paul M. Crandell, died in office.
  • 1935 Nov 5: Harry Scott, elected; Stanley W. Church, defeated; Antonio Lombardo, defeated.
  • 1939 Sep 19: Stanley W. Church (Dem), nominated unopposed.
  • 1939 Sep 19: George I. Roberts (Rep), nominated unopposed.
  • 1939 Sep 19: J. P. Muller (American Labor), nominated unopposed.
  • 1939 Nov 7: Stanley W. Church (Dem), elected; George I. Roberts (Rep), defeated; J. P. Muller (American Labor), defeated.
  • 1943 Nov 2: Stanley W. Church (Dem & American Labor), elected; E. H. Watson (Rep), defeated.
  • 1947 Nov 4: Stanley W. Church (Dem), elected; Abraham I. Menin (Rep), defeated.
  • 1951 Nov 6: Stanley W. Church (Dem & Liberal), elected; William L. Girardi (Rep), defeated.
  • 1955 Sep 13: Stanley W. Church (Dem), nominated unopposed.
  • 1955 Sep 13: Thomas P. Nolan (Rep), nominated unopposed.
  • 1955 Sep 13: Stanley W. Church (Liberal), nominated unopposed.
  • 1955 Nov 8: George Vergara (Ind), elected; Stanley W. Church (Dem & Liberal), defeated; Thomas P. Nolan (Rep), defeated.
  • 1959 Nov 3: Stanley W. Church (Dem & Liberal), elected; George Vergara (Ind), defeated; Theodore R. Greene (Rep), defeated.
  • 1963 Nov 5: Alvin R. Ruskin (Rep), elected; Raymond Calgi (Dem), defeated; Louis Yagoda (Liberal), defeated.
  • 2015 Nov 3: Noam Bramson (Dem & Working Families), elected; James A. O'Toole (Independence), defeated.


    Postmasters at New Rochelle, 1836-1947 (may be incomplete!)
    Samuel Bowne as of 1836 Benjamin Badeau as of 1881 W. H. Le Count as of 1887 William V. Molloy as of 1897 James Ross as of 1901 Winfield S. Spencer 1904-09 Eben Adams 1909-15 Gregory Dillon 1915-23 Walter E. Stever as of 1928 Thomas P. McLoughlin as of 1937 Joseph C. Walter as of 1943-47

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