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Rensselaer, New York
including Greenbush
Mayors, Postmasters


Mayors of Rensselaer, 1901-59 (may be incomplete!)
Bradford R. Lansing as of 1901 Thomas Penny as of 1911 John H. McIntyre as of 1915-16 John Hall as of 1920 Henry Meurs as of 1921 Harvey C. Younghans as of 1925 James W. Adams as of 1926-29 Clarence A. McNally as of 1930-31 James Johnstone as of 1932-35 William T. Wright as of 1936-39 Marshall C. Rose 1940-41 Charles G. Maloy 1942-43 Thomas S. H. Clark 1943-53 Clarence A. McNally as of 1954-59

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1925 Nov 3: James W. Adams (Rep), elected.
  • 1927 Nov 8: James W. Adams (Rep), elected.
  • 1929 Nov 5: Clarence A. McNally (Dem), elected.
  • 1935 Nov 5: William T. Wright (Rep), elected.
  • 1937 Nov 2: William T. Wright (Rep), elected.
  • 1939 Nov 7: Marshall C. Rose (Dem), elected.
  • 1943 Jun 17: Charles G. Maloy, resigned.
  • 1943 Nov 2: Thomas S. H. Clark (Dem), elected.
  • 1949 Nov 8: Thomas S. H. Clark (Dem), elected.


    Postmasters at Rensselaer, 1915-47 (may be incomplete!)
    George L. Wiltse as of 1915-16 W. Irving Williams as of 1917-21 Henry C. Windeknecht as of 1928 Olivette L. Johnson as of 1937-47


    Greenbush
    (renamed Rensselaer in 1897)

    Postmasters at Greenbush, 1836 (may be incomplete!)
    James Hallenbeck as of 1836

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