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Scarsdale, New York
Mayors, Village Presidents, Postmasters


Mayors of Scarsdale, 1927-65 (may be incomplete!)
Warren W. Cunningham 1927-29 Robert E. Christie, Jr. 1929-30 John M. Hancock as of 1935 Manvel Whittemore as of 1937-38 Arthur F. Driscoll as of 1940 Kenneth C. Hogate as of 1941-42 John K. Starkweather as of 1943-44 Samuel E. Darby, Jr. as of 1947 Harry E. Humphreys, Jr. 1947-48 Edward Ingalls as of 1949 Harold L. Smith as of 1951-53 Theodore Sander, Jr. as of 1953-54 Willard P. Scott as of 1955-56 David B. Mathias as of 1959

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1929 Mar 19: Robert E. Christie, Jr., elected unopposed.
  • 1931 Mar 17: Frederick Lavis, elected unopposed.
  • 1935 Mar 19: John M. Hancock, elected unopposed.
  • 1937: Manvel Whittemore, elected.
  • 1948 Mar 16: Harry E. Humphreys, Jr. (Rep), elected unopposed.
  • 1951 Mar 20: Harold L. Smith (Rep), elected unopposed.
  • 1953 Mar 17: Theodore Sander, Jr. (Rep), elected unopposed.
  • 1955 Mar 15: Willard P. Scott (Rep & Dem & Citizens), elected unopposed.
  • 1965 Mar 16: George Rutherford (Rep & Nonpartisan), elected unopposed.


    Village Presidents of Scarsdale, 1926 (may be incomplete!)

    Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1926 Mar 16: Hugh White, elected unopposed.


    Postmasters at Scarsdale, 1850-1974 (may be incomplete!)
    William S. Popham 1850-59 John J. McGown 1859-61 George N. Ullmann 1861-93 John McGarry 1893-94 Herbert B. Fellows 1894-99 Minnie Fellows 1900-21 David R. Dunn 1921-27 Clarence P. Varian 1927 Clarence P. Varian 1927-30 David R. Dunn 1930-31 David R. Dunn 1931-35 Harold M. Drury 1935 Harold M. Drury 1935-50 Mary O. Drury 1950-52 Mary O. Drury 1952-63 Timothy D. Sullivan 1963-64 Timothy D. Sullivan 1964-65 Charles J. Gauzza 1965-66 Dyas W. Carden 1966-67 Dyas W. Carden 1967-74

    Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1899 Dec 4: Herbert B. Fellows, died in office.
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    Henry L. Clinton, Apollo Hall, New York City, February 3, 1872
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