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Mayors and Postmasters of White Plains, New York

Mayors of White Plains, 1911-2013 (may be incomplete!)
Farrington M. Thompson as of 1911-12 Farrington M. Thompson as of 1916 Frederick E. Weeks 1920-25 Frederick C. McLaughlin 1926-31 Chauncey B. Griffen 1932-33 Robert P. Smith 1934-35 Walter Rogers as of 1936-37 Chauncey T. S. Fish as of 1938-44 Silas S. Clark as of 1947-49 Edwin G. Michaelian as of 1950-56 Richard S. Hendey as of 1958-63

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1911 Nov 7: Farrington M. Thompson (Dem), elected; John J. Thompson (Rep), defeated.
  • 1921 Nov 8: Frederick E. Weeks (Rep), elected.
  • 1923 Nov 6: Frederick E. Weeks (Rep), elected; Frank J. Lamb (Dem), defeated.
  • 1925 Nov 3: Frederick C. McLaughlin (Rep), elected.
  • 1927 Nov 8: Frederick C. McLaughlin (Rep), elected; Eben H. P. Squire (Dem), defeated.
  • 1929 Nov 5: Frederick C. McLaughlin (Rep), elected.
  • 1931 Sep 15: Charles B. Fowler (Dem), nominated unopposed.
  • 1931 Sep 15: Chauncey B. Griffen (Rep), nominated unopposed.
  • 1933 Nov 7: Robert P. Smith (Rep), elected; Charles B. Fowler (Dem), defeated.
  • 1935 Sep 17: Mortimer C. O'Brien (Dem), nominated unopposed.
  • 1935 Sep 17: Walter Rogers (Rep), nominated unopposed.
  • 1935 Nov 5: Walter Rogers (Rep), elected; Mortimer C. O'Brien (Dem), defeated.
  • 1937 Nov 2: Chauncey T. S. Fish (Rep), elected; Alphonse V. Brisson (Dem), defeated.
  • 1939 Sep 19: Howard F. Carpenter (Dem), nominated unopposed.
  • 1939 Sep 19: Chauncey T. S. Fish (Rep), nominated unopposed.
  • 1939 Nov 7: Chauncey T. S. Fish (Rep), elected; Howard F. Carpenter (Dem), defeated.
  • 1943 Nov 2: Chauncey T. S. Fish (Rep), elected; Thomas P. Campbell (Dem), defeated.
  • 1947 Nov 4: Silas S. Clark (Rep & Dem), elected unopposed.
  • 1949 Nov 8: Edwin G. Michaelian (Rep), elected; Richard F. Crandell (Dem), defeated.
  • 1951 Aug 21: Carlton G. Bucher (Dem), nominated unopposed.
  • 1951 Aug 21: Edwin G. Michaelian (Rep), nominated unopposed.
  • 1951 Nov 6: Edwin G. Michaelian (Rep), elected; Carlton G. Bucher (Dem), defeated.
  • 1953 Nov 3: Edwin G. Michaelian (Rep), elected; F. A. Freeman (Dem), defeated.
  • 1955 Sep 13: Harold Kronenberg (Dem), nominated unopposed.
  • 1955 Sep 13: Edwin G. Michaelian (Rep), nominated unopposed.
  • 1955 Nov 8: Edwin G. Michaelian (Rep), elected; Harold Kronenberg (Dem), defeated.
  • 1957 Nov 5: Richard S. Hendey (Rep), elected; Edward C. Barton (Dem), defeated.
  • 1959 Nov 3: Richard S. Hendey (Rep), elected; Gordon B. Halstead (Dem), defeated.
  • 1961 Nov 7: Richard S. Hendey (Rep), elected; William B. McKeown (Dem), defeated.
  • 1963 Nov 5: Richard S. Hendey (Rep), elected; S. G. Fredman (Dem), defeated.
  • 2013 Nov 5: Thomas Roach (Dem), elected; Cass Cibelli (Rep), defeated.

    Postmasters at White Plains, 1797-1982 (may be incomplete!)
    William Barker 1797-1800 Stephen Barker 1800-09 William Baldwin 1809-12 Francis Fowler 1812-14 William Palmer 1814 Peter Cornell 1814-17 Richard Willis 1818-22 Allan Macdonald 1822-37 Samuel G. Arnold 1837 Livingston Roe 1837-41 William Horton II 1841-44 Elijah Guion 1844-50 John B. Urmy 1850-52 Elisha Horton 1852-53 Emory Palmer 1853-64 William S. Cameron 1864-69 Henry Boyd 1869-78 Samuel C. Miller 1878-86 R. Chauncey Fisher 1886-90 William P. Maynard 1890-94 Peter Paulding 1894-98 John P. Moran 1898-1902 James H. Moran 1902-07 Freeman H. Merritt 1907-11 James K. Cowan 1911-14 Henry S. Sutherland 1914-23 LeRoy Smith 1923-24 LeRoy Smith 1924-35 Patrick A. Murphy 1935-36 Patrick A. Murphy 1936-43 Thomas E. Brady 1943-44 John M. Paul 1944-63 Walter W. Rostenberg 1963-65 Walter W. Rostenberg 1965-82

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