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Mayors and Postmasters of Cincinnati, Ohio


Mayors of Cincinnati, 1802-2009 (may be incomplete!)
David Ziegler 1802-03 James Findlay as of 1805-06 James Findlay as of 1810-11 Martin Baum 1812 William Corry 1815-19 Isaac G. Burnet 1819-31 Elisha Hotchkiss 1831-33 Samuel W. Davies 1833-43 Henry E. Spencer 1843-51 Mark P. Taylor 1851-53 David T. Snelbaker 1853-55 James J. Faran 1855-57 Nicholas W. Thomas 1857-59 Richard M. Bishop 1859-61 George Hatch 1861-63 Leonard A. Harris 1863-66 Charles F. Wilstach 1866-69 John F. Torrence 1869-71 S. S Davis 1871-73 George W. C. Johnston 1873-77 Robert M. Moore 1877-79 Charles Jacob, Jr. 1879-81 William F. Means 1881-83 Thomas J. Stephens 1883-85 Amor Smith, Jr. 1885-89 John B. Mosby 1889-94 John A. Caldwell 1894-97 Gustav Tafel 1897-1900 Julius Fleischmann 1900-05 Edward J. Dempsey 1906-07 Leopold Markbreit 1908-09 John Galvin 1909 Louis Schwab 1910-11 Henry T. Hunt 1912-13 Frederick S. Spiegel 1914-15 George Puchta 1916-17 John Galvin 1918-21 George Carrel 1922-25 Murray Seasongood 1926-29 Russell Wilson 1930-37 James G. Stewart 1938-47 Carl W. Rich 1947 Albert D. Cash 1948-51 Carl W. Rich 1951-53 Edward N. Waldvogel 1953-54 Dorothy N. Dolbey 1954 Carl W. Rich 1954 Charles P. Taft 1955-57 Donald D. Clancy 1957-60 Walton H. Bachrach 1960-67 Eugene P. Ruehlmann 1967-71 Willis D. Gradison, Jr. 1971 Thomas A. Luken 1971-72 Theodore M. Berry 1972-75 Bobbie L. Sterne 1975-76 James T. Luken 1976-77 Jerry Springer 1977-78 Bobbie L. Sterne 1978-79 Ken Blackwell 1979-80 David S. Mann 1980-82 Thomas B. Brush 1982-83 Arnold L. Bortz 1983-84 Charles J. Luken 1984-91 David S. Mann 1991 Dwight Tillery 1991-93 Roxanne Qualls 1993-99 Charles J. Luken 1999-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1871: Leonard A. Harris, defeated.
  • 1900: Alfred M. Cohen (Dem), defeated.
  • 1909 Jul 27: Leopold Markbreit, died in office.
  • 1947 Mar 5: James G. Stewart, resigned.
  • 1954 May 7: Edward N. Waldvogel, died in office.
  • 1971 Apr 6: Eugene P. Ruehlmann, resigned.
  • 2001: Charles J. Luken (Dem), elected; Courtis Fuller (Charter), defeated.
  • 2005 Sep 13: David Pepper, nominated; Mark Mallory, nominated; Charlie Winburn, defeated in primary; Alicia Reece, defeated in primary; Justin Jeffre, defeated in primary; Sylvan Grisco, defeated in primary; Sandra Queen Noble, defeated in primary.
  • 2005 Nov 8: Mark Mallory, elected; David Pepper, defeated.
  • 2009: Brad Wenstrup, defeated.


    Postmasters at Cincinnati, 1794-1979 (may be incomplete!)
    Abner Martin Dunn 1794-95 William Maxwell 1795-97 Daniel Mayo 1797-98 William Ruffin 1798-1814 William Burke 1814-41 William H. Harrison Taylor 1841-45 George Crawford 1845-49 William Oliver 1849-52 James C. Hall 1852-53 John L. Vattier 1853-58 James J. Faran 1858-59 John L. Vattier 1859-61 John C. Baum 1861-64 Frederic John Mayer 1864-66 William H. Harrison Taylor 1866-67 Calvin W. Thomas 1867-69 Thomas H. Foulds 1869-74 Gustav R. Wahle 1874-78 John P. Loge 1878-82 Smith A. Whitfield 1882-86 John C. Riley 1886-91 John Zumstein 1891-95 Charles Edgar Brown 1895-99 Elias R. Monfort 1899-1914 John L. Shuff 1914-16 Joel C. Clore 1916-22 Arthur L. Behymer 1922 Arthur L. Behymer 1922-33 Charles J. Bocklet 1933-34 Charles J. Bocklet 1934-53 Hobart A. Wehking 1953-54 Hobart A. Wehking 1954-63 Joseph J. Scanlon 1963-64 Joseph J. Scanlon 1964-79

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