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Uniontown, Pennsylvania
Mayors, Burgesses, Postmasters

Mayors of Uniontown, 1915-64 (may be incomplete!)
George M. Bailey 1915-18 John D. Carr 1918-19 James E. Gainer 1919 William H. Smart 1919-23 Robert D. Warman as of 1927 Luther S. Crawford 1929-31 William C. Hatfield 1932-33 John G. Bail as of 1935 John Q. Adams 1937 William J. Crow 1937-41 Edward L. Sittler, Jr. as of 1948-51 J. Watson Sembower as of 1953-64

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1918 Oct 1: George M. Bailey, resigned.
  • 1919 May 20: John D. Carr, died in office.
  • 1931 Nov 3: William C. Hatfield (Dem), elected; Luther S. Crawford (Rep), defeated.
  • 1955 Nov 8: J. Watson Sembower (Rep), elected; Harold Little (Dem), defeated.

    Burgesses of Uniontown, 1796-1910 (may be incomplete!)
    Ephraim Douglass 1796 John McCleary 1833 Peter Uriah Hook 1842-43 Samuel McDonald 1843-44 John H. Deford 1844-45 William Baily 1845-46 Jonathan D. Springer 1846-47 Daniel Smith 1847-48 William Stumph 1848-50 Matthew W. Irwin 1850-51 William P. Wells 1851-52 S. D. Oliphant 1852-53 Daniel Smith 1853-55 E. P. Oliphant 1855-56 Benjamin Franklin Hellen 1856-57 C. E. Swearingen 1857-58 Jesse B. Ramsey 1858-61 James G. Johnston 1861-62 Armstrong Hadden 1862-63 Thomas A. Haldeman 1863-64 G. W. K. Minor 1864-66 J. Duncan Ramsey 1866-67 Marshall N. Lewis 1867-73 John Holmes 1873-75 Eli Hewitt 1875-77 George W. Foulke 1877-80 Alexander McClean 1880-82 Harry F. Detwiler 1882-85 John Bierer 1885-86 Jesse Reed 1886-97 Edgar Boyle 1897-1900 Frank Rutter 1900-03 Henry O. Francis 1903-06 Robert D. Warman 1906-09 Robert S. McCrum 1909-10

    Postmasters at Uniontown, 1794-1972 (may be incomplete!)
    Samuel King 1794-99 John Caldwell 1799 Samuel King 1799 John Lyon 1799-1801 Thomas Collins 1801-07 John Campbell 1807-37 Matthew W. Irwin 1837-41 William McDonald 1841-43 Daniel Smith 1843-45 Armstrong Hadden 1845-49 John F. Beazel 1849-53 Armstrong Hadden 1853-61 James H. Springer 1861-65 Peter Heck 1865-70 Peter A. Johns 1870-76 Marietta Johns 1876-84 Orin J. Sturgis 1884-85 Michael D. Baker 1885-90 Robert I. Patterson 1890-94 George W. Semans 1894-99 Clarence H. Beall 1899-1903 Julius L. Malcolm 1903-08 William W. Greene 1908-13 Harry Hagan 1913-21 William D. Ghrist 1921-34 Wooda N. Carr 1934-35 Wooda N. Carr 1935-47 James A. Reilly 1947-49 James A. Reilly 1949-53 C. Lyman Sturgis 1953-56 C. Lyman Sturgis 1956-67 Michael Heffren, Jr. 1967-68 Michael Heffren, Jr. 1968-72

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