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Mayors and Postmasters of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania


Mayors of Wilkes-Barre, 1871-1964 (may be incomplete!)
Ira M. Kirkendal 1871-73 M. A. Kearney 1874-76 W. W. Loomis 1877-79 Thomas Broderick 1880-86 C. B. Sutton 1886-92 Francis M. Nichols 1892-93 Daniel L. Hart 1920-31 Charles N. Loveland as of 1933-37 Luther M. Kniffen as of 1953-56 Frank Slattery as of 1960-64

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1880: Thomas Broderick, elected.
  • 1883: Thomas Broderick, elected.
  • 1886 Feb 7: Thomas Broderick, died in office.
  • 1931 Nov 3: Daniel L. Hart, elected unopposed.


    Postmasters at Wilkes-Barre, 1795-1971 (may be incomplete!)
    Lord Butler 1795-1802 John Hollinbeck 1802-03 Ezekiel Hyde 1803-05 Jonathan Hancock 1805-08 Jacob Cist 1808-26 Andrew Beaumont 1826-32 William Ross 1832-35 Daniel Collings 1835-41 Anning O. Chahoon 1841-43 Joseph P. LeClere 1843-45 Eleazer B. Collings 1845-49 Steuben Butler 1849-53 John Richard 1853-54 Jacob Sorber 1854-58 Eleazer B. Collings 1858-61 Samuel M. Barton 1861-65 Edward H. Chase 1865-66 Peter Pursel 1866-69 Stewart Pearce 1869-77 Samuel M. Barton 1877 Douglass Smith 1877-82 Albert S. Orr 1882-85 Joseph K. Bogert 1885-87 Mary E. P. Bogert 1887-92 Lewis B. Landmesser 1892-96 Edward F. Bogert 1896-1900 Byron G. Hahn 1900-05 Jacob D. Laciar 1905-07 Thomas F. Heffernan 1907-16 Lawrence J. Casey 1916-21 William E. Mannear 1921-29 William E. Newhart 1929-31 Henry W. Merritt 1931-33 James J. Law 1933-34 James J. Law 1934-35 Edward J. Quinn 1935-36 Edward J. Quinn 1936-54 William W. Davis 1954 William W. Davis 1954-68 John T. Jones, Jr. 1968-71

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