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Mayors and Postmasters of San Antonio, Texas


Mayors of San Antonio, 1837-2014 (may be incomplete!)
John W. Smith 1837-38 William H. Daingerfield 1838 Antonio Menchaca 1838-39 Samuel A. Maverick 1839-40 John W. Smith 1840-41 Juan N. Seguin 1841 Francis Gilbeau 1841 Juan N. Seguin 1841-42 John W. Smith 1842-44 Edward Dwyer 1844-46 Bryan Callaghan 1846-47 Charles F. King 1847 S. S. Smith 1847-48 Charles F. King 1848 S. S. Smith 1848-49 J. M. Devine 1849-51 J. S. McDonald 1851-52 Charles F. King 1852-53 J. M. Devine 1853-54 John M. Carolan 1854-55 James R. Sweet 1855-56 J. M. Devine 1856-57 J. H. Beck 1857 A. A. Lockwood 1857-59 James R. Sweet 1859-62 Samuel A. Maverick 1862-63 P. L. Buquor 1863-65 J. H. Lyons 1865 Daniel Cleveland 1865-66 J. H. Lyons 1866-67 W. C. A Thielepape 1867-72 S. G. Newton 1872 F. Giraud 1872-75 James H. French 1875-85 Bryan V. Callaghan, Jr. 1885-92 A. I. Lockwood 1892-93 George Paschal 1893-94 Henry Elmendorf 1894-97 Bryan V. Callaghan, Jr. 1897-99 Marshall Hicks 1899-1903 Frederick Terrell 1903 John S. Campbell 1903-05 Bryan V. Callaghan, Jr. 1905-12 William L. Richter 1912 A. H. Jones 1912-13 Albert Steves 1913 Clinton G. Brown 1913-17 Sam C. Bell 1917-21 O. B. Black 1921-23 John W. Tobin 1923-27 Phil Wright 1927 C. M. Chambers 1927-33 C. K. Quin 1933-39 Maury Maverick 1939-41 C. K. Quin 1941-43 Gus B. Mauerman 1943-47 Alfred Callaghan 1947-49 A. C. 'Jack' White 1949-52 Sam Bell Steves 1952-53 A. C. 'Jack' White 1953-54 R. L. Lester 1954 R. N. White, Sr. 1954-55 J. Edwin Kuykendall 1955-61 Walter W. McAllister 1961-71 John Gatti 1971-73 Charles L. Becker 1973-75 Lila Cockrell 1975-81 Henry G. Cisneros 1981-89 Lila Cockrell 1989-91 Nelson W. Wolff 1991-95 William E. Thornton 1995-97 Howard W. Peak 1997-2001 Ed Garza 2001-05 Phil Hardberger 2005-09 Julián Castro 2009-14

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1989 May 6: Lila Cockrell, elected; Carl Mauthe, defeated.
  • 2009 May 9: Julián Castro, elected.


    Postmasters at San Antonio, 1846-1970 (may be incomplete!)
    James L. Trueheart 1846-47 O. C. Woodward 1847 Ralph William Peacock 1847-48 John Bowen 1848-55 Alexander G. Brown 1855-56 Henry L. Radaz 1856-61 E. C. Dewey 1861-65 Sidney P. Gambie 1865-76 Margaret E. Norris 1876-79 John C. Manning 1879-83 James P. Newcomb 1883-85 Henry P. Howard 1885-89 Samuel M. Johnson 1889-94 Joseph M. George 1894-98 George Gay Clifford 1898-1906 John J. Stevens 1906-14 George D. Armistead 1914-21 Joseph J. Fuller 1921-22 Peter G. Lucas 1922-34 Daniel J. Quill 1934-35 Daniel J. Quill 1935-70

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