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Fairfax, Virginia
including Fairfax Court House
Mayors, Postmasters


Mayors of Fairfax, 1892-1936 (may be incomplete!)
Job Hawxhurst 1892 Thomas P. Chapman 1936

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1936 Feb 25: Thomas P. Chapman, died in office.


    Postmasters at Fairfax, 1893-1972 (may be incomplete!)
    Alfred H. Moncure 1893-97 Job Hawxhurst 1897-1903 Richard R. Farr 1903-13 Claude E. Wiley 1913-18 Stephen R. Donohoe 1918 E. Mack Wiley 1918 Charles F. Cummins 1918-19 Charles F. Cummins 1919-23 Ludema Sayre 1923-24 Ludema Sayre 1924-33 Lewis M. Coyner 1933-37 E. Mack Wiley 1937-39 E. Mack Wiley 1939-44 Stacy S. Swart 1944-45 Stacy S. Swart 1945-55 Robert William Miller 1955-57 Charles W. Harris, Jr. 1957-60 Charles W. Harris, Jr. 1960-72


    Fairfax Court House
    (now Fairfax)

    Postmasters at Fairfax Court House, 1802-93 (may be incomplete!)
    John Ratcliff 1802-03 Robert Ratcliff 1803 Thomas Moore 1803 John Ratcliff 1804-05 Hugh Violette 1805-06 Christopher Neale 1806 Hugh W. Minor 1806-09 John Ratcliff 1809-17 William P. Richardson 1817-24 Hiram Carver 1824-25 Joel L. Harper 1825-27 Gordon Allison 1827-37 James G. Allison 1837-40 Robert Allison 1841-57 William R. Chapman 1857-62 Henry T. Brooks 1862 Walter B. Hoag 1862-65 Job Hawxhurst 1865-85 Joseph W. Whitehead 1885-89 Job Hawxhurst 1889-93

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