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Mayors and Postmasters of Beckley, West Virginia


Mayors of Beckley, 1903-2014 (may be incomplete!)
John H. Hatcher as of 1903 Joe L. Smith as of 1904-09 J. A. Campbell as of 1919 George W. Blair, Jr. as of 1929 A. Z. Lilly as of 1934 Robert Wriston as of 1935-37 A. K. Minter as of 1938-43 Robert Wriston as of 1944-45 W. A. 'Gene' Burke 1946-48 Grover C. Hedrick as of 1948-49 W. A. 'Gene' Burke 1950-51 George B. Chambers as of 1951-53 Elmer L. Danis as of 1954 A. K. Minter as of 1955 Cecil L. Miller as of 1959-63 John W. Smith as of 1964-69 John McCulloch as of 1970-82 Charles F. Shoemaker as of 1983-87 Emmett S. Pugh 1988-2013 Bill O'Brien 2014-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 2011 May 10: Emmett S. Pugh, elected; Tony Martin, defeated.


    Postmasters at Beckley, 1897-1969 (may be incomplete!)
    George W. Cook 1897-1901 John Anderson 1901-05 Thomas J. Honaker 1905-07 Thaddeus K. Scott 1907-16 Malichi J. Meadows 1916-20 Isaac E. McKinney 1920-21 George H. Mellen 1921-22 George H. Mellen 1922-26 Alfred M. McKinney 1926 Alfred M. McKinney 1926-31 Enoch L. Ellison 1931-32 Enoch L. Ellison 1932-36 John T. Hollandsworth, Jr. 1936-51 Ildon E. Rorrer 1951-53 A. Fray Lilly 1953-54 A. Fray Lilly 1954-69

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