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Worcester Mayors


Levi Lincoln 1848
Born October 25, 1782
Died May 29, 1868

Henri Chapin 1849-50, 1870
Born May 13, 1811
Died October 13, 1878
Elected Mayor, ad interim, by the City Council, in joint convention, December 19, 1870 to fill the vacancy by the decease of James B. Blake.

Peter C. Bacon 1851-52
Born November 11, 1804
Died February 7, 1886

John S. D. Knowlton 1853-54
Born December 1798
Died June 11, 1871

George W. Richardson 1855, 1857
Born 1808
Died June 15, 1886

Isaac Davis 1856, 1858, 1861
Born June 2, 1799
Died April 1, 1883

Alexander H. Bullock 1859
Born March 2, 1816
Died January 17, 1882

William M. Rice 1860
Born March 7, 1826
Died March 1, 1896

P. Emory Aldrich 1862
Born 1813
Died March 4, 1895

D. Waldo Lincoln 1863-64
Born January 16, 1813
Died July 1, 1880

Phineas Ball 1865
Born January 18, 1824
Died December 19, 1894

James B. Blake 1866-70
Born June 19, 1827
Died December 18, 1870
Elected for the sixth time, December 12, 1870. Died six days later.

Edward Earle 1871
Born February 10, 1811
Died May 19, 1877

George F. Verry 1872
Born July 14, 1826
Died October 5, 1883

Clark Jillson 1873, 1875-76
Born April 11, 1825
Died June 5, 1894

Edward L. Davis 1874
Born April 22, 1834
Died March 2, 1912

Charles B. Pratt 1877-79
Born February 14, 1824
Died May 9, 1898

Frank H. Kelley 1880-81
Born September 9, 1827
Died October 25, 1890

Elijah B. Stoddard 1882
Born June 5, 1826
Died September 27, 1903

Samuel E. Hildreth 1883
Born December 8, 1829
Died June 26, 1893

Charles G. Reed 1884-85
Born April 2, 1835
Died November 21, 1899

Samuel Winslow 1886-89
Born February 28, 1827
Died October 21, 1894

Francis A. Harrington 1890-92
Born November 17, 1846
Died August 28, 1922

Henry A. Marsh 1893-95
Born September 7, 1836
Died November 6, 1914

Augustus B.R. Sprague 1896-97
Born March 7, 1827
Died May 17, 1910

Rufus B. Dodge, Jr. 1898-1900
Born November 24, 1861
Died December 13, 1935
By reason of a tie vote for Mayor at the election of December 1900, whereby there was no choice, Rufus B. Dodge, Jr. held the office until February 25, 1901.

Philip J. O’Connell 1901
Born December 18, 1870
Died March 2, 1931

Edward F. Fletcher 1902-03
Born June 17, 1854
Died December 18, 1943

Walter H. Blodgett 1904-05
Born 1850
Died January 6, 1923

John T. Duggan 1906-07
Born October 27, 1855
Died September 5, 1927

James Logan 1908-11
Born May 6, 1852
Died November 30, 1929

David F. O’Connell 1912
Born February 8, 1859
Died August 12, 1923

George M. Wright 1913-16
Born April 12, 1865
Died January 7, 1926

Pehr G. Holmes 1917-19
Born 1881
Died December 19, 1952

Peter F. Sullivan 1920-23
Born June 29, 1871
Died May 21, 1931

Michael J. O’Hara 1924-31
Born 1878
Died February 3, 1946

John C. Mahoney 1932-35
Born 1878
Died July 12, 1946

Walter J. Cookson 1936
Born April 17, 1876
Died June 11, 1936

John S. Sullivan 1936-37
Born December 18, 1975
Died April 12, 1949
Elected October 6, 1936 to fill vacancy caused by the decease of Walter J. Cookson

William A. Bennett 1938-45
Born March 7, 1887
Died September 15, 1970

Charles F. Jeff Sullivan 1946-49
Born October 10, 1904
Died August 24, 1962

Andrew B. Holstrom 1950-53
Born April 10, 1895
Died January 13, 1970

James D. O’Brien 1954-48, 1960-61
Born June 12, 1908
Died June 9, 1965
Resigned January 2, 1959

Joseph C. Casdin 1959, September 1,
1962- April 30, 1963,
1967-68
Born March 10, 1914

John M. Shea January-August 1962,
1969
Born December 8, 1902
Died November 3, 1988
Resigned August 31, 1962

Paul V. Mullaney 1963-65
Born November 22, 1919

George A. Wells 1966, 1970
Born October 7, 1910
Died October 19, 1978
Resigned January 3, 1967. Resigned January 4, 1971.

Joseph M. Tinsley 1971, 1973, 1984-85
Born June 23, 1915

Thomas J. Early 1972, 1976-79
Born July 18, 1917
Died January 23, 1992
Resigned January 2, 1973.

Israel Katz 1974-75
Born May 20, 1907
Died August 13, 1979

Jordan Levy 1980-81, 1988-1993
Born November 4, 1943

Sara Robertson 1982-83
Born July 22, 1934

John B. Anderson 1986
Born January 1, 1935

Timothy J. Cooney, Jr. 1987
Born November 22, 1940

Raymond V. Mariano 1994-2001
Born September 23, 1950

Timothy P. Murray 2002- 2007
Born June 7, 1968

Konstantina B. Lukes 2007 - 2009

Joseph C. O'Brien 2010-2011
Born November 25, 1965

Joseph M. Petty 2012 - present
Born July 8, 1960

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