John Ferguson (New York politician)
|52nd Mayor of New York City|
|Preceded by||DeWitt Clinton|
|Succeeded by||Jacob Radcliff|
John Ferguson (died 1832) was the 52nd Mayor of New York City from March to June 1815. He was also Grand Sachem of Tammany Hall and a political enemy of Dewitt Clinton. It is believed that he was appointed mayor under the understanding that he would soon turn over the position to Jacob Radcliff, in return for an appointment as Surveyor of the Port of New York.
- James Grant Wilson, The Memorial History of the City of New-York: From Its First Settlement to the Year 1892, New York History Co., 1893 (Google Books), from Stanford University Library, p. 208 and p. 298 (footnote)
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