Mayors of Atlantic City, New Jersey

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Mayors of Atlantic City, New Jersey:[1]

no. Name Starting year of Office Ending year of Office Political Party
1 Chalkley Steelman Leeds 1854 1856
2 Richard Hackett 1856 1856
3 John G.W. Avery 1856 1857
4 Lewis Reed 1857 1861
5 James Harper 1861 1862
Chalkley Steelman Leeds 1862 1863
6 Jacob Middleton 1863 1865
7 Jacob T. Evard[2] 1865 1866 Republican
8 David W. Belisle 1866 1868 Republican
9 Lemuel G. Eldridge 1868 1868 (3 months) Republican
10 John James Gardner 1868 1872 Republican
11 Charles Souder 1872 1874 Republican
John James Gardner (2sts term) 1874 1876 Republican
12 Willard Wright 1876 1878 Democratic
13 John L. Bryant 1878 1879 Republican
Willard Wright 1879 1880 Democratic
14 Harry L. Slape 1880 1881 Republican
Willard Wright 1881 1882 Democratic
15 Charles Maxwell 1882 1885 Republican
16 Thomas C. Garrett 1885 1887 Republican
17 Samuel D. Hoffman 1887 1891 Republican
Willard Wright 1891 1894 Democratic
17 Franklin Pierce Stoy[3] 1894 1897 Republican
18 Joseph Thompson 1897 1900 Democratic
Franklin Pierce Stoy[3] 1900 1911 Republican
20 George Carmany 1911 1912 (6 months) Republican
21 Harry Bacharach[4] 1912 1912 (6 months) Republican
22 William Riddle 1912 1916 Democratic
23 Harry Bacharach[4][5] 1916 1920 Republican
24 Edward L. Bader[6] 1920 1927 Republican
25 Anthony Michael Ruffu, Jr.[7] 1927 1930 Republican
26 Joseph A. Paxson 1930 1930 (3 weeks) Republican
Harry Bacharach[4] 1930 1935 Republican
27 Charles D. White 1935 1940 Republican
28 Thomas D. Taggart, Jr.[8] 1940 1944 Democratic
29 Joseph Altman 1944 1967 Republican
30 Richard S. Jackson 1967 1969 Republican
31 William T. Somers 1969 1972 Democratic
32 Joseph Bradway, Jr. 1972 1976 Republican
33 Joseph Lazarow[9] 1976 1982 Democratic
34 Michael J. Matthews 1982 1984 Democratic
35 James L. Usry[10] 1984 1990 Republican
36 Jim Whelan 1990 2002 Democratic
37 Lorenzo Langford[11] 2002 2006 Democratic
38 Robert W. Levy, Sr. 2006 2007 Democratic
Acting Mayor William H. Marsh[12] 2007 2007 Democratic
39 Scott K. Evans[13] 2007 2008 Democratic
Lorenzo Langford[14] 2008 2014 Democratic
40 Don Guardian[15] 2014 present Republican

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mayors of Atlantic City, New Jersey". Atlantic City, New Jersey. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  2. ^ "In All Parts of Jersey". Philadelphia Record. February 25, 1890. Retrieved 2012-09-14. Robert T. Evard, one of Atlantic City's first Mayors, died on Sunday after short illness. He was 70 years of age. 
  3. ^ a b David G. Schwartz. "The Dandy Mayor". New York Times. Retrieved 2012-09-14. 
  4. ^ a b c "Died". Time magazine. May 26, 1947. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Harry Bacharach, 73, five times mayor (1911-20, 1930-35) and longtime "No. 1 Booster" of Atlantic City; in Atlantic City. An ardent publicity-grabber (he once carried on the city's business in an amusement-pier office flanked by an educated chimpanzee and a half-man-half-woman), he nonetheless worked noisily at keeping his resort free of known thugs and 'undesirables.' 
  5. ^ "Bacharach Slated To Succeed Ruffu. Jersey Utility Commissioner to Fill Unexpired Term of Late Atlantic City Mayor. Long Deadlock Is Broken. New Executive Is Expected to Reorganize the Government of Shore Resort". New York Times. July 7, 1930. Retrieved 2012-09-14. Harry Bacharach, State Public Utility Commissioner and Mayor of Atlantic City from 1916 to 1920, will again act as the city's chief executive beginning Thursday. He will fill the unexpired term of the late Anthony M. Ruffu Jr., which ends in May, 1932. ... 
  6. ^ "Mayor Bader Dies. Atlantic City Head. Succumbs to Appendicitis Early This Morning. Under Knife on Thursday. Elected For Eight Years. Former Member of University of Pennsylvania's Football Team. A Contractor for Many Years". New York Times. January 29, 1927. Retrieved 2012-08-08. ... He became Mayor of Atlantic City for the first time in 1920, after his election to the City Commission. His four colleagues chose him as their executive. ... 
  7. ^ "Mayor Ruffu Killed With Three Others As Train Hits Auto". Associated Press in the New York Times. June 23, 1930. Retrieved 2012-09-14. Mayor Anthony M. Ruffu Jr., Mayor of Atlantic City, two unidentified women, and a man believed to have been Assemblyman Anthony J. Siracusa, were killed when a train struck an automobile here early today. ... 
  8. ^ "New Board Pledges Montclair Economy. Commissioners Installed There and in Atlantic City". New York Times. May 22, 1940. Retrieved 2012-09-14. Thomas D. Taggart, Jr. was installed as Mayor of Atlantic City today. Mr. Taggart, who is 38, is the youngest Mayor in Atlantic ... 
  9. ^ Atlantic City Free Public Library FAQ
  10. ^ "James L. Usry, the first Black mayor of Atlantic City, Succumbs At 79"
  11. ^ "Mayoral Showdown: Interview with Lorenzo Langford", Gros, Roger, Casino Connection, May 2005
  12. ^ "And the newly sworn-in Atlantic City mayor is ... William 'Speedy' Marsh", The Press of Atlantic City, October 10, 2007
  13. ^ "New AC mayor promises stability", The Philadelphia Inquirer, November 21, 2007
  14. ^ "Langford back as Atlantic City mayor", The Press of Atlantic City, November 5, 2008
  15. ^ "Vote count appears to seal win for AC mayoral challenger Guardian", "Philadelphia Inquirer", December 1, 2014.