William Halsey (mayor)
|1st Mayor of Newark, New Jersey|
|Succeeded by||Theodore Frelinghuysen|
Short Hills, New Jersey
|Died||August 16, 1843 (aged 72–73)|
|Residence||Newark, New Jersey|
William Halsey (1770 – August 16, 1843) was the first mayor of Newark, New Jersey serving from 1836 to 1837. He was 66 years of age and an attorney when elected. Halsey Street in downtown Newark is named after him. He also served as director of the Newark Aqueduct Company.
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