Charles P. Gillen

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Charles P. Gillen
Mayor of Newark
In office
January 1, 1917 – January 1, 1921
Preceded by Thomas Lynch Raymond
Succeeded by Alexander Archibald
Personal details
Born (1876-08-06)August 6, 1876
County Roscommon, Ireland
Died June 30, 1956(1956-06-30) (aged 79)
Newark, New Jersey
Political party Democratic

Charles P. Gillen (August 6, 1876 – June 30, 1956) was the Democratic mayor of Newark, New Jersey from 1917 to 1921.


He was born in County Roscommon, Ireland on August 6, 1876. He was the son of Thomas Gillen and Mary A. Conry. He was Irish Catholic.

He married Margaret Carey in 1923. He had a real estate business before entering politics. He was the mayor of Newark, New Jersey from 1917 to 1921. He was a delegate to the 1932 Democratic National Convention.

He died on June 30, 1956, in Newark, New Jersey, aged 79 and was buried at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Newark

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Preceded by
Thomas Lynch Raymond
Mayor of Newark
Succeeded by
Alexander Archibald