List of mayors of Chicopee, Massachusetts

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The Mayor of Chicopee is the head of the municipal government in Chicopee, Massachusetts. There was no Mayor of Chicopee until 1890 because up to that point Chicopee was still incorporated as a town.


This is a list of Mayors of Chicopee, Massachusetts.

# Mayor Picture Term Party
1st George Sylvester Taylor George Sylvester Taylor.png January 5, 1891 - 1892 Republican
2nd William W. McClench William W. McClench.png 1892 Republican
3rd Henry H. Harris 1893
4th William M. E. Mellen 1894 Democratic
5th Andrew W. Gale 1895
6th Alexander Grant 1896 Republican
7th George D. Eldridge 1897 - January 2, 1899
8th Denis Murphy January 2, 1899 - January 7, 1901
9th James H. Loomis January 7, 1901 Republican
Charles A. Buckley 1904
Albert E. Taylor 1905 - 1907
Joseph O. Beauchamp 1908
William J. Fuller 1909
Samuel F. Fletcher 1910 - 1912
Frank A. Rivers 1912 - 1914
William J. Dunn 1915
Daniel J. Coakley 1916 - 1919
James E. Higgens 1920 - 1921
Joseph E. Grise 1922 - 1925
Michael I. Shea 1926 - 1927
Henry Cloutier 1928 - 1931
Anthony J. Stonina 1932 - 1933
Oneil Deroy 1934 - 1935
Anthony J. Stonina 1936 - 1939
Leo P. Senecal 1940 - 1943
Edward O. Bourbeau 1944 - 1951
Walter J. Trybulski 1952 - 1955
Walter M. Grocki 1956 - 1959
Edward A. Lysek 1960 - 1965
29th Richard H. Demers 1966 - 1969
Edward J. Ziemba 1970 - 1975
Howard W. Redfern 1976 - 1977
John P. Moylan 1978 - 1979
Robert F. Kumor 1980 - 1983
Richard S. Lak 1984 - 1987
Joseph J. Chessey 1988 - 1997 (left office for state gov't job)
Patrick E. Welch 1997 (City Council President served as acting Mayor until special election)
Richard J. Kos 1997-2003 (Took office in special election to fill Chessey's term on 7/7/97, did not run for re-election after 2003)
Richard R. Goyette 2004-2005 (arrested a week before election day)[1]
Michael D. Bissonnette 2006 - 2013 (lost re-election for 5th term)
Richard J. Kos 2014 - [current]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chicopee mayor arrested on extortion charge, The Massachusetts Daily Collegian, 3 November 2005