List of selectmen of Fall River, Massachusetts

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The Town of Fall River, Massachusetts (also known as the Town of Troy, Massachusetts from 1804 to 1834) was led by a Board of Selectmen from 1803 until its re-incorporation as a city in 1854. Prior to 1803, it was a part of Freetown and was led by the Freetown Board of Selectmen.[1]

Selectmen (1803–1854)[edit]

Years Selectman Selectman Selectman Selectman Selectman
1803–04 Thomas Borden Benjamin Durfee Robert Miller
1804–05 Samuel Thurston
1805–06 Nathan Bowen Pardon Davol Elijah Blossom, Jr.
1806–07 Jonathan Brownell Abraham Bowen
1807–08 Elijah Blossom Stephen Leonard
1808–09 Nathan Bowen Henry Brightman David Wilson
1809–10 William Read, Jr. Charles Durfee
1810–11
1811–12 Benjamin Bennett, 2nd
1812–13 Hezekiah Wilson William B. Canedy William Borden
1813–14 Isaac Winslow
1814–15 Benjamin W. Brown Simon Hathaway
1815–16 Sheffel Weaver Bradford Durfee
1816–17 William Ashley William Read
1817–18 Abraham Bowen
1818–19 Benjamin W. Brown Charles Pitman James G. Bowen
1819–20
1820–21 Sheffel Weaver Richard Borden, 2nd
1821–22 Robert Miller Charles Pitman Enoch French
1822–23
1823–24 Joseph E. Read Benjamin W. Brown Edmund Chace
1824–25 Enoch French Hezekiah Wilson William Read
1825–26
1826–27
1827–28
1828–29 Sheffel Weaver
1829–30
1830–31 John Eddy
1831–32 Samuel Chace Robinson Buffinton William Ashley
1832–33 Leonard Garfield
1833–34 Matthew C. Durfee Elijah Pierce
1834–35 Azariah Shove Smith Winslow
1835–36 John Eddy Israel Anthony Luther Winslow
1836–37
1837–38
1838–39
1839–40 Russell Hathaway
1840–41 Nathaniel B. Borden Nathaniel B. Borden.png William Read
1841–42 Matthew C. Hathaway
1842–43 Jervis Shove Stephen K. Crary George Brightman, 2nd
1843–44 Israel Anthony Perez Mason
1844–45 Thomas D. Chaloner
1845–46
1846–47 Leander Borden James M. Morton
1847–48 Azariah Shove Benjamin Earl
1848–49 Benjamin Wardwell
1849–50 Thomas J. Pickering David Perkins
1850–51 Daniel Brown
1851–52 James Buffington JBuffington.jpg
1852–53 George O. Fairbanks Azariah Shove Leander Borden Chester W. Greene
1853–54 Thomas T. Potter

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ A Centennial History of Fall River, Mass. by Henry H. Earl, 1877.