Robert Gilchrist (mayor)
|8th Mayor of Jersey City|
April 19, 1850 – May 2, 1852
|Preceded by||Henry C. Taylor|
|Succeeded by||David S. Manners|
|Died||July 11, 1866
Jersey City, New Jersey
|Children||Robert Jr. & Mary|
|Residence||Jersey City, New Jersey|
Born around 1790, Gilchrist became the president of the Jersey Board of Selectmen from 1835 to 1836. He succeeded Henry C. Taylor as mayor. He served two years from April 19, 1850 to May 2, 1852. He was succeeded by David S. Manners. Gilchrist was the Clerk of Hudson County from 1840 to 1865.
- Winfield, Charles (1874). History of the County of Hudson, New Jersey: from its earliest settlement to the present time. Kennard & Hay Stationery M'fg and Print. Co. p. 289.
- Winfield, p.341
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