W. C. E. Thomas

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William C. E. Thomas
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Mayor of Green Bay, Wisconsin
In office
Preceded by none
Succeeded by Francis X. Desnoyers
Personal details
Born (1818-11-21)November 21, 1818
Muncy, Pennsylvania
Died 1876
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Spouse(s) Jane Thomas
Children William

William C. E. Thomas (November 21, 1818 – 1876), was the first mayor of Green Bay, Wisconsin.


He was born on November 21, 1818 in Muncy, Pennsylvania, and moved to Green Bay in 1849. He married Jane H. Eames. He became a tanner. He became the first mayor of Green Bay, Wisconsin in 1854. He was an agent of the American Express office from the establishment of the Green Bay branch in 1857 until 1871. He was Green Bay's city clerk from 1858 to 1873, and was the city's Postmaster from 1872 until his death in 1876.[1]