Westchester County Clerk

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Westchester County Clerk is the oldest elected office in Westchester County, having been established in 1683. The County Clerk's responsibility is maintaining and preserving the official documents and records. The current Westchester County Clerk is Timothy C. Idoni.[1]

The Westchester County Clerk is the Registrar of county land transactions and liens as well as the Court clerk of the Supreme Court and County Court. The position is both a County Official and a New York State Constitutional Officer.[2]

List of County Clerks[edit]

In Office Name Home Town
1684 John Ryder Cortlandt
1684-1688 Joseph Lee Yorktown
1688-1691 Edward Collier Ossining
1691-1698 Joseph Lee Yorktown
1698-1707 Benjamin Collier Sing Sing
1707-1711 John Clapp White Plains
1711-1722 Daniel Clark Peekskill
1722-1746 William Forster Westchester
1746-1760 Benjamin Nicoll Scarsdale
1760-1777 John Bartow Pelham
1777-1802 Richard Hatfield White Plains
1802-1808 Thomas Ferris Westchester
1808-1810 Elijah Crawford White Plains
1810-1811 Thomas Ferris Westchester
1811-1813 Elijah Crawford White Plains
1813-1815 Thomas Ferris Westchester
1815-1820 Elijah Crawford White Plains
1820-1821 William Requa Yonkers
1821-1828 Nehemiah S. Bates Bedford
1828-1834 Nathaniel Bayles Tarrytown
1834-1839 John H. Smith Bedford
1839-1840 Chauncey Smith Bedford
1840-1843 Charles Purdy White Plains
1843-1849 Munson I. Lockwood Pound Ridge
1849-1856 Robert R. Oakley White Plains
1856-1859 John P. Jenkins White Plains
1859-1867 Hiram P. Rowel White Plains
1867 William W. Pierson Sing Sing
1868-1877 J. Malcolm Smith Sing Sing
1877-1883 John M. Rowel White Plains
1883-1886 James F.D. Crane Yonkers
1886-1896 John M. Digney Yonkers
1896-1902 Leverett F. Crumb Peekskill
1902-1908 Leslie Sutherland Yonkers
1908-1914 Frank Buck Mt. Vernon
1914-1920 Daniel Cashin Yonkers
1920-1925 Louis Ellrodt Mt. Vernon
1925-1932 Charles J.F. Decker Croton Falls
1932-1938 Bernard Koch Yonkers
1938-1943 Harold Mercer White Plains
1943-1952 Robert J. Field Peekskill
1952-1968 Edward L. Warren Mt. Vernon
1968-1973 Edward N. Vetrano Tarrytown
1974-1983 George R. Morrow, Jr. Mt. Pleasant
1983-1993 Andrew J. Spano Yorktown
1994-2005 Leonard N. Spano Yonkers
2006- Timothy C. Idoni New Rochelle



  1. ^ "Westchester County Clerk Official Website". Archived from the original on 2007-10-12. Retrieved 2007-10-25. 
  2. ^ "2006 Annual Report" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-10-25. 
  3. ^ "Biography - Clerk's List". Archived from the original on 2007-11-10. Retrieved 2011-11-08. 

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