List of mayors of Lawrence, Massachusetts
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This is a list of Mayors of Lawrence, Massachusetts.
The Mayor of Lawrence is the head of the municipal government in Lawrence, Massachusetts. There was no Mayor of Lawrence from April 14, 1847 until March 21, 1853, because up to that point Lawrence was still incorporated as a town. The Town of Lawrence was administered by the Board of Selectmen of Lawrence, Massachusetts.
List of mayors
|1st||Charles Storer Storrow||50px||1853–1854||Whig||First mayor under the original city charter.|
|3rd||Albert Warren||1855–1857||Native American Party|
|4th||John R. Rollins||1857–1859||Whig|
|5th||Henry K. Oliver||1859–1860||Republican|
|6th||Daniel Saunders, Jr.||1860–1861||Democratic||Saunders was the founder of Lawrence.|
|7th||James K. Barker||1861–1862||Republican|
|8th||William H. P. Wright||1862–1864||Republican|
|9th||Alfred J. French||1864–1865||Republican|
|10th||Milton Bonney||1865–January 1, 1866||Republican|
|11th||Pardon Armington||January 1, 1866–1867||Republican|
|12th||Nathaniel P. H. Melvin||1867–1869||Democratic|
|13th||Frank Davis||1869–January 3, 1870||Republican|
|14th||Nathaniel P. H. Melvin||January 3, 1870–1871||Democratic|
|15th||S. B. W. Davis||1871–1872||Republican|
|16th||John K. Tarbox||1873–January 4, 1875||Democratic|
|17th||Robert H. Tewksbury||January 4, 1875–January 3, 1876||Republican|
|18th||Edmund R. Hayden||January 3, 1876–1876||Democratic|
|19th||Caleb Saunders||January 1, 1877–1877||Democratic|
|20th||James R. Simpson||1878–1880||Republican|
|21st||Henry Kingman Webster||1881–1881||Republican|
|22nd||John Breen||50px||1882–1884||Democratic||First Irish born or Roman Catholic Mayor in New England.|
|23rd||James R. Simpson||1885–1885||Republican|
|24th||Alexander B. Bruce||50px||1886–1887||Democratic|
|25th||Alvin E. Mack||1888–1889||Republican|
|26th||John W. Crawford||1890–1890||Democratic|
|27th||Lewis P. Collins||1891–1891||Republican|
|28th||Henry P. Doe||1892–1892||Democratic|
|29th||Alvin E. Mack||1893–1893||Republican|
|30th||Charles G. Rutter||1894–1895||Democratic|
|31st||George S. Junkins||1896–1897||Republican|
|32nd||James H. Eaton||1898–1899||Republican|
|33rd||James F. Leonard||1900–1902||Democratic|
|34th||Alexander F. Grany||1903–January 4, 1904|
|35th||Cornelius F. Lynch||January 4, 1904–1905|
|36th||John P. Kane||1906–1908|
|37th||William P. White||1909-July 25, 1910||Resigned after he was convicted on bribery charges and sentenced to three years in the house of correction.
White's resignation was effective when accepted by both branches of the city council on July 25, 1910.
|38th||John T. Cahill||1910–1911||Democratic||To fill vacancy.|
|39th||Michael A. Scanlon||January 1, 1912–August 16, 1914||A new city charter went into effect on January 1, 1912.
With the new charter a Commission form of government was established.
Two year terms beginning with Scanlon.
Scanlon Died in office.
|40th||John P. Kane||1914–1915||To fill vacancy|
|41st||John J. Hurley||1916–1919|
|42nd||William P. White||1920–1921|
|Walter T. Rochefort||1924–1928|
|Michael A. Landers||1928–1933|
|Walter A. Griffin||1934–1942|
|James P. Meehan||1942–1951||Democratic|
|John J. Buckley||1951–1965||Democratic|
|Daniel P. Kiley, Jr.||1966–1972|
|John J. Buckley||1972–1978||Democratic|
|Lawrence P. LeFebre||1978–1984||Democratic|
|John J. Buckley||1984-January 2, 1986||Democratic|
|56||Kevin J. Sullivan||January 2, 1986–1991||Democratic||Switched from Democrat to Republican|
|1991–1993||Republican||Resigned to accept an appointment as head of State Transportation|
|Acting||Leonard J. Degnan||1993–1994||Democratic|
|Mary Claire Kennedy||1994–1998||Republican|
|Patricia Dowling||1998–2001||Democratic||Resigned to accept an appointment as a state district court judge.|
|Acting||Marcos Devers||September 2001 – November, 2001||Democratic|
|Michael J. Sullivan||November 2001 - January 4, 2010||Republican|
|William Lantigua||January 4, 2010– January 4, 2014||Democratic|
|Daniel Rivera||January 4, 2014 -||Democratic|
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- Wadsworth, Horace Andrew, History of Lawrence, Massachusetts: with Portraits and Biographical Sketches, Lawrence, Ma.: Lawrence Eagle Steam Job Printing Office. (1880).