Municipality
 
 

The Mayors

 John J. Brown
1854
Charles D. Beckwith
1887-1888
John Hinchliffe
1929-1937 
 Brant Van Blarcom
1855
 Nathan Barnert
1889-1890
 Bernard L. Stafford
1938-1940
Samuel Smith
1856
Thomas Beveridge
1891-1892 

 William P. Furrey
1941-1947

 Peregrine Sandford
1857-1858
Christian Braun 
1893-1896
Michael U. De Vita 
1948-1951
Silas D. Canfield 
1859
 John Hinchliffe
1897-1903
 Lester F. Titus
1952-1955
Edwin S. Prall 
1860-1861
William Belcher
1904-1905
Edward J. O'Byrne
1956-1959 
Henry A. Williams
1867 
David Young 1
1905
William H. Dillistin 5
1959-1960
 William G. Watson
1866
John Johnson
1906-1907
Frank X. Graves Jr. 
1961-1966
 Henry A. Williams
1867
William Berdan 2
1907 
Lawrence F. Kramer
1967-1971 
Nathaniel Townsend
1868
 Andrew F. McBride
1908-1913
Arthur Dwyer 6
1971-1972 
 John Ryle
1869-1870
Robert H. Fordyce
1914-1915 
Thomas C. Rooney Jr.
1971-1975
 Socrates Tuttle
1871-1872
 Amos H. Radcliffe
1916-1919
Lawrence F. Kramer
1975-1979  
Nathaniel Townsend
1873-1874
Clifford L. Newman 3
1919
Frank X. Graves
1980-1990
Benjamin Buckley 
1875-1878
Frank J. Van Noort
1920-1923 
Anna-Lisa Dopirak 7
1990
 Joseph R. Graham
1879-1880
Colin McLean
1924-1927 
William J. Pascrell Jr.
 1990- 1997
David S. Gilmore
1881-1882 
 Raymond J. Newman
1928
 Martin G. Barnes 8
1997 - 2002
  Nathan Barnert
1883-1886
 Wilmer Cadmus 4
1928
Jose (Joey) Torres
2002 - present .

 Notes

1. In 1905 David Young, president of the Board of Alderman, served as acting mayor when William H. Belcher resigned from office.

2. In 1907 William Berdan, President of the Board of Finance, became acting mayor, filling the vacancy caused by the death of Mayor Johnson.

3. Clifford L. Newman, president of the Board of Finance, became acting mayor in 1919 when Mayor Amos H. Radcliff resigned to serve in Congress.

4. Mayor Raymond J. Newman died June 13, 1928, five months and two weeks after he took office. William Cadmus, president of the board of Finance, filled the vacancy until the general election in November when Mayor John V. Hinchliffe was elected for the unexpired term.

5. Following the death of Mayor O'Bryne in December, 1959, William H. Dillistin, president of the Board of Finance, served as mayor for the unexpired term ending December 31, 1960.

6. Mayor Lawrence F. Kramer resigned from office to become the commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs. Arthur C. Dwyer, president of the Board of Finance, became acting mayor October 15, 1971.

7. Mayor Frank X. Graves Jr. died march 4, 1990. Anna Lisa Dopirack, City Business Administrator, filled the vacancy until a general election was held in May, when Mayor William Pascrall was elected.

8. Martin G. Barnes, 3rd Ward Councilman, became acting mayor in 1997, when Mayor William Pascrell resigned to serve in Congress.


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