Mayors of Paterson, New Jersey

Mayors of Paterson, New Jersey:[1]

Year Mayor Party
1854 John J. Brown Whig
1855 Brant Van Blarcom Democrat
1856 Samuel Smith Democrat
1857-1858 Peregrin Sandford (1796-1884)[2] Democrat
1860-1861 Edwin T. Prall Republican
1862-1865 Henry A. Williams Republican
1866 William G. Watson Democrat
1867 Henry A. Williams Republican
1868 Nathaniel Townsend Democrat
1869-1870 John Ryle (1817–1887) Democrat
1871-1872 Socrates Tuttle Republican
1873-1874 Nathaniel Townsend Democrat
1875-1878 Benjamin Buckley Republican
1879-1880 Joseph R. Graham Democrat
1881-1882 David S. Gillmor Republican
1883-1886 Nathan Barnert (1838-1927) Democrat
1887-1888 Charles Dyer Beckwith (1838-1921)[3] Republican
1889-1890 Nathan Barnert (1838-1927) Democrat
1891-1892 Thomas Beveridge Republican
1893-1896 Christian Braun Democrat
1897-1903 John Hinchliffe Democrat
1904-1905 William Henry Belcher (1851-?) Republican
1905 David Young (Acting Mayor)
1906-1907 John Johnson Democrat
1907 William Berdan (Acting Mayor)
1908-1913 Andrew Francis McBride (1869-?) Democrat
1914-1915 Robert H. Fordyce (1856-1928) Republican
1916-1919 Amos Henry Radcliffe (1870-1950)[4] Republican
1919 Clifford L. Newman (Acting Mayor)
1920-1923 Frank J. Van Noort Democrat
1924-1927 Colin M. McLean Republican
1928 Raymond J. Newman Democrat
1928 Wilmer A. Cadmus (Acting Mayor)
1929-1937 John V. Hinchcliffe Democrat
1938-1939 Bernard L. Stafford Democrat
1940-1947 William P. Furrey Republican
1948-1951 Michael U. DeVita Democrat
1952-1955 Lester F. Titus Republican
1956-1959 Edward J. O'Byrne Democrat
1960 William H. Dillistin (Acting Mayor)
1961-1966 Frank Xavier Graves, Jr. (1923–1990)[5] Democrat
1967-1971 Lawrence Francis Kramer (1934-) Republican
1971-1972 Arthur C. Dwyer (Acting Mayor)
1972-1975 Thomas Rooney Democrat
1975-1982 Lawrence Francis Kramer (1934-) Republican
1982-1990 Frank Xavier Graves, Jr. (1923–1990)[5] Democrat
1990 Anna Lisa Dopirak (Acting Mayor)
1990-1996 William Pascrell, Jr. (born January 25, 1937) Democrat
1997-2002 Martin G. Barnes (March 15, 1948 – December 28, 2012)[6] Republican
2002-2010 Jose "Joey" Torres Democrat
2010- 2014 Jeffery Jones Democrat
2014–2017 Jose "Joey" Torres Democrat
2017-2017 Ruby Cotton (interim mayor) Democrat
2017-2018 Jane Williams-Warren Democrat
2018- Andre Sayegh Democrat


  1. ^ "Mayors of Paterson". Paterson, New Jersey. Archived from the original on 2013-01-18. Retrieved 2011-09-29.
  2. ^ "Obituary. Ex-Judge Peregrin Sandford" (PDF). New York Times. November 16, 1884. Retrieved 2011-09-29. Cite has empty unknown parameter: |coauthors= (help)
  3. ^ "Charles Dyer Beckwith". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 2011-09-29. Beckwith, Charles Dyer, a Representative from New Jersey; born near Coveville, Saratoga County, N.Y., October 22, 1838; attended private schools in Troy, N.Y., Philadelphia, Pa., Worcester, Mass., and a military institution in New Haven, Conn.; moved to Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., in 1860 and engaged in the manufacture of iron; member of the board of aldermen in 1882; mayor of Paterson, N.J., 1885-1889; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-first Congress (March 4, 1889-March 3, 1891); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1890 to the Fifty-second Congress; resumed manufacturing pursuits; returned to the State of New York and settled on a farm in the town of Chatham, Columbia County, in 1897 and engaged in the management of his farm until his death near Chatham Center, Columbia County, N.Y., on March 27, 1921; interment in Chatham Center Rural Cemetery.
  4. ^ "Amos H. Radcliffe, Ex-congressman, 80". New York Times. December 30, 1950. Retrieved 2011-09-19. Amos H. Radcliffe, a former Congressman from the Seventh District of New Jersey, died today at near-by Baleville. His age was 80. ... Cite has empty unknown parameter: |coauthors= (help)
  5. ^ a b "Frank X. Graves Jr. Is Dead at 66. Hard-Driving Mayor of Paterson". New York Times. March 5, 1990. Retrieved 2009-10-24. Frank X. Graves Jr., the longtime Mayor of Paterson, N.J., and also a State Senator for many years, died after a heart attack yesterday morning at his home in the Lakeview section of the city. He was 66 years old. Mr. Graves was stricken shortly before 10:30 A.M. and was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11:15. Cite has empty unknown parameter: |1= (help)
  6. ^ "Former Mayor of Paterson Is Given 37 Months for Bribery". New York Times. April 29, 2003. Retrieved 2011-09-29. Former Mayor Martin G. Barnes of Paterson was sentenced to 37 months in prison today on charges of taking $200,000 to $350,000 in bribes and gratuities from city contractors. During the sentencing, a federal judge expressed concern that Mr. Barnes failed to take responsibility for his actions even after pleading guilty. ... Cite has empty unknown parameters: |1= and |coauthors= (help)