Mayors of Passaic, New Jersey

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Mayors of Passaic, New Jersey

Most recent first:

  • Hector Carlos Lora: 2016 to present [interim mayor, November 17, 2016;[1] elected to regular term May 9, 2017][2]
  • Alex Blanco: November 2008 to the day he pleaded guilty and was convicted on federal bribery charges (November 17, 2016)[3][4]
  • Gary Schaer (acting mayor, unelected): May 2008 to November 2008
  • Samuel Rivera (1946-2020): July 1, 2001 to the day he pleaded guilty and was convicted on federal bribery charges (May 9, 2008)[5]
  • Marge Semler (1923-2015): May 12, 1993 to June 30, 2001[6][7][8]
  • Joseph Lipari: 1983 to 1993 (federal tax and conspiracy conviction) [9][10]
  • Robert C. Hare (1914-2010): 1978 to 1983 [9]
  • Gerald Goldman: 1971 to 1978
  • Bernard E. Pinck (1917-1981): 1967 to 1971 [11]
  • Paul G. DeMuro: 1960 to 1967; note: 2nd of 2 periods in office (see below, 1948)[12]
  • Gap between 1955 and 1960
  • Morris Pashman (1912-1999): 1951 to 1955
  • Paul G. DeMuro: 1948 to 1951; note: 1st of 2 periods in office (see above, 1960 )[12]
  • Nicholas Martini (1904-1991): 1943 to 1947 [13][14]
  • Gap between 1930 and 1943
  • Benjamin Franklin Turner, Sr.: c. 1930 [15]
  • Gap between 1919 and 1930
  • George Nicholas Seger (1866-1940): September 26, 1911 (at noon)[16] to 1919 [17]
  • Bird W. Spencer: 1910 to 1911, when form of government changed; note: 2nd of 2 periods in office (see below, 1879)[18][19][20][21]
  • Frederick Low: 1908 to 1909[19][20][22][23]
  • David Greenlie: 1904 to 1907[20][23][24][25][26]
  • Gap between 1899 and 1904
  • Charles Moffat Howe (1851-1920): c. 1887 [23][27] (conflicting information with McLean)
  • Andrew McLean: 1887 to November 1899[19] (conflicting information with Howe)
  • John Willet: April 1885 to 1887[28]
  • Bird W. Spencer: 1879 to April, 1885; note: 1st of 2 periods in office (see above, 1910)[18][29][30][31]
  • Gap before 1879

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ma, Myles; NJ.com, Anthony G. Attrino | NJ Advance Media for (2016-11-18). "Anger in Passaic as acting mayor replaces corrupt one". nj. Retrieved 2020-05-03.
  2. ^ Katzban, Nicholas (May 9, 2017). "Hector Lora wins Passaic mayoral race". NorthJersey. North Jersey.
  3. ^ Kevin Coyne (writer) (November 28, 2008). "Dominican Wins City Hall and a Community's Pride". New York Times. Retrieved May 22, 2010.
  4. ^ Cowen, Richard; South, Todd. "Passaic mayor pleads guilty to accepting bribes". North Jersey. Retrieved 2020-05-03.
  5. ^ Meredith Mandell (September 8, 2007). "Rivera says he won't call it quits as mayor". NorthJersey.com. Archived from the original on October 12, 2007. Retrieved September 9, 2007.
  6. ^ Mayor of Jersey City Wins Re-election Archived 2012-07-17 at Archive.today
  7. ^ Cowen, Richard (2015-07-14). "Marge Semler: 1923 - 2015: Ex-Mayor Crusaded against Corruption, Cancer". The Record. Bergen County, NJ. Retrieved 2020-05-03 – via Questia and Newspapers.com. Continued on page L-6: https://northjersey.newspapers.com/clip/50122570/semler-as-mayor-she-sought-reform/ Alt URL
  8. ^ "Semler's Swan Song, 'Hit the Road, Jack,' Has Her Dancing Out of Office". North Jersey. Retrieved 2020-05-03 – via Newspapers.com .
  9. ^ a b "Ex-Mayor of Passaic Sentenced to Prison". New York Times. June 23, 1983. Retrieved 2011-09-08. A former City Council President, Joseph Lipari, replaced Robert C. Hare as Mayor of Passaic today after winning a recall election on Tuesday, ... Mr. Hare, who is 69 years old, had defeated Mr. Lipari, 46, in the 1981 mayoral election. In the campaign to retain his office, he said he had brought millions of dollars in Federal aid to the city. Mr. Lipari charged that Mr. Hare had mismanaged the funds.
  10. ^ "Ex-Mayor of Passaic Sentenced to Prison". New York Times. April 14, 1993. Retrieved 2011-09-08. Joseph Lipari was sentenced today to three and a half years in prison for evading taxes and conspiring to extort money while he was the Mayor of Passaic, N.J. ...
  11. ^ "Dr. Bernard E. Pinck, 64, A Former Passaic Mayor". New York Times. 1981-01-13. Dr. Bernard E. Pinck, a former Mayor of Passaic, N.J., and chief of urology at Passaic General Hospital and Beth Israel Hospital in Passaic, died Sunday at St. Mary's Hospital in Passaic. He was 64 years old and lived in Passaic, where he was Mayor from 1967 to 1971.
    At his death, Dr. Pinck was clinical professor of urology at New York University Medical Center and Mount Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan.
    He graduated from Johns Hopkins University and the Johns Hopkins Medical School. In World War II, he was a captain with the Army's 235th Medical Division in France.
    Dr. Pinck was a former president of the Passaic County Medical Association. He is survived by his wife, the former Gladys Pasternack; a daughter, Elizabeth; two sons, Lawrence and Jonathan; a sister, Shirley Brawer, and a grandson.
  12. ^ a b "Alert Truck Euchre - Mayor-Elect Greenlie Was There, but Didn't Win a Prize". Passaic Daily News. 1903-11-21. p. 1. Retrieved 2019-11-27 – via Newspapers.com  .
  13. ^ Myers, William S. (2000). Prominent Families of New Jersey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. p. 337. ISBN 9780806350363.
  14. ^ "Nicholas Martini, Public Official, 86". New York Times. 1991-03-12.
  15. ^ "Ex-Mayor Turner of Passaic was 77. Colorful Figure in Politics of City for Many Years Dies. Commissioner Five Times". New York Times. May 26, 1950. Retrieved 2011-06-02. Former Mayor Benjamin F. Turner Sr. of this city died today at the age of 77.
  16. ^ "Passaic's Government Changed Today; Commission Organizes With Seger Mayor; Mayor Spencer's Valed..." Passaic Daily News. 1911-09-26. p. 1. Retrieved 2019-11-27 – via Newspapers.com  .
  17. ^ "Rep. George Seger Of New Jersey, 74; Republican, Mayor of Passaic 1911–19, in House Since 1922. Dies in Washington. Colleagues Praise Work. Speaker Bankhead and Rep. J.W. Martin Jr. Pay Tribute. Waterways Authority". New York Times. August 27, 1940. Retrieved 2011-09-19. Representative George N. Seger of New Jersey died today in Naval Hospital, where he had been a patient since Thursday. He was 74 years of age.
  18. ^ a b "Mayor Spencer, the City's Eleventh Chief Magistrate". Passaic Daily News. 1910-01-03. p. 1. Retrieved 2019-11-27 – via Newspapers.com  .
  19. ^ a b c "Big Impetus for Charter Revision - A Demand for General Act - Mayor-Elect Spencer's Plan Has..." Passaic Daily News. 1909-12-29. p. 1. Retrieved 2019-11-27 – via Newspapers.com  .
  20. ^ a b c "The Passaic County Bar - Ackerman (continued from page 41 [sic - 43])". Passaic Daily News. 1911-09-01. p. 46. Retrieved 2019-11-27 – via Newspapers.com  .
  21. ^ "Exercises, Band Concerts and Fireworks Included in Program for Fourth [of July]". Passaic Daily News. 1911-07-01. p. 1. Retrieved 2019-11-27 – via Newspapers.com  .
  22. ^ "New Mayor Takes Office Amid Bitter Strife - Mayor Frederick R Low". Passaic Daily News. 1908-01-02. p. 1. Retrieved 2019-11-27 – via Newspapers.com  .
  23. ^ a b c "Personal Mention - The Daily Comings, Goings & Doings of Your Friends & Neighbors & Folks You Know". Passaic Daily News. 1909-06-17. p. 7. Retrieved 2019-11-27 – via Newspapers.com  .
  24. ^ "Mayor Greenlie". Passaic Daily News. 1904-01-02. p. 4. Retrieved 2019-11-27 – via Newspapers.com  .
  25. ^ "Reports and Communications From City Officers (by the city mayor)". Passaic Daily News. 1907-04-12. p. 11. Retrieved 2019-11-27 – via Newspaper.com  .
  26. ^ "Untitled (election coverage short editorial)". Passaic Daily News. 1903-09-08. p. 4. Retrieved 2019-11-27 – via Newspapers.com  .
  27. ^ William Winfield Scott (1922). History of Passaic and its environs. In 1887 he was appointed police justice by Mayor Dr. Charles M. Howe, and discharged the duties of that office for a number of years. ...
  28. ^ "Council Proceedings". Passaic Daily News. 1885-04-21. p. 3. Retrieved 2019-11-27.
  29. ^ "The New City Officers". Passaic Daily News. 1879-04-23. p. 2. Retrieved 2019-11-27.
  30. ^ "Making the Change". Passaic Daily News. 1885-04-20. p. 3. Retrieved 2019-11-27.
  31. ^ "Passaic and the Law-Makers". Passaic Daily News. 1885-04-23. p. 2. Retrieved 2019-11-27.