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Mayor and Council

Robert H. Conley, Mayor
(973) 593-3038
Hartley Dodge Memorial Building
50 Kings Road
Madison, NJ 07940 (map)

Former Mayors

View Portraits of the First Mayor & Council 
and Former Mayors of Madison

James Preston Albright 

January 14, 1890 -
December 31, 1905

William F. Redmond  January 1. 1908 -
December 31, 1909
Calvin Anderson, M.D.

January 1, 1906 -
December 31, 1907  

January 1, 1910 -
May 26, 1910

George W. Downs July 25, 1910 -
December 31, 1913
Benyew D. Philhower January 1, 1914 -
December 31, 1915
Otto Ross   January 1, 1916 -
December 31, 1919
Colonel William A. Starrett January 1, 1920 -
December 31, 1921
Edward D Merikle

January 1, 1922 -
December 31, 1923

John E. Clarey January 1, 1924 -
May 12, 1924
Harry A. Crane

May 12, 1924 -
December 31, 1924

Frank A. Cook

January 1, 1925 -
December 31, 1927 

January 1, 1932 -
December 31, 1933

Frank F. Gibney January 1, 1928 -
December 31, 1929
Walter F. Speir January 1, 1930 -
December 31, 1931
Alan H. Brown January 1, 1934 -
December 31, 1935
Wilson S. Morris January 1, 1936 -
December 31, 1937
Samuel A. Gruver  January 1, 1938 –
June 29, 1945
Norman J. Griffiths June 29, 1945 -
December 31, 1951
Donald A. Morrison January 1, 1952 -
December 31, 1953
Alfred P. Smith Jr. January 1, 1954 -
December 31, 1955
Thomas T. Taber January 1, 1956 -
December 31, 1959
Earl J. Reddert  January 1, 1960 -
December 31, 1965
William G. Nordling  January 1, 1966 -
December 31, 1971
Glenn O. Head  January 1, 1972 -
December 31, 1975
Roger B. Vernon  January 1, 1976 -
December 31, 1979
Elizabeth G. Baumgartner January 1, 1980 -
December 31, 1987
Ralph G. Engelsman  January 1, 1988 -
December 31, 1991
Donald R. Capen  January 1, 1992 -
December 31, 1995
Gary E. Ruckelshaus  January 1, 1996 -
December 31, 1999
John J. Dunne  January 1, 2000 -
December 31, 2003
Ellwood (Woody) R. Kerkeslager January 1, 2004 -
December 31, 2007
MaryAnna Holden  January 1, 2008 -
December 31, 2011