Mayor of New Britain, Connecticut

Mayor of New Britain
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Incumbent
Erin Stewart

since November 12, 2013

The mayor of New Britain, Connecticut is the city's chief executive.

List of city's chief executives[]

elected Mayor Observation Political party Term end
1871 Frederick Trent Stanley industrialist, warden of borough in 1850 Republican 1872
1872 Samuel Waldo Hart (1824-1863) medical college Harvard and Yale Republican A New Britain native, Hart attended medical schools at Berkshire Medical College, Harvard, and Yale. ... His successful practice in New Britain led to his election as the second, was born at New Britain, May 22d, 1825. ... He was elected mayor of the city of New Britain in 1872, and held that office for five consecutive years from date of first election. mayor (1872–77). Republican 1877
1877 David Nelson Camp (1820-1916) Republican 1879
1879 Ambrose Beatty (1831–1900) Born in Ireland, Beatty came to New Britain in 1856 and worked for Russell & Erwin and then in the grocery business. He went on Clughil County Longford Ireland Democratic 1880
1880 John Butler Talcott [1] Republican 1882
1882 Ambrose Beatty Democratic 1883
1883 James Andrew Pickett (1829–1900) industrialist son of Albert Pickett, was born March 9, 1829, in New Milford, Litchfield Co., Conn., Pickett came to New Britain in 1851 and began as an employee of Alvin North and his sons' factory. He and Loren F. Judd purchased a half-interest in the establishment, and this would become North & Judd Republican 1886
1886 Ambrose Beatty Democratic 1887
1887 J. Clement Atwood born East Boston, 1891, J. CLEMENT ATwood, aged 56 years, for many years vestryman and warden of St. Mark's parish, New Britain, Conn. Republican 1888
1888 John Walsh Democratic 1890
1890 Leumas Hoyt Pease (b: 20 JAN 1845 1919), treasurer of the Stanley Works, New Britain, Conn., has died at his home in that city after a brief illness from heart trouble. Republican 1892
1892 John Walsh Democratic 1894
1894 George Waldo Corbin formation Corbin Cabinet Lock Democratic 1896
1896 Robert J. Vance Democratic 1898
1898 Morris C. Webster born in Harwinton, Connecticut, on September 28, 1848. 1915–1921: Connecticut State Comptroller Republican 1900
1900 Samuel Bassett Democratic 1903
1906 George M. Landers Republican 1910
1910 Joseph M. Halloran Baseball 1930: Joseph M. Halloran (D) 33.7% Massachusetts Joseph M. Halloran, Democrat. At the age of 30, he became the 15th mayor (1910–14). Democratic 1914
1914 George Arthur Quigley 08|03) b. New Britain, Conn., Oct. 9, 1880) s. Thomas Joseph and Caroline Louise Partridge) Republican 1920
1920 Orson Fowler Curtis (1852-1936) . It took Curtis six tries to become mayor before achieving that goal (1920–22). A carpenter and contractor by Republican 1922
1922 Angelo Michael Alfred Paonessa (1878 - 1949) [2] Democratic 1926
1926 Gardner Clarke Weld the Herald Mayor on December 27 dismissed his Police Commissioner, Peter Pajewski. The Pajewski affair belongs to the abundant folklore of New Britain politics. A member of the Polish American Republican Club, Pajewski owned a drugstore on Broad and Grove Street, where, Republican 1928
1928 Angelo Michael Alfred Paonessa Democratic 1930
1930 George Arthur Quigley Republican 1934
1934 David L. Dunn Democratic 1936
1936 George Arthur Quigley Republican 1938
1938 George James Coyle Democratic 1942
1942 George Arthur Quigley Republican 1946
1947 Henry John Gwiazda 1910 February 5, 2000) first Polish American elected mayor of New Britain[3] Democratic 1949
1950 John L. Sullivan 1916 March 4, 1998) [4] Democratic 1954
1954 Edward B. Scott (Manchester New Hampshire 1913) Admitted to practice Connecticut 1938 and Pennsylvania 1939. Educated at Princeton University A.B. 1935 and Harvard University LL.B. 1938. Mayor New Britain 1954-56.Attorney Edward B. Scott, 40-year-old bachelor and Navy veteran of World War II, was elected mayor for the next two years by a majority of 2,945 votes. Republican 1955
1956 Joseph Francis Morelli (1916 May 30, 1996). Judge Morelli was appointed to the Circuit Court in 1969 and was elevated to the Superior Court in 1978. He retired in 1986 at the age of seventy.[5] Democratic 1960
1960 Julius J. Kremski [6] Democratic 1962
1962 Thomas Joseph Meskill [7] Republican 1964
1964 James F. Dawson An attorney for the state tax department, Dawson also served as legal counsel for the City Improvement Commission and as mayor of New Britain for a short time ( 1964–65). He was responsible for the expansion Democratic 1965
1965 Paul John Manafort Sr. Father of Paul Manafort, consultant and lobbyist; one time campaign chair for Donald Trump Republican 1971
1971 Algert F. Politis (1923-2013)[8] Republican 1971
1971 Stanley Joseph Pac July 2, 1923 in New Britain,[9] Democratic 1975
1975 James J. Carey (1923 2009)[10] Democratic 1975
1975 William J. McNamara 1935[11] Democratic 1989
1989 Donald DeFronzo Democratic 1993
1993 Linda A. Blogoslawski Mlynarczyk (born on January 11, 1960 March 6, 1998) was the first woman to be elected mayor of New Britain. She beat Democrat Pawlak by 100 votes in the 1993 election to become the first Republican mayor in 22 years.[12] Republican 1994
1995 Lucian J. Pawlak [13] Democratic 2002
2003 Timothy T. Stewart born 30 September 1952 Republican 2011
2011 Tim O'Brien Democratic November 12, 2013
November 12, 2013 Erin Stewart Republican

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Notes[]

  1. ^ Palmer, Arlene C. (1 August 1999). "New Britain". Arcadia Publishing – via Google Books.
  2. ^ "Angelo Michael Alfred Paonessa (1878 - 1949) - Find A Grave Memorial".
  3. ^ "Gwiazda, Judge Henry J."
  4. ^ "Sullivan, Rev. John L."
  5. ^ "Joseph F. Morelli, 80".
  6. ^ "The Hour - Google News Archive Search".
  7. ^ "Clara Kremski's Obituary on Hartford Courant".
  8. ^ Palmer, Arlene C. (1 August 1999). "New Britain". Arcadia Publishing – via Google Books.
  9. ^ "Stanley J. PAC Sr.'s Obituary on Hartford Courant".
  10. ^ "James J. Carey Jr.'s Obituary on Hartford Courant".
  11. ^ "William McNamara Resigns".
  12. ^ "City Stunned to Lose Ex-Mayor in Lottery Attack". The New York Times. 10 March 1998.
  13. ^ "New Britain Mourns Loss Of Former Mayor".
  14. ^ Palmer, Arlene C. (1 August 1999). "New Britain". Arcadia Publishing – via Google Books.
  15. ^ Kirby, Amy Melissa (3 November 2014). "Legendary Locals of New Britain". Arcadia Publishing – via Google Books.
  16. ^ Palmer, Arlene C. (1 August 1999). "New Britain". Arcadia Publishing – via Google Books.