Jefferson County Politics


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The Mayors of Watertown


1869-71 - G.W. Flower
1872 - Gildroy Lord
1873-74 - W.F. Porter
1875 - Bradley Winslow
1876 - Levi H. Brown
1877 - W.F. Porter
1878 - John C. Streeter
1879 - Denis O'Brien
1880-81 - Byron Benjamin Taggart
1882-83 - Nelson Burdick
1884-85 - De Witt C. Middleton
1886 - Henry M. Allen
1887-88 - William E. Hart
1888-89 - John Nill
1890-91 - W.F. Porter
1892 - F.D. Roth
1893-94 - H.F. Inglehart
1995-99 - J.B. Wise
1900 - (W.F. Porter died 5/21/1901) F.J. Pappa
1904-05 - C.D. Bingham
1905-1906 - D.W. Cahill
1906-13 - Francis M. Hugo
1914-1919 - Isaac R. Breen
1936-40 - David D. Kieff
1920-23 - Robert E. Cahill
1924-35 - John B. Harris
1936-39 - David D. Kieff
1940-47 - Charles A. Winslow
1948-51 - Henry A. Hudson
1952-55 - John H. Newman
1955-63 - William Lachenauer
1964-66 - John H. Galvin
1966-76 - Theodore H. Rand
1976-83 - Karl R. Burns
1984-91 - T. Urling Walker
1991-2000 - Jeffrey Graham
2000-2004 - Joseph M. Butler Sr.
2004-2015 - Jeffrey Graham
2016-present - Joseph M. Butler Jr.


Watertown Mayor & City Councilmen (bold print indicates beginning of term of office by election)

Term of Office

Mayor
Council
Council
Council
Council

1966-1968

John H. Galvin
Theodore H. Rand
Karl R. Burns
Robert J. Eamer
Charles W. Hayes
Rand was appointed to replace Galvin who resigned in November, 1966. Alteri was appointed to replace Rand on the Council.


Theodore H. Rand
Steve D. Alteri




1968-1969

Theodore H. Rand
Steve D. Alteri
Karl R. Burns
Thomas D. Loftus
Charles W. Hayes









1970-1971

Theodore H. Rand
Steve D. Alteri
Karl R. Burns
Thomas D Loftus
Alvie M. Edwards
Edwards was appointed in 1970 to serve the third year of the
unexpired term of Charles W. Hayes, who died in 1969.. Roe was
elected for one year in Nov., 1970, completing Hayes' 4-year term.






Thomas B. Roe

1972-1973

Theodore H. Rand
Steve D. Alteri
Karl R. Burns
Thomas D. Loftus
Thomas B. Roe









1974-1975

Theodore H. Rand
Steve D. Alteri
Karl R. Burns
Thomas D. Loftus
Thomas B. Roe









1976-1977

Karl R. Burns
Steve D. Alteri
James E. Brett
Alvie M Edwards
Thomas B. Roe
Edwards was appointed in Jan, 1976





Daniel S. Brady

Councilman Brady was elected '76 in died in March, 1978
1978-1980

Karl R. Burns
Steve D. Alteri
James E. Brett
Daniel S. Brady
Thomas B. Roe
Ambrose Gaffney was appointed in Apr. 1978,
then elected to a 3-year term





Ambrose J. Gaffney










1980-1981

Karl R. Burns
Steve D Alteri
James E Brett
Ambrose J. Gaffney










1982-1983

Karl R. Burns
James D. Norris
James E. Brett
Bruce M. Wright










1984-1985

T. Urling Walker
James D. Norris
James E. Brett
Bruce M. Wright
Robert Rehley









1986-1987

T. Urling Walker
Gerald McGraw
James E. Brett
Robert Strom
Robert Rehley









1988-1989

T. Urling Walker
Gerald McGraw
James E. Brett
Robert Strom
Robert Rehley









1990-1991

T. Urling Walker
Laurence H Cooke
James E. Brett
Kenneth H Hartz
Robert Rehley

1992-1993

Jeffrey Graham
Laurence H Cooke
Roy C. Goodwin
Kevin A. Kieff
Kenneth H Hartz

1994-1995

Jeffrey Graham
Laurence H Cooke
Roy C. Goodwin
Kevin A. Kieff
Rita A McCarthy
Bruce E Dempster appointed in Jan. 1996
to fill 1 year of unexpired term of Laurence H. Cooke.
1996-1997

Jeffrey Graham
Kris D. Marsala
(1997)
Roy C Goodwin
James E. Brett
Rita A. McCarthy
Kris D. Marsala was elected to serve a one-year term
to complete the 4 year term of Cooke.
1998-1999

Jeffrey Graham
Roxanne M Burns
Roy C. Goodwin
James E. Brett
Peter L. Clough









2000-2001

Joseph M. Butler Sr.
Roxanne M. Burns
Jeffrey M. Smith
Paul R. Simmons
Peter L. Clough









2002-2003

Joseph M. Butler Sr.
Roxanne M. Burns
Jeffrey M Smith
Paul. R. Simmons
Peter L. Clough









2004-2005

Jeffrey Graham
Roxanne M. Burns
Stephen J. Bradley
Timothy R. Labouf
Peter L. Clough

2006-2007

Jeffrey Graham
Jeffrey M. Smith
Stephen J. Bradley
Timothy R. Labouf
Peter L. Clough

2008-2009

Jeffrey Graham
Jeffrey M. Smith
Joseph M Butler Jr
Roxanne M. Burns
Peter L. Clough
Jason R. Burto appointed in Aug. 2009
to fill unexpired term of Peter L. Clough.
2010-2011

Jeffrey Graham
Jeffrey M. Smith
Joseph M. Butler Jr.
Roxanne M. Burns
Teresa R. Macaluso









2012-2013

Jeffrey Graham
Jeffrey M. Smith
Joseph M. Butler Jr
Roxanne M. Burns
Teresa R. Macaluso









2014-2015

Jeffrey Graham
Stephen A. Jennings
Joseph M. Butler Jr.
Roxanne M. Burns
Teresa R. Macaluso









2016-

Joseph M. Butler Jr.
Stephen A. Jennings
Cody J. Horbacz
Mark J Walczyk
Teresa R. Macaluso