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This Week in Chester History…

In 1938, both Chester Borough and Township held their first regular meetings of the year. Mayor Daniel S. Budd led the Borough for his second year in office, while Dr. Hugh Fry and Edward Pickel, Sr., succeeded Robert Hughson and Fred DeHart on the Board. For the Township, William Woodruff began his chairmanship over the first meeting at the Chester School. He succeeded Clifford W. Emmons. Also sworn in on New Year’s Day was Stanley Bodine. Source: Mendham-Chester Tribune.


This Week in Chester History…

In 1937, the Mendham-Chester Tribune announced the election results for the area. In Chester Township, Stanley Bodine won a spot on the Committee and Ralph Robinson was elected Tax Assessor. Both were Democrats. Bodine won by nine votes. In the Borough, the Democrats also defeated the Republicans. Dr. Hugh R. Fry and Edward Pickel, Sr. landed memberships on the Council, while Harry G. Segur won the Tax Assessor race.