Aldermen who have represented Edgewater

Aldermen: 40, 48, 49, 50 Wards

4-yr term standard effective 1935; before, 2-yr term beginning in 1923

Ward Alderman Years Year first part of Edgewater; (Year last part of Edgewater)
       
40 Chrese A. Jensen 1923-1927  
  John William Chapman 1927-1929  
  Joseph C. Ross 1929-1943  
  Samuel P. Gurman 1943-1947  
  Benjamin M. Becker 1947-1955  
  Seymour F. Simon 1955-1961*  
  Nathan J. Kaplan 1963-1966*  
  Seymour F. Simon 1967-1974* 1970+
  Solomon Gutstein 1975-1979  
  Ivan Rittenberg 1979-1983  
  Patrick J. O’Connor 1983-  
       
48 Frank J. Link 1923-1924  
  Francis L. Boutell 1925-1926  
  John A. Massen 1927-1939 1931+
  Robert C. Quirk 1939-1947  
  Allen A. Freeman 1947-1959  
  Morris H. Hirsh 1959-1963  
  Robert J. O’Rourke 1963-1971  
  Marilou M. Hedlund 1971-1975  
  Dennis Block 1975‑1977*  
  Marion Kennedy Volini 1978*-1987  
  Kathy Osterman 1987-1989*  
  Mary Ann Smith 1989*-2011  
  Harry Osterman 2011-  
       
49 E. I. Frankhauser 1923-1929 1921+
  George A. Williston 1930-1935  
  Frank Keenan 1935-1950  
  Thomas C. Keegan 1951  
  Brian J. Ducey 1952-1955  
  David J. Hartigan 1955-1959  
  Paul T. Wigoda 1959-1974*  
  Esther Saperstein 1975-1979  
  David D. Orr 1979-1990*  
  Robert Clarke 1990*-1991  
  Joseph A. Moore 1991- (2012 last yr)
       
       
50 William H. Pontow 1923-1927 1921+
  A. K. Mose 1927-1929  
  Curtis F. Mellin 1929-1931  
  James R. Quinn 1931-1945  
  Jerome Huppert 1945-1947  
  Alban Weber 1947-1951  
  Robert S. Bremer 1951-1955  
  Jack I. Sperling 1955-1973  
  Bernard L. Stone 1973-2011 (1992 last year)
       
       
  *did not serve full term    
       
       
  47th ward aldermen not shown    
       
       

 

–prepared by LeRoy Blommaert