MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND

MUNICIPALITIES

ROCKVILLE


[photo, City Hall (view from Vinson St.), 111 Maryland Ave., Rockville, Maryland]
  • Boards of Commissioners
  • Mayors
  • Although Rockville was incorporated in 1860, its early records were carried off and destroyed by Confederates during a raid that took place July 10-12, 1864 (Chapter 169, Acts of 1867).

    City Hall (view from Vinson St.), 111 Maryland Ave., Rockville, Maryland, February 2002. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    BOARDS OF COMMISSIONERS

    Elected by Voters to 1-year terms:
    1860-1861 James W. Campbell (president); William Veirs Bouic; John H. Higgins.
    1861-1862 William Veirs Bouic (president); Matthew Fields; John H. Higgins.
    1862-1863 William Veirs Bouic (president); Melchisedec Green; John H. Higgins.
    1863-1864 William Veirs Bouic (president); Melchisedec Green; John H. Higgins.
    1864-1865 William Veirs Bouic (president); Melchisedec Green; John H. Higgins.
    1865-1866 William Veirs Bouic (president); James W. Campbell; George Peter.
    1866-1867 Melchisedec Green (president); David H. Bouic; John H. Higgins.
    1867-1868 William Veirs Bouic (president); George Peter (resigned June 1867); Otho Z. Muncaster (elected June 1867); Richard M. Williams.
    1868-1869 John R. Miller (president); John H. Higgins; Richard M. Williams.
    1869-1870 Matthew Fields (president); Melchisedec Green; Elijah Barrett Prettyman.

    Appointed by Board of County Commissioners to 1-year terms:
    1870-1871 Matthew Fields (president); Melchisedec Green; Elijah Barrett Prettyman.
    1871-1872 Matthew Fields (president, died Aug. 12, 1871); Melchisedec Green; Elijah Barrett Prettyman.
    1872-1873 William Veirs Bouic, Jr. (president); Melchisedec Green; Elijah Barrett Prettyman.
    1873-1874 William Veirs Bouic, Jr. (president); Melchisedec Green; Reuben A. Bogley.
    1874-1875 William Veirs Bouic, Jr. (president); Melchisedec Green; Reuben A. Bogley.
    1875-1876 William Veirs Bouic, Jr. (president); Melchisedec Green; Reuben A. Bogley.
    1876-1877 William Veirs Bouic, Jr. (president); Melchisedec Green; Spencer C. Jones.
    1877-1878 William Veirs Bouic, Jr. (president); Melchisedec Green; Spencer C. Jones.
    1878-1879 William Veirs Bouic, Jr. (president); Melchisedec Green; James P. Biays.
    1879-1880 William Veirs Bouic, Jr. (president); Melchisedec Green; James P. Biays.

    Elected by Voters to 1-year terms:
    1880-1881 William Veirs Bouic, Jr. (president); Melchisedec Green; Charles E. Sommers.
    1881-1882 Nicholas Dorsey Offutt (president); Melchisedec Green; Charles E. Sommers.

    Elected by Voters to 2-year terms:
    1882-1884 Hattersley W. Talbott (president); William Veirs Bouic, Jr.; Edward E. Stonestreet.

    MAYORS

    Elected by Voters to 2-year terms:
    1888-1890 William V. Bouic
    1890 Daniel F. Owens
    1890-1891 William V. Bouic
    1892-1893 Hattersley W. Talbott
    1893-1894 Jacob Poss
    1894-1896 John G. England
    1896-1898 Joseph Reading
    1898-1901 Spencer C. Jones
    1901-1906 Hattersley W. Talbott
    1906-1916 Lee Offutt
    1916-1918 Willis Burdette
    1918-1920 Lee Offutt
    1920-1924 O. M. Linthicum
    1924-1926 Charles G. Holland
    1926-1932 J. Roger Spates
    1932-1946 Douglas Blandford
    1946-1952 G. LaMar Kelly
    1952-1954 Daniel Weddle
    1954-1958 Dickran Y. Hovsepian
    1958-1962 Alexander J. Greene
    1962-1968 Frank A. Ecker
    1968-1972 Achilles M. Tuchtan
    1972-1974 Matthew J. McCartin
    1974-1982 William E. Hanna, Jr.
    1982-1984 John R. Freeland
    1984-1985 Viola D. Hovesepian (appointed mayor)
    1985-1987 Steven Van Grack
    1987-1993
    Douglas M. Duncan
    1993-1995 James Coyle
    1995-2001 Rose G. Krasnow
    2001-2007 Larry Giammo
    2007-2009 Susan R. Hoffmann
    2009-2013 Phyllis R. Marcuccio
    2013-2019 Bridget Donnell Newton
    2019- Bridget Donnell Newton

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