Past Mayors of New Philadelphia

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John Knisely Municipal Centre

150 East High Avenue

New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Joel Day

Mayor

330-364-4491, ext. 1242

John Knisely Municipal Centre

150 East High Avenue

New Philadelphia, OH 44663

Mary Anne Otte

Executive Assistant

330-364-4491, ext. 1242

Ron McAbier

Service Director

330-364-4491, ext. 1242

Greg Popham

Safety Director

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Julie Courtright

Clerk of Council

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Information Desk

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The Many Mayors of the City of New Philadelphia, Ohio

The City of New Philadelphia was founded by John Knisely in 1804.  It wasn’t until 1833 that the city was incorporated and its first elections held.  Since that time, there has been a long line of Mayors serving the City of New Philadelphia.  Following is a list dating back to 1833.  While several have served multiple terms, Daniel Korns stands out as the single mayor to serve four separate times for a total of fourteen years.

Chronological List of the Mayors of New Philadelphia, Ohio

Year Mayor  
1833-1838 B.M Atherton  
1839 George N. Allen  
1840 Pete Williams  
1841 David English  
1842-1843 Isaac Hartman  
1844-1845 B. W. Morris  
1846-1847 John J. Camp  
1848 Thomas J. Sargent  
1849-1850 John English  
1851 Seymour Belden  
1852 G. W. McIlvaine  
1853 James Simpson  
1854 W. M. McPherrin  
1855-1857 O. P. Taylor  Mayor Oliver P. Taylor
1858-1859 W. L. Robb  
1860 Morgan Butler  
1861 J. H. Barnhill  
1862-1863 Asbury Insley  
1864 J. H. Collier  
1865 J. N. Ferrell  
1866-1867 D. W. Stambaugh  
1868-1871 Daniel Korns Mayor Daniel Korns
1872-1873 J. P. Chapin  
1874-1875 Daniel Korns Mayor Daniel Korns
1876-1879 T. C. Ferrell  
1880-1883 William Campbell  
1884-1889 Daniel Korns Mayor Daniel Korns
1890-1892 Leroy McGregor  
1892-1895 E. S. Souers  
1896-1897 Daniel Korns Mayor Daniel Korns
1898-1905 C. H. Ackey Mayor C. H. Ackey
1906-1911 J. M. Schell Mayor J. M. Schell
1912-1913 O. C. Powelson Mayor O. C. Powelson
1914-1917 J. F. Kuhns  
1918-1919 William Kuenzli  
1920-1923 Eli N. Fair  
1924-1926 O. J. Demuth Mayor O. J. Demuth
1927-1933 W. F. Hurst  
1934-1937 Earl D. Gross  
1938-1941 Arthur H. Williams Mayor Arthur H. Williams
1942-1943 M. H. Snyder  
1944-1947 Paul E. Wenger  
1948-1949 Robert Lukens  
1950-1957 Fred Schneider Mayor Fred Schneider
1958-1959 Doyle Stocker  
1960-1963 Harold Evans  
1964-1967 Joseph Pritz  
1968-1975 Lloyd Dinger  
1976-1979 David Knisely Mayor David Knisely
1979 James Kaserman* Mayor James Kaserman
1980-1987 Leo Benjamin Mayor Leo Benjamin
1988-1995 Tim Hurst  
1996-1999 Greg Erb  
2000-2007 Ronald B. Brodzinski Mayor Ronald B. Brodzinski
2008-2013 Michael R. Taylor Mayor Michael R. Taylor
2014 Sam R. Hitchcock**  
2014-2015 David E. Johnson Mayor David E. Johnson
2016-Today Joel B. Day Mayor Joel B. Day

*James Kaserman filled in for 4 months completing Knisely's term
** Sam R. Hitchcock filled in for 9 days as Acting Mayor until the appointment of new Mayor

Contact Information

330-364-4491

330-343-2489

John Knisely Municipal Centre

150 East High Avenue

New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Joel Day

Mayor

330-364-4491, ext. 1242

John Knisely Municipal Centre

150 East High Avenue

New Philadelphia, OH 44663

Mary Anne Otte

Executive Assistant

330-364-4491, ext. 1242

Ron McAbier

Service Director

330-364-4491, ext. 1242

Greg Popham

Safety Director

330-364-4491, ext. 1242

Julie Courtright

Clerk of Council

330-364-4491, ext. 1243

Information Desk

330-364-4491, ext. 1210