Mayors of Fitchburg
Mayor: Amasa Norcross
- Term: 1873-1875
- The first mayor of Fitchburg.
- Member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
- Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives.
Mayor: Eugene Miles
- Term: 1875-1876
- Served as captain of the Massachusetts Regiment
Mayor: H.A. Blood
- Term: 1876-1877
- Key figure in bringing railroads in Fitchburg.
Mayor: hon. David H. Merriam
- Term: 1877-1879
- Appointed as Provost Marshall of the 9th District.
Mayor: hon. William H. Vose
- Term: 1879-1880
- Worked as a manufacturer of Woolens.
Mayor: Eli Culley
- Term: 1880-1882
- 2nd Term: 1888-1890
- Served in the Massachusetts State Legislature.
Mayor: George Robbins
- Term: 1882-1883
- Served on the Fitchburg Board of Engineers.
Mayor: Alonzo Davis
- Term: 1883-1886
- Worked as a chair maker until 1877.
Mayor: Frederick Fosdick
- Term: 1886-1888
- Elected as a candidate for the Citizen’s Temperance Party.
Mayor: Charles S. Hayden
- Term: 1890-1891
- His wife, Addie F. Gillette, was a practicing attorney while he was mayor.
Mayor: Samuel H. Graves
- Term: 1891-1893
- Held the office of Superintendent of Schools in 1875.
Mayor: Arthur H. Lowe
- Term: 1893-1894
- Alderman of the City Council in 1888.
Mayor: Edgar S. Moulton
- Term: 1894-1896
- Worked as a carpenter, contractor and builder at 23 Laurel St. prior to becoming mayor.
Mayor: Henry F. Rockwell
- Term: 1896-1899
- Native of Fitchburg and educated in Fitchburg public schools.
Mayor: Samual Anderson
- Term: 1899-1901
- Lived on 24 Goodwin Street.
Mayor: Charles Babbitt
- Term: 1901-1903
- Hosted President Theodore Roosevelt to Fitchburg
Mayor: Charles Blood
- Term: 1903-1904
- Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives.
Mayor: hon. Henry O. Sawyer
- Term: 1904-1906
- Oversaw many changes of the school system while part of the School Committee.
Mayor: James H. McMahon
- Term: 1906-1909
- Native of Ireland.
Mayor: hon. Frederick M. O'Connell
- Term: 1909-1912
- District representative of Boston Globe for over 12 years.
Mayor: hon. Frank O. Hardy
- Term: 1912-1914
- Alderman of Ward 1 in 1908.
Mayor: hon. Benjamin Cook
- Term: 1914-1916
- Head of B. A. Cook & Co, a business in wall paper window shades.
Mayor: Marcus Coolidge
- Term: 1916-1917
- Served as a U.S. Senator
- Served as chairman of the Committee on Immigration for the Seventy-third and Seventy-fourth Congresses.
- Chairman of the Democratic state convention in 1920.
- Appointed as special envoy to Poland to represent the Peace Commission.
- Coolidge Park was named in honor of Mr. Mayor Coolidge.
Mayor: Frank H. Foss
- Term: 1917-1921
- Ran for mayor under the Citizens’ Party.
Mayor: hon. John B. Fellows
- Term: 1921-1925
- Decorated with the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry during the Battle of Kula Gulf near Kolombangara.
Mayor: Joseph H. Delaney
- Term: 1925-1927
- Made life long member of the Fitchburg Lodge of Moose.
Mayor: hon. Joseph A. Lowe
- Term: 1927-1929
- Supporter of aid for industry.
Mayor: hon. Joseph N. Carrier
- Term: 1929-1934
- Worked as a dentist even while serving as mayor.
Mayor: Robert Greenwood
- Term: 1934-1938
- Built new Fitchburg High School on, his own initiative, after it burned down.
Mayor: hon. Alfred Woollacott
- Term: 1938-1948
- Served as President of the Fitchburg Chamber of Commerce while in office of mayor.
Mayor: George Stanton
- Term: 1948-1950
- His wife Elizabeth A. Stanton succeeded him as State Senator after he passed away in 1952.
Mayor: Peter J. Levanti
- Term: 1950-1956
- Key figure in the completion of Route 2 in Fitchburg and Leominster.
Mayor: Hedly Bray
- 1st Term: 1956-1960
- 2nd Term: 1974-1978
- Known as “farmer Bray” in reference to the farmland he owned, which was considered the most impressive in Fitchburg.
Mayor: George J. Bourque
- Term: 1960-1968
- Served as President of the Babe Ruth League before entering politics.
- Served as a Massachusetts state representative after serving as mayor.
Mayor: William G. Flynn
- Term: 1968-1971
- Sworn in the office of the mayor at the age of 25.
- Youngest mayor in the history of Fitchburg.
- Led city efforts to clean polluted Nashua River.
- Fitchburg named “All America City 1970” for environment leadership, private-public housing partnerships, and youth engagement through Youth Resouces Committee.
- Constructed Bickford Reservoir, Reingold Elementary School, Wallace Civic Center.
- Advocated for regionalism resulting in construction of Montachusett Regional School, creating Fitchburg-Westminster regional solid waste disposal site off Princeton Road and the formation of the Montachusett Regional Planning Commission.
Mayor: Harold Lemay
- Term: 1971- 1972
- Advocated for the removal of the Fitchburg airport, with the intention to convert it into an industrial park.
Mayor: Carlton Blackwell
- Term: 1972-1974
- Naval veteran of World War II and the Korean War.
Mayor: David M. Gilmartin
- Term: 1978-1984
- Sworn in office at 27 year old.
- 2nd youngest mayor in the history of Fitchburg.
Mayor: Bernard F. Chartrand
- Term: 1984-1987
- Worked at the Fitchburg General Electric for 33 years prior to serving as Mayor.
Mayor: Ronald B. Ingemie
- 1st Term: 1987-1988
- 2nd Term: 1997-1998
- Ward 1 councilor for more than 20 years, the longest term in office.
Mayor: Jeffery A. Bean
- Term: 1988-1997
- Served as Fitchburg city councilor for 16 years.
- Managing director, United States Conference of Mayors.
Mayor: Mary H. Whitney
- Term: 1998-2002
- First female to hold the office of Mayor of Fitchburg.
Mayor: Dan H. Mylott
- Term: 2002-2008
- President of the Fitchburg Historical Society, 2012.
Mayor: Lisa A. Wong
- Term: 2008-2016
- First Asian-American Mayor in Massachusetts.
- Served as executive director of the Fitchburg Redevelopment Authority.
Mayor: Stephen L. DiNatale
- Term: 2016 - Present
- Alumnus of St. Bernard's Central Catholic High School.
- Graduate of Fitchburg State College.
- Served in the United States Navy for four years as an operations Specialist 3rd Class Petty Officer.
- Served five years on the Fitchburg School Committee.
- Served three years on the Fitchburg City Council as Councilor at Large.
- Served nine years as a Massachusetts State Representative