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Alexander Archibald (politician)

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Alexander Archibald (politician)

Alexander Archibald (1869–1922) served as Mayor of Newark, New Jersey from 1921 until his death the following year.


Archibald was born in December 1869 in Scotland to William and Margaret Archibald. He and his parents immigrated to the United States in 1871 and settled in Newark, New Jersey.[1][2][3]

After serving on the City Council, Archibald was elected Mayor of Newark in 1921.

He died Saturday, February 11, 1922 after surgery for a brain tumor.[4]


Political offices
Preceded by
Charles P. Gillen
Mayor of Newark
Succeeded by
Frederick C. Breidenbach
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