Grand Bank

The Town of

A rich & proud history with a promising future!

Former Councils

Notable Council Facts:
 

  • The first general election for a full council of 7 members was held in Grand Bank in 1952. They elected Samuel Stoodley for Mayor. 

  • The first election (for 3 councilors to replace those resigned from the first council) was held in Grand Bank on February 2, 1948. Curtis Forsey was chosen for chairman. 

  • The first town council of 6 members was appointed on December 29, 1943; and they chose Merrill Tibbo for chairman.

September 2009 – September 2013 

Mayor: Darrell Lafosse

Deputy Mayor: Clayton Welsh

Councilors:


Roger Brooks , Stan Burt, Henrietta Hillier, Elaine Strowbridge, Bruce Warren

September 2005 – September 2009

Mayor: Rex C. Matthews

Deputy Mayor: Newman Bartlett 

Councilors:

Howard Bonnell , George Cooper, Elaine Strowbridge,Darrell Lafosse, Bruce Warren

September 2001 – September 2005

Mayor: Rex C. Matthews

Deputy Mayor: George Cooper 

Councilors:

Newman Bartlett, Howard Bonnell, Yvonne Hardy (Resigned Jan. 2005), Kelvin Matthews, Benedict Stacey (Resigned Sept. 30, 2002),
Bruce Warren (Acclaimed Oct. 28, 2002)

October 1997 – September 2001

Mayor: Clayton Walsh

Deputy Mayor: Bruce Warren 

Councilors:

Howard Bonnell, George Cooper, Wilson Crowley Jr., William Tibbo,
Wayne Rideout

November 1993 – October 1997

Mayor: Clayton Walsh

Deputy Mayor: George Cooper 

Councilors:

Ruby Alcock, Rex C. Matthews, Wayne Rideout, William Tibbo, Bruce Warren

November 1989 - November 1993

Mayor: Rex C. Matthews

Deputy Mayor: Newman Bartlett 

Councilors:

George Cooper, John Cumben (resigned Oct. 18, 1991), John Melendy,
Bruce T. Rose, Bruce Warren, William Tibbo (by-election Dec. 16, 1991)

November 1985 - November 1989

Mayor: Rex C. Matthews

Deputy Mayor: Bruce Warren 

Councilors:

John Cumben, Roger Emberley, Caleb W. Green
T. Maxwell Snook (resigned Jan. 7, 1987)
Newman Bartlett (by-election Mar. 9, 1987)
William J. Welsh (resigned Aug. 11, 1987)
Bruce Rose (by-election Sept. 24, 1987)

November 1981 - November 1985

Mayor: T. Maxwell Snook

Deputy Mayor: Clarence W. Rogers (resigned Oct. 1, 1984), Bruce Warren (Appointed Oct. 29, 1984) 

Councilors:

Allan J. Baker, William Burfitt, George A. Welsh (resigned Nov. 29, 1982)
Newman Bartlett (Jan. 10, 1983),  George E. Hickman (Passed Away Sept. 1, 1983)
Earl Harris (by-election Oct. 24, 1983)

November 1977 - November 1981

Mayor: Fred M. Tessier

Deputy Mayor: Bruce Buffett 

Councilors:

Winfield Hiscock, Florence Smith, Caleb Green
George F. Rose (resigned Mar. 20, 1979)
Rex C. Matthews (by-election May 2, 1979)
June I. Rogers (resigned July 19, 1979)
George A. Welsh (by-election Dec 18, 1979)

November 1973 - November 1977

Mayor: Fred M. Tessier

Deputy Mayor: T. Maxwell Snook 

Councilors:

Randolph Emberley, Winfield Hiscock, Stanley G. Fizzard, Rodney Matthews
Harry S. Grandy (Passed Away Feb 24, 1975)
Elizabeth Anne Large (by-election Oct. 27, 1975)

November 1969 - November 1973

Mayor: Fred M. Tessier

Deputy Mayor: Norman Matthews 

Councilors:

Randolph Emberley, Stanley Fizzard, Harry S. Grandy, George A. Welsh, John B. Foote

November 1965 - November 1969

 

Mayor: Fred M. Tessier

Deputy Mayor: Randolph Emberley 

Councilors:

Bruce Buffett, George Thorne, Harry Grandy (resigned June 25, 1969), Harold Russell,
Thomas Mathews

November 1961 - November 1965

Mayor: Fred M. Tessier

Deputy Mayor: Harry Grandy 

Councilors:

Arthur Trimm, George Thorne Jr., Randolph Emberley (resigned July 9, 1962)
Harold Russell (resigned July 1, 1962)
George A. Patten (by-election Aug. 16, 1962)
Bruce W. Buffett (by-election Aug. 16, 1962)
Stanley Fizzard (resigned Jan 25, 1964)
Hubert W. Grandy (by-election Mar. 12, 1964)

November 1957 - November 1961

 

Mayor: Fred M. Tessier

Deputy Mayor: Howard Patten 

Councilors:

George A. Patten, James Warren, Jr., Robert Stoodley, Harold A. Warren
Roy Grandy (resigned Nov. 24, 1959),
Cecil Patten (by-election Mar. 14, 1960)

April 1954 - November 1957

Mayor: Fred M. Tessier

Deputy Mayor: Elic Stoodley 

Councilors:

George A. Patten, Harold A. Warren, Philip Stoodley, Ambrose F. Matthews,
William Buffett

April 1953 - January 1954

Mayor: Fred M. Tessier

Deputy Mayor: Harold Warren 

Councilors:

George A. Patten, Wilfred M. Buffett, Elic Stoodley, Ambrose F. Matthews,
Philip Stoodley

January 1954 - April 1954

Mayor: Fred M. Tessier

Deputy Mayor: George Foote 

Councilors:

Wilfred M. Buffett, Philip Riggs, Elic Stoodley, Max Grandy, Ambrose F. Matthews

February 1952 - April 1953

Mayor: Samuel Stoodley

Deputy Mayor: George Foote 

Councilors:

Fred M. Tessier, Max G. Grandy, Ambrose F. Matthews, Philip Riggs, Wilfred M. Buffett

April 1950 - February 1952

Mayor: Curtis Forsey

Deputy Mayor: James M. Dunford 

Councilors:

Fred M. Tessier, George Foote, Max G. Grandy, Samuel Stoodley

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