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History & Judges Since 1786

Judges Who Have Served the Court During The Last 223 Years of The Town's History 1786-2009

Judges Since 1786
Name Term(s) Years of Service
BENJAMIN COE (1786-90 & 1810) 6 years
THOMAS BLAUVELT (1786 - 1795) 10 years
JOHN SUFFERN (1789) 1 year
JAMES CUPPER (1789) 1 year
THOMAS CUPPER (1789) 1 year
WALTER SMITH (1790 - 1791 & 1794 - 1798) 7 years
JOHN CULEMAN (1792 - 1795) 4 years
JOHN BLAUVELT (1795 - 1809) 15 years
JOHN LYDECKER (1801) 1 year
JAMES STANDHILL (1802 - 1804) 3 years
PETER SMITH (1804 - 1809)
(1811 - 1812)
(1815 - 1818)
(1823 - 1825)
15 years
JAMES VANDERBILT (1805 - 1806 & 1810) 3 years
RESULVERT STEPHANS (1807-1809 & 1811-1820) 12 years
JAMES STEPHANS (1817 - 1819 & 1821) 4 years
EBENEZER WOOD (1818 - 1821) 4 years
PETER STEPHENS (1820) 1 year
ALBERT LYDECKER (1821 - 1830 - 1832) 4 years
WILLIAM STUART (1821) 1 year
ABRAHAM STEPHENS (1822 - 1835 & 1837) 14 years
THOMAS HOWARD (1822 - 1827) 6 years
HENRY HOUSE (1828 - 1829) 2 years
JACOB BLAUVELT (1828 - 1838)* 11 years
JOHN STAGG (1828 - 1836) 9 years
JOHN BLANCH (1834 - 1838)*
(1858 - 1861 & 1863)
10 years
PETER STEPHENS (1838 - * & 1858-1867) 11 YEARS
CHARLES FULLWOOD (1838 - ?)*
FABER WOOD (1857 - 1858) 2 years
JABEZ WOOD (1858 - 1865) 8 years
AUSTIN FITCH (1859 - 1862) 5 years
ISAAC TALLMAN (1862 - 1872) 11 years
HARVEY SMITH (1862 - 1880)
(1884 - 1886)
22 years
FREDERICK WHILES (1865 - 1874)
(1881 - 1895)
25 years
DANIEL CLARK (1867 - 1879) 13 years
ANDREW CORSA (1872 - 1873) 2 years
ISAAC STRERND (1872) 1 year
HARRY HAIGHT (1873 - 1880) 8 years
ABRAHAM DICKEY (1873 - 1876) 4 years
CORTLAND SPRAGUE (1876 - 1879) 4 years
WILLIAM CALL (1876) 1 year
FRANK DEMAREST (1878 - 1893) 6 years
JOHN RILEY (1880 - 1884) 4 years
TUNIS BLAUVELT (1880 - 1885) 5 years
DAVID BENSON (1883 - 1884) 2 years
JOSEPH KELLY (1884 - 1888) 5 years
FRANCIS TALLMAN (1885) 1 year
WILLIAM SCHEK (1885 - 1894)
(1898 - 1901)
(1905 - 1917)
27 years
EDWARD CULE (1885) 1 year
JOHN POMEROY (1886) 1 year
MARSH CROPSEY (1887) 1 year
GEORGE REIMER (1887 - 1900)
(1902 - 1919)
32 years
THOMAS LAWRENCE (1888 - 1889) 2 years
GEORGE WYRE (1889 - 1898) 10 years
CHARLES FISCHER (1893 - 1894) 2 years
GEORGE HAERLE (1894 - 1919) 26 years
JACOB VANDERBILT (1895 - 1899) 5 years
W.WYARD (1896 & 1898 - 1899) 3 years
M. CHRISTIE (1897) 1 year
THEODORE DENOYELLES (1899 - 1906) 8 years
HARRY FISCHER (1902 - 1905) 4 years
JOHN SCHMERSAHL (1907 - 1925)
(1927 - 1931)
24 years
F. GUSTAVE GRUMHULD (1917 - 1918)
(1921 - 1925)
7 years
RAYMOND BLAUVELT (1917 - 1919) 3 years
GEORGE LINK JR. (1919 - 1931) 13 years
WARD CULLINS (1919 - 1921) 3 years
WILLIAM McVICKAR (1919 - 1921) 3 years
ROBERT LIEBERT (1922 - 1924) 3 years
WILLIAM HAMBLIN (1923 - 1927)
(1929 - 1933)
10 years
E.H. JULIFFE (1925 - 1929) 5 years
RAYMOND FISHER (1925 - 1937) 13 years
JOHN HILL (1931 - 1933) 3 years
SAMUEL GARRISON (1931 - Died 1940) 10 years
STEVEN FLAMIK (1933 - 1937) 5 years
FRED R. ENGELS (1938 - 1949) 12 years
CHARLES J. BLAUVELT (1940 & 1952-1959) 9 years
IRVING F. DILLON (1940 - 1945)1 6 years
THEODORE F. MEIER (1947) 1 year
EDWARD G. ROEPE (1947 Appointed to fill
T.F.Meier's Term)
1 year
STEPHEN DOIG, JR. (1946 & 1948 - 1951)
(1970-1971)
7 years
JOHN A. STEFAN (1950 - 1965) 16 years
WILLIAM E. VINES (1960 - 1969)2 10 years
EDWARD J. FLYNN (1966 - 1981) 16 years
ROBERT MAIDMAN (1972 - 1979) 8 years
WILLIAM WRAY (1978 - Resigned 1991) 14 years
MURRAY JACOBSON (1980 - 1983) 4 years
WILLIAM A. KELLY (1982 - 1987) 6 years
HARRY WAITZMAN (1982 - Resigned in 1991) 10 years
KENNETH S. RONES (1984 - 1995) 12 years
VICTOR VITALE (1988) 1 year
VICTOR J. ALFIERI, JR. (1989 - 2006) 18 years
HARRY EDELSTEIN (1991 - 1993) 3 years
SCOTT B. UGELL (1991 - PRESENT)
CLARE McCUE CINCOTTA (1993) ½ year
CRAIG E. JOHNS (1993 - PRESENT)
JOEL J. FLICK (1996 - 2008) 12 years
HOWARD GERBER (2007 - PRESENT)
ROLF THORSEN (2008-2014) 6 years
David Ascher (2014 to Present) (2014 to Present)

*Records from 1839-1856 missing
1Later became Supervisor of the Town
2Later became Supervisor of the Town