Charles B. Hayward

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Charles Barton Hayward

Hon. Charles B. Hayward
Born 1877
Brooklyn, NY
Died Oct. 12, 1937
Englewood, NJ
Cause of death Heart Attack
Nationality American
Occupation Textile Industry
Employer Self
Home town Englewood, NJ
Known for Mayor of Englewood, 1936-1937 (Died in Office)
Spouse(s) Harriet L Jerrold (m. 1899, Brooklyn)
Children Grace E. (b. 1902)(Englewood); (Dorothy E.) Mrs. Thomas Kerr, Jr. (b.1908) (Tenafly);

Charles Barton Hayward 1888-Oct. 12,1937, is notable as having served as Mayor of Englewood from 1936-1937, passing away at age 60 while in office [1]. He was born in Brooklyn and, at the time of his passing which occured while he was listening to the radio, resided at 75 E. Hamilton Ave [1]. A native of Brooklyn, he was the President of Charles B. Thomson Textiles, a textile exporting company with offices at Church St. in NYC. He was well traveled, and spent years in civic affairs in Englewood, having been City Councilman-at-large[1], President of the City Board of Fire Commissioners[1], and President of the Englewood Common Council from 1926-1929[1]. He organized the Englewood People's Institute and was its President for eight years[1]. He was a member of the Citizen's Employment Committee[1], and former Chairman of the Englewood Survey Commission, which reviewd the City's finances[1]. He was President of the Englewood Republican club and a member of the zoning committee and the War Memorial Committee[1].

He was one of the leading members of the Englewood Methodist Episcopal Church and and organizer of the Associated Republicans of Bergen County[1].


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 "Charles Hayward, Englewood Mayor. Head of a Textile Exporting Firm Here Dies at Home as He Listens to Radio". New York Times. October 12, 1937. Retrieved 2011-10-19. "Charles B. Hayward, Republican Mayor of Englewood, who would have completed his term of office on Jan. 1, died suddenly here at 8:30 tonight while listening to the radio at his home, 75 East Hamilton Avenue, of a heart attack at the age of 60. ..."