Charles B. Hayward
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 . 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 . 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, President of the City Board of Fire Commissioners, and President of the Englewood Common Council from 1926-1929. He organized the Englewood People's Institute and was its President for eight years. He was a member of the Citizen's Employment Committee, and former Chairman of the Englewood Survey Commission, which reviewd the City's finances. He was President of the Englewood Republican club and a member of the zoning committee and the War Memorial Committee.
- "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. http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F70F11F93E59177A93C0A8178BD95F438385F9. 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. ..."