William D. Ticknor
|William D. Ticknor|
Hon. William D. Ticknor
|Born||15 Oct 1907|
|Died||April 1965 |
|Home town||Englewood, NJ|
|Known for||Mayor of Englewood (1965-1966) as acting Mayor|
|Children||Wm. D, Jr; Arthur W.; Julia W. |
William J. Ticknor is notable for having served as Mayor of Englewood from 1965-1966. He was Council President under Austin Volk, in 1963 when the Englewood Public Schools System as ordered by the Courts to integrate.  December 16, 1965 Francis J. Donovan resigned from office, and Ticknor became Acting Mayor. Several citizens, represented by inter alia, Sylvia Pressler in re: 86 N.J. Super. 501 (1965) Sued the City Council to prevent him from occupying both Council President and Mayor seats at the same time . Defended by William Breslin, on Feb. 19, 1965 the Appellate Court affirmed the lower Court ruling, of G.H. Brown, J.S.C., that he in fact could maintain both positions.
He moved here with his family abt 1935 from Concord, NH, and lived at 40 Beech Road. 
- Staff Writer. "Social Security Death Benefit". William D. Ticknor. US Gov't. http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=ssdi&h=62559918&indiv=try&o_vc=Record:OtherRecord&rhSource=2442. Retrieved 11/15/2014.
- Staff Writer. "1940 US Census". Englewood, NJ. US Gov't. http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?rank=1&new=1&MSAV=1&msT=1&gss=angs-g&gsfn_x=XO&gsln=Ticknor&gsln_x=XO&msypn__ftp=Englewood%2c+Bergen%2c+New+Jersey%2c+USA&msypn=7029&msypn_PInfo=8-%7c0%7c1652393%7c0%7c2%7c3244%7c33%7c0%7c292%7c7029%7c0%7c&cpxt=0&catBucket=rstp&uidh=yr6&cp=0&pcat=ROOT_CATEGORY&h=134394213&db=1940usfedcen&indiv=1&ml_rpos=1. Retrieved 11/15/2014.
- Klaw, Spencer (July 1, 1963). "Englewood, New Jersey: Visitors in the Classroom". Desegregation orders. The reporter. http://www.scribd.com/doc/104109644/1963-Newspaper-Clippings-School-Desegregation-Part-4. Retrieved 11/15/2014.
- NJ Appellate Court. "86 N.J. Super. 501 (1965)". Appellate ruling. NNJ Courts. http://leagle.com/decision/196558786NJSuper501_1538.xml/HELLER%20v.%20TICKNOR. Retrieved 11/15/2014.