Home>Articles>Bill James, former Gloucester City mayor, dies

Former Gloucester City Mayor Bill James

Bill James, former Gloucester City mayor, dies

Left office three weeks ago after completing third term

By David Wildstein, January 21 2019 1:50 pm

Former Gloucester City mayor Bill James, who left office on January 1 after twelve years in office, died unexpectedly today.

“He dedicated his adult life to serving the citizens of Gloucester City during his career as a police officer then as mayor, an office that held until the end of 2018,” Freeholder William Moen said in a post on social media.

James was elected in 2006, defeating Patrick Keating by 423 votes, 56%-44%.  He was re-elected with 72% of the vote in 2010 and ran unopposed for a third term in 2014.

He served as deputy chief of police before entering local politics.

Spread the news:

 RELATED ARTICLES

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *