Mattapoisett Halloween Parade Leaders, 1949-2015

The following is an historic list of the Mattapoisett Halloween Parade leaders. More research needs to be conducted to fill missing years.

This list was compiled by Kyle DeCicco-Carey from published news accounts that appeared in the Presto Press, the Wanderer, the collections at the Mattapoisett Historical Society as well as information provided by Jodi Bauer and Richard Morgado.


1949

Abraham Skidmore (drummer)

1950

Abraham Skidmore (drummer)

1951

Abraham Skidmore (drummer)

1952

Abraham Skidmore (drummer)

1953

[Abraham Skidmore (drummer)]

1954

Abraham Skidmore (drummer)

1955

Albert Morgado (drummer)

Joseph Mello (drummer of New Bedford)

Joseph Mello  (drummer of Fairhaven)

1956

Albert Morgado  (drummer)

1957

Albert Mogado  (drummer), Loren Mosher Parade Marshall

1958

[Albert Mogado  (drummer)]*

1959

[Albert Mogado  (drummer)]*

1960

[Albert Mogado  (drummer)]*

1961

Edward Syliva, Parade Marshall

Blue Angels Drum and Bugle Corps

Plymouth Voiture 40 and 8 Locomotive

1962

Parade cancelled due to rain

1963

John Raphael, Parade Marshall

Yankee Division Junior Drum and Bugle Corps

Plymouth Voiture 40 and 8 Locomotive manned by members of Florence Eastman Post No. 280 American Legion

1964

New Bedford Post 1 American Legion Drum and Bugle Corps, Plymouth Voiture 40 and 8 Locomotive

1965

Satellites Drum and Bugle Corps of Fairhaven American Legion Post 166

Plymouth Voiture 40 and 8 Locomotive

1966

Satellites Drum and Bugle Corps of Fairhaven American Legion Post 166

Plymouth Voiture 40 and 8 Locomotive

Selectmen David N. Haley and John Field, Town Treasurer Allen Sherman

1967

Satellites Drum and Bugle Corps of Fairhaven American Legion Post 166

Plymouth Voiture 40 and 8 Locomotive

Members of Florence Eastman Post 280: Charles Dupont, Joseph Marcellino, John Raphael, Mark Costa, Herbert Jennings

1968

Satellites Drum and Bugle Corps of Fairhaven American Legion Post 166

1969

Satellites Drum and Bugle Corps of Fairhaven American Legion Post 166

1970

Unknown

1971

Satellites Drum and Bugle Corps of Fairhaven American Legion Post 166

1972

Unknown

1973

Unknown

1974

Unknown

1975

Old Rochester Regional High School Band

1976

Unknown

1977

Unknown

1978

Unknown

1979

Old Rochester Regional High School Band

1980

Unknown

1981

Unknown

1982

Unknown

1983

Unknown

1984

Unknown

1985

Unknown

1986

Unknown

1987

Unknown

1988

Unknown

1989

Parade cancelled due to rain

1990

Unknown

1991

Unknown

1992

Unknown

1993

Percussion band made up of Paul Alves (Mattapoisett band leader), Craig Lilly (North Dartmouth music teacher), Guy Medeiros (Umass student) and an unnamed New Bedford Public School teacher

1994

Unknown

1995

Unknown

1996

Police cruiser

1997

Unknown

1998

Unknown

1999

Unknown

2000

Mike and Garrett Bauer (drummers)

2001

Mike and Garrett Bauer (drummers)

2002

Mike and Garrett Bauer (drummers)

2003

Mike and Garrett Bauer (drummers)

2004

Mike and Garrett Bauer (drummers)

2005

Mike and Garrett Bauer (drummers)

2006

Mike and Garrett Bauer (drummers)

2007

Mike and Garrett Bauer (drummers)

2008

Mike and Garrett Bauer (drummers)

2009

Mike and Garrett Bauer (drummers)

2010

Jodi and Mike Bauer

2011

Jodi and Mike Bauer

2012

Jodi and Mike Bauer

2013

Jodi and Mike Bauer

2014

Jodi and Mike Bauer

2015

Jodi, Mike and Garrett Bauer

*In a conversation with Richard Morgado, he recalls his father leading the parade from the year after Abraham Skidmore passed away in 1955 in to the 1960s.

 

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