Widener Alumnus Elected Mayor of Chester

November 9, 2011

John Linder, a 1976 Widener graduate, won the Chester mayoral race Tuesday, unseating incumbent Mayor Wendell N. Butler Jr.  by a healthy margin.

Linder earned his bachelor degree from Widener in behavioral sciences.   He is now a professor of social sciences at Delaware County Community College, and also serves as the Chester City Council”s director of public safety.  Read more about the race in the  Daily Times.


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