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City Elected Officials Since 1913

Albee, H.R.

Mayor - June 1913 to July 1917

 

 

Daly, Will H.

Commissioner - June 1913 to July 1917

 

 

Dieck, Robert G

Commissioner - June 1913 to July 1917

 

 

Brewster, Wm. L.

Commissioner - June 1913 to July 1915

 

 

Bigelow, C.A.

Commissioner - June 1913 to July 1917

Commissioner - July 1917 to August 1930 (resigned)

 

 

Baker, George L.

Commissioner - July 1915 to July 1917

Mayor - July 1917 to July 1933

 

 

Barbur, A.L.

Auditor - January 1907 to 1917

Commissioner - July 1917 to July 1933

 

 

Mann, John M.

Commissioner - July 1917 to May 1932 (recalled )

 

 

Kellaher, Dan

Commissioner - July 1917 to July 1919 (appointed)

 

 

Funk, George R.

Auditor - July 1917 to February 1938 (died while in office)

 

 

Pier, S.C.

Commissioner - July 1919 to July 1923

 

 

Pier, Stanhope S.

Commissioner - July 1923 to July 1931

 

 

Riley, Earl

Commissioner - August 1930 to November 1930 (appointed)

Commissioner - July 1931 to January 1933

Commissioner - July 1933 to December 1940

Mayor - January 1941 to December 1948

 

 

Clyde, Ralph C.

Commissioner - November 1930 to January 1933

Commissioner - July 1933 to December 1940

Commissioner - January 1941 to August 1943 (died while in office)

 

 

Johnson, A.G.

Commissioner - June 1932 to November 1932 (appointed)

 

 

Bennet, J.E.

Commissioner - November 1932 to July 1933

Commissioner - July 1933 to December 1940

Commissioner - January 1951 to May 1952 (recalled )

 

 

Carson, Joseph K., Jr.

Mayor - July 1933 to December 1940

 

 

Bean, Ormond R.

Commissioner - July 1933 to May 1939 (resigned)

Commissioner - January 1949 to December 1954

Commissioner - January 1955 to December 1958

Commissioner - January 1959 to December 1966

 

 

Jones, Edwin W.

Acting Auditor - February 1938 to December 1938 (appointed)

 

 

Gibson, Will E.

Auditor - December 1938 to December 1954

Auditor - January 1955 to December 1958

 

 

Bowes, Wm. A.

Commissioner - May 1939 to December 1940 (appointed)

Commissioner - January 1941 to December 1948

Commissioner - January 1949 to December 1952

Commissioner - January 1953 to December 1956

Commissioner - January 1957 to December 1968

Commissioner # 4 - January 1969 to November 1969 (died while in office)

 

 

Peterson, Fred L.

Commissioner - January 1941 to December 1948

Commissioner - January 1949 to December 1952

Mayor - January 1953 to December 1956

 

 

Cooper, Kenneth L.

Commissioner - January 1941 to December 1946 (appointed)

Commissioner - January 1947 to December 1950

 

 

Van Fleet, Clark C.

Commissioner - August 23 to 25, 1943 (didn't qualify)

 

 

Lee, Dorothy McCullough

Commissioner - August 26, 1943 to Decemebr 1948 (appointed)

Mayor - January 1949 to December 1952

 

 

Bredemeier, John O.

Auditor Pro Tem - December 1943 to December 1945

 

 

Boody, Nathan A.

Commissioner - May 1952 to December 1954 (appointed)

Commissioner - January 1955 to December 1958

 

 

Earl, Stanley

Commissioner - January 1953 to December 1956

Commissioner - January 1957 to December 1968

Commissioner # 1 - January 1969 to March 1970 (died while in office)

 

 

Schrunk, Terry D.

Mayor - January 1957 to December 1968

Mayor - January 1969 to December 1972

 

Grayson, Mark A.

Commissoner - January 1959 to December 1966

Commissioner #2 - January 1967 to December 1970

 

Smith, Ray

Auditor - January 1959 to August 1970 (died while in office)

 

Hamill, James L.

Auditor - August 21, 1970 to November 18, 1970 (appointed)

 

Yerkovich, George

Auditor - November 19, 1970 to December 1970 (elected to unexpired term)

Auditor - January 1971 to December 1974

Auditor - January 1975 to December 1978

Auditor - January 1979 to December 1982

 

Ivancie, Francis J.

Commissioner # 3 - January 1967 to December 1970

Commissioner # 3 - January 1971 to December 1974

Commissioner # 3 - January 1975 to December 1978

Commissioner # 3 - January 1979 to December 1980 (elected Mayor)

Mayor - November 24, 1980 to December 1984

 

McCready, Connie

Commissioner # 1 - March 19, 1970 to November 18, 1970 (appointed)

Commissioner # 1 - November 18, 1970 to December 1972 (elected to unexpired term)

Commissioner # 1 - January 1973 to December 1976

Commissioner # 1 - January 1977 to September 5, 1979 (appointed Mayor)

Mayor - September 5, 1979 to November 23, 1980 (appointed)

 

Anderson, Lloyd

Commissioner #4 - November 21, 1969 to November 18, 1970 (appointed)

Commissioner # 4 - November 19, 1970 to December 1972 (elected to unexpired term)

Commissioner # 4 - January 1973 to March 1974 (resigned)

 

Goldschmidt, Neil

Commissioner # 2 - January 1971 to December 1972 (elected Mayor)

Mayor - January 1973 to December 1976

Mayor - January 1977 to August 15, 1979 (resigned)

 

Schwab, Mildred A.

Commissioner # 2 - January 1973 to December 1974 (appointed)

Commissioner # 2 - January 1975 to December 1978

Commissioner # 2 - January 1979 to December 1982

Commissioner # 2 - January 1983 to December 1986

 

Jordan, Charles R.

Commissioner # 4 - March 1974 to December 1974 (appointed)

Commissioner #4 - January 1975 to December 1976 (elected to unexpired term)

Commissioner #4 - January 1977 to December 1980

Commissioner # 4 - January 1981 to September 27, 1984 (resigned)

 

Lindberg, Mike

Commissioner # 1 - October 17, 1979 to December 1980 (appointed)

Commissioner # 1 - January 1981 to December 1984

Commissioner # 1 - January 1985 to December 1988

Commissioner # 1 - January 1989 to December 1992

Commissioner # 1 - January 1993 to December 1996

 

Strachan, Margaret D.

Commissioner # 3 - April 9, 1981 to December 1982 (elected to unexpired term)

Commissioner # 3 - January 1983 to December 1986

 

Lansing, Jewel

Auditor - January 1983 to December 1986

 

Clark, J.E. Bud

Mayor - January 1985 to December 1988

Mayor - January 1989 to December 1992

 

Bogle, Dick

Commissioner # 4 - January 1985 to December 1988

Commissioner # 4 - January 1989 to December 1992

 

Blumenauer, Earl

Commissioner # 2 - January 1987 to December 1990

Commissioner # 2 - January 1991 to December 1994

Commissioner # 2 - January 1995 to November 1996 (resigned)

 

Koch, Bob

Commissioner # 3 - January 1987 to December 1990

 

Clark, Barbara

Auditor - January 1987 to December 1990

Auditor - January 1991 to December 1994

Auditor - January 1995 to December 1998

 

Kafoury, Gretchen

Commissioner # 3 - January 1991 to December 1994

Commissioner # 3 - January 1995 to December 1998

 

Katz, Vera

Mayor - January 1993 to December 1996

Mayor - January 1997 to December 2000

Mayor - January 2001 to December 2004

 

Hales, Charlie

Commissioner # 4 - January 1993 to December 1996

Commissioner # 4 - January 1997 to December 2000

Commissioner # 4 - January 2001 to May 2002 (resigned)

 

Sten, Erik

Commissioner # 2 - November 1996 to December 1998 (elected to unexpired term)

Commissioner # 2 - January 1999 to December 2002

Commissioner # 2 - January 2003 to December 2006

Commissioner # 2 - January 2007 to April 2008 (resigned)

 

Francesconi, Jim

Commissioner # 1 - January 1997 to December 2000

Commissioner # 1 - January 2001 to December 2004

 

Saltzman, Dan

Commissioner # 3 - January 1999 to December 2002

Commissioner # 3 - January 2003 to December 2006

Commissioner # 3 - January 2007 to December 2010 

Commissioner # 3 - January 2011 to present

 

Blackmer, Gary

Auditor - January 1999 to December 2002

Auditor - January 2003 to December 2006

Auditor - January 2007 to May 2009 (resigned)

 

Leonard, Randy

Commissioner # 4 - November 2002 to December 2004 (elected to unexpired term)

Commissioner # 4 - January 2005 to December 2008

Commissioner # 4 - January 2009 to December 2012

 

Potter, Tom

Mayor - January 2005 to December 2008

 

Adams, Sam

Commissioner # 1 - January 2005 to December 2008

Mayor - January 2009 to December 2012

 

Fish, Nick

Commissioner # 2 - June 2008 - December 2010 (elected to unexpired term)

Commissioner # 2 - January 2011 - Present

 

Fritz, Amanda

Commissioner #1 - January 2009 - December 2012

Commissioner # 1 - January 2013 - present

 

Griffin-Valade, LaVonne

Auditor - May 2009 - June 2009 (interim Council appointment)

Auditor - June 2009 to present (elected to unexpired term at May 2009 special election)

 

Novick, Steve

Commissioner # 4 - January 2013 - present

 

Hales, Charlie

Mayor - January 2013 - present


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