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Mayors of Portland

MAYOR

ELECTED

Hugh D. O'Bryant

April 7, 1851

A.C. Bonnell

April 5, 1852

Simon B. Marye

November 13, 1852

Josiah Failing

April 4, 1853

W.S. Ladd

March 15, 1854

George W. Vaughn

April 2, 1855

James O'Neill*
*Ocassionally spelled O'Neil

April 7, 1856
April 6, 1857

W.S. Ladd

November 4, 1857

A.M. Starr

April 5, 1858

S.J. McCormick

April 4, 1859

G. Collier Robbins

April 2, 1860

J.M. Breck

April 1, 1861

W.H. Farrar

April 7, 1862

David Logan

April 6, 1863

Henry Failing

April 4, 1864
June 19, 1865

T.J. Holmes

November 16, 1866
June 18, 1867

J.A. Chapman

Appointed July 31, 1867

Hamilton Boyd

June 16, 1868

Bernard Goldsmith

June 21, 1869

P. Wasserman

June 20, 1871

Henry Failing

June 16, 1873

J.A. Chapman

June 21, 1875

W.S. Newbury*
*Occasionally spelled Newberry

June 18, 1877

D.P. Thompson

June 16, 1879
June 20, 1881

J.A. Chapman

June 19, 1882

John Gates

June 15, 1885

Van B. DeLashmutt

Appointed May 2, 1888
Elected June 18, 1888

W.S. Mason*
* First Mayor to occupy present City Hall which was completed in 1894

June 15, 1891

George P. Frank

June 4, 1894

Sylvester Pennoyer

June 1, 1896

W.S. Mason

June 6, 1898

W.A. Storey

Appointed May 16, 1899

Henry S. Rowe

June 4, 1900

George H. Williams

June 2, 1902

Harry Lane

June 5, 1905
June 3, 1907

Joseph Simon

June 7, 1909

A.G. Rushlight

June 5, 1911

H.R. Albee*
* First mayor under present commission form of government approved by voters in 1913

June 2, 1913

George L. Baker

June 4, 1917
November 2, 1920
November 4, 1924
November 6, 1928

Joseph K. Carson, Jr.

November 8, 1932
November 3, 1936

Earl Riley

November 5, 1940
November 7, 1944

Doroth McCullough Lee

November 2, 1948

Fred L. Peterson

November 4, 1952

Terry D. Schrunk

November 6, 1956
November 8, 1960
November 3, 1964
November 5, 1968

Neil Goldschmidt

November 7, 1972
November 9. 1976

Connie McCready

Appointed September 5, 1979

Frank Ivancie

November 5, 1980

J.E. (Bud) Clark

November 6, 1984
November 3, 1988

Vera Katz

November 3, 1992
November 5, 1996
November 7, 2000

Tom Potter

 

Sam Adams

November 2, 2004

 

May 20, 2008

Charlie Hales                                                November 6, 2012

                                                 
 

 

 

SOURCES: 1851-1928 -- Mayor's Message and Synopsis of Annual Reports, Fiscal Year Ending 11/30/29, City of Portland.
1928 - present -- complied from records of the Auditor's Office, City of Portland


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