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The 1st Village President was John Allen (1834)
Ann Arbor was incorporated as a city on April 4, 1851

MAYOR and TERM

George Sedgwick 1851-55
James Kingsley 1855-56
William S. Maynard 1856-58, 1865-66
Philip Bach 1858-59
Robert J. Barry 1859-61
John F. Miller 1861-62
Charles Spoor 1862-63
Ebenezer Wells 1863-65
Oliver M. Martin 1866-68
Christian Eberbach 1868-69
A.H. Partridge 1869-70
William D. Harriman 1870-71, 1883-85
Silas H. Douglass 1871-73
Hiram J. Beakes 1873-75
Edward D. Kinne 1875-77
Densmore Cramer 1877-78
Willard B. Smith 1878-80, 1887-88
John Kapp 1880-83, 1885-86
John Robison 1886-87
Samuel W. Beakes 1888-90
Charles H. Manly 1890-91
William G. Doty 1891-93
Bradley M. Thompson 1893-94
Cyrenus G. Darling 1894-95

In March, 1895, the term of Office of Mayor and President of Council was extended to two years.

Warren E. Walker 1895-97
Charles E. Hiscock 1897-99
Gottlob Luick 1899-1901
Royal S. Copeland 1901-03
Arthur Brown 1903-05
Francis M. Hamilton 1905-07
James C. Henderson 1907-09
William L. Walz 1909-13
Dr. R.G. MacKenzie 1913-15
Charles A. Sauer April-December, 1915*
*Died December 6, 1915
Ernst M. Wurster as Acting Mayor 1915-17
Ernst M. Wurster 1917-21
George E. Lewis 1921-25
Robert A. Campbell 1925-27, 1933-37
Edward W. Staebler 1927-31
H. Wirt Newkirk 1931-33
Walter C. Sadler 1937-41
Leigh J. Young 1941-45
William E. Brown Jr. 1945-57
Samuel J. Eldersveld 1957-59
Cecil O. Creal 1959-65
Wendell E. Hulcher 1965-69
Robert J. Harris 1969-73
James E. Stephenson 1973-75
Albert H. Wheeler 1975-78
Louis D. Belcher 1978-85
Edward C. Pierce 1985-87
Gerald D. Jernigan 1987-91
Elizabeth S. Brater 1991-93
Ingrid B. Sheldon 1993-2000
John Hieftje 2000-present

 


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