List of mayors of Edmonton

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Mayor of Edmonton
Don Iveson 2013 crop.jpg
Incumbent
Don Iveson

since October 29, 2013
StyleMayor, His/Her Worship
Member ofCity Council
Reports toCity Council
SeatEdmonton City Hall
(Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)
AppointerDirect election by residents of Edmonton
Term length4 years
FormationFebruary 10, 1892; 122 years ago (1892-02-10)
First holderMatthew McCauley
Websitehttp://www.edmonton.ca/mayor
 
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Mayor of Edmonton
Don Iveson 2013 crop.jpg
Incumbent
Don Iveson

since October 29, 2013
StyleMayor, His/Her Worship
Member ofCity Council
Reports toCity Council
SeatEdmonton City Hall
(Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)
AppointerDirect election by residents of Edmonton
Term length4 years
FormationFebruary 10, 1892; 122 years ago (1892-02-10)
First holderMatthew McCauley
Websitehttp://www.edmonton.ca/mayor

This is a list of mayors of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Prior to 1905, Edmonton was in the Northwest Territories, and prior to 1904, Edmonton was a town.

Matthew McCauley was the first mayor of Edmonton.
Mayors of Edmonton
MayorTerm BeganTerm Ended
1McCauley, MatthewMatthew McCauleyFebruary 10, 1892January 14, 1895
2Wilson, Herbert CharlesHerbert Charles WilsonJanuary 1895October 6, 1896
3Gallagher, CorneliusCornelius GallagherOctober 27, 1896[1]December 14, 1896
4McDougall, John AlexanderJohn Alexander McDougallDecember 14, 1896December 13, 1897
5Edmiston, William S.William S. EdmistonDecember 13, 1897December 11, 1899
6MacKenzie, Kenneth W.Kenneth W. MacKenzieDecember 11, 1899December 9, 1901
7Short, WilliamWilliam ShortDecember 9, 1901December 12, 1904
MacKenzie, Kenneth W.Kenneth W. MacKenzieDecember 12, 1904December 11, 1905
8May, CharlesCharles MayDecember 11, 1905December 10, 1906
9Griesbach, William AntrobusWilliam Antrobus GriesbachDecember 10, 1906December 9, 1907
McDougall, John AlexanderJohn Alexander McDougallDecember 9, 1907December 14, 1908
10Lee, RobertRobert LeeDecember 14, 1908December 12, 1910
11Armstrong, George S.George S. ArmstrongDecember 12, 1910December 9, 1912
Short, WilliamWilliam ShortDecember 9, 1912December 8, 1913
12McNamara, William J.William J. McNamaraDecember 8, 1913October 27, 1914
13Henry, William ThomasWilliam Thomas HenryDecember 14, 1914December 10, 1917
14Evans, Harry Marshall ErskineHarry Marshall Erskine EvansDecember 10, 1917December 9, 1918
15Clarke, JosephJoseph ClarkeDecember 9, 1918December 13, 1920
16Duggan, David MilwynDavid Milwyn DugganDecember 13, 1920December 10, 1923
17Blatchford, Kenneth AlexanderKenneth Alexander BlatchfordDecember 10, 1923December 13, 1926
18Bury, AmbroseAmbrose BuryDecember 13, 1926December 9, 1929
19Douglas, James McCrieJames McCrie DouglasDecember 9, 1929November 11, 1931
20Knott, DanDan KnottNovember 11, 1931November 14, 1934
Clarke, JosephJoseph ClarkeNovember 14, 1934November 10, 1937
21Fry, John WesleyJohn Wesley FryNovember 10, 1937November 7, 1945
22Ainlay, HarryHarry AinlayNovember 7, 1945November 2, 1949
23Parsons, SidneySidney ParsonsNovember 2, 1949November 7, 1951
24Hawrelak, WilliamWilliam HawrelakNovember 7, 1951September 9, 1959
25Mitchell, Frederick JohnFrederick John MitchellSeptember 9, 1959October 14, 1959
26Roper, Elmer ErnestElmer Ernest RoperOctober 14, 1959October 16, 1963
Hawrelak, WilliamWilliam HawrelakOctober 16, 1963March 11, 1965
27Dantzer, Vincent M.Vincent M. DantzerMarch 11, 1965October 16, 1968
28Dent, IvorIvor DentOctober 16, 1968October 16, 1974
Hawrelak, WilliamWilliam HawrelakOctober 16, 1974November 7, 1975
29Cavanagh, TerryTerry CavanaghNovember 14, 1975October 19, 1977
30Purves, CecCec PurvesOctober 19, 1977October 17, 1983
31Decore, Laurence G.Laurence G. DecoreOctober 17, 1983October 17, 1988
Cavanagh, TerryTerry Cavanagh1988October 16, 1989
32Reimer, Janice RheaJanice Rhea ReimerOctober 16, 1989October 16, 1995
33Smith, BillBill SmithOctober 16, 1995October 26, 2004
34Mandel, StephenStephen MandelOctober 26, 2004October 29, 2013
35Iveson, DonDon IvesonOctober 29, 2013[2]present

Living former mayors[edit]

As of October 2013, five former mayors are alive, the oldest being Terry Cavanagh (1975–1977/1988–1989, born 1926). The most recent to die was Ivor Dent (1968–1974), on July 29, 2009.

NameTermDate of birth
Terry Cavanagh1975–1977
1988–1989
(1926-07-19) July 19, 1926 (age 88)
Cec Purves1977–1983(1933-10-18) October 18, 1933 (age 80)
Jan Reimer1989–1995(1952-05-23) May 23, 1952 (age 62)
Bill Smith1995–2004(1935-12-11) December 11, 1935 (age 78)
Stephen Mandel2004–2013(1945-07-18) July 18, 1945 (age 69)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Local". The Edmonton Bulletin (Edmonton, Alberta). October 26, 1896. p. 1. Retrieved February 6, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Don Iveson is sworn-in as Edmonton's new mayor". CBC News. October 29, 2013. Retrieved October 29, 2013. 

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