Mayors



These are lists of past mayors, city council members, etc, for several communities in North Carolina.



TitleIndividualCommunityYear InYear Out
MayorAbernathy, David MCharlotte19261927
Town CommissionerAdams, ChristieWendell20092013
MayorAhrens, Frederick MCharlott18671868
MayorAlspaugh, J WWinston18711876
MayorAndrews, Graham HRaleigh19391947
MayorAtkinson, G WApex1875 
MayorAustin, JamesApex19731981
MayorBadger, ThomasRaleigh18911895
Town CommissionerBaker, CraigWendell19851988
MayorBarbee, Algernon SChapel Hill1895
1907
1901
1911
MayorBarber, ThomasWinston-Salem19251929
MayorBarrow, WilliamWinston18591860
Town CommissionerBaugh, RalphWendell19531959
MayorBaxter, Herbert HillCharlotte19431949
Town CommissionerBaynes, SidWendell10072011
MayorBelk, John MCharlotte19691977
MayorBellamy, TerryAsheville20052013
MayorBenton, M CWinston-Salem19631970
MayorBest, T TWinston1866
1872
1868
1875
MayorBetts, A NApex1887 
MayorBissette, W LouisAsheville19851989
MayorBland, Charles ACharlotte19111915
MayorBolling, R JApex19151915
Town ManagerBone, DavidWendell20072010
MayorBoner, JoshuaSalem18641865
Town CommissionerBoyette, JohnWendell20132017
MayorBradshaw, Thomas WRaleigh19711973
MayorBrame, W AWendell19211927
MayorBrantley, Paul CWendell19271931
MayorBrevard, R JCharlotte18911895
Town CommissionerBridgers, A OWendell19511953
Town CommissionerBridgers, SheltonWendell19631969
MayorBrietz, CharlesSalem1858
1866
1860
1867
MayorBriggs, J ERaleigh19511953
Town CommissionerBritt, LeoWendell19531962
MayorBritt, Leo TWendell19621965
MayorBroadwell, J HaroldWendell20072011
MayorBrookshire, Stanford RCharlotte19611969
MayorBroun, KennethChapel Hill19911995
MayorBrown, Peter MarshallCharlotte19011905
MayorBrown, Wade EBoone19611967
MayorBuford, CharlesWinston18851890
Town ManagerBurgess, TimWendell20022007
MayorBurners, J CApex19131913
MayorBurnley, VelmaBoone1989 
MayorButler, RobertFayetteville19611963
MayorButner, Samuel EWinston-Salem1896
1903
1901
1907
MayorBuxton, J CWinston18831884
MayorCannon, IsabellaRaleigh19771979
MayorCannon, PatrickCharlotte20132014
MayorCarr, John WChapel Hill18731874
Intendant of PoliceCarrington, William CRaleigh  
Town CommissionerCarroll, BenWendell20152016
MayorCarroll, JosephApex19891991
Police ChiefCarter, WilliamWendell2012 
MayorCash, F GApex19491953
Town CommissionerCashion, HughWendell19931997
MayorCathey, John HAsheville19231927
MayorChavonne, TonyFayetteville20052013
MayorCheek, MerrittChapel Hill18791882
MayorChilton, MarkCarrboro20052013
Town CommissionerClark, L R SrWendell19511953
MayorClark, WilberFayetteville19631965
MayorClodfelter, Daniel GCharlotte20142015
MayorCoan, George WWinston-Salem1929
1943
1935
1945
MayorCoble, PaulRaleigh19992001
MayorCoggins, Jyles JRaleigh19751977
Town CommissionerCollins, BennieWendell19942003
Town CommissionerConnolly, William LWendell1981
1993
1988
2009
MayorConnolly, William LWendell19881989
MayorCornwell, Oliver KChapel Hill19541961
MayorCorpening, WayneWinston-Salem19771989
Police ChiefCouick, CliftonWendell19611974
MayorCouncil, ZebulonChapel Hill19271933
MayorCrews, J WilburWinston-Salem19421943
MayorCrutchfield, P WWinston18961898
MayorCulbreth, E ERaleigh19231931
MayorCunningham, O RApex19211921
MayorCurrie, E McACharlotte19411943
MayorDalton, Rufus IWinston19111913
MayorDavidson, Robert FCharlotte18621863
MayorDavidson, William FCharlotte1853
1873
1857
1875
Town CommissionerDavis, PhillipWendell19831987
MayorDawkins, J LFayetteville19872000
MayorDeWolfe, Frederick SCharlotte18801883
Town ManagerDeal, WayneWendell20072007
Town CommissionerDean, Carl BWendell19591965
MayorDean, Carl BWendell19651971
Town CommissionerDean, NormanWendell19651971
MayorDodd, W HRaleigh18821887
MayorDouglas, Ben Elbert SrCharlotte19351941
MayorDouthit, T BSalem18931894
MayorDowd, ClementCharlotte18691871
MayorDrakeford, Robert WCarrboro19771983
MayorDurham, Hyde BryanCarrboro1919
1927
1923
1933
MayorEaton, Oscar BWinston19001911
MayorEaton, Oscar BWinston-Salem19131917
MayorEdwards, EveretteApex19911995
MayorEldridge, T BRaleigh19191923
MayorEller, Earl WAsheville19551969
MayorEllington, Charles TaylorCarrboro19601966
MayorEnloe, William GRaleigh18571963
MayorEvans, MonroeFayetteville19651969
MayorEvery, Philip VanCharlotte19531957
MayorFain, James RWinston-Salem19391941
Town CommissionerFaison, MosseyWendell1959
1963
1961
1967
MayorFetzer, TomRaleigh19931999
MayorFinch, BethFayetteville19751981
MayorFogle, AugustusSalem1868
1876
1888
1873
1878
1889
MayorFogle, C HSalem18841888
MayorFogle, Fred ASalem19111913
MayorFoushee, John MChapel Hill19331942
MayorFoxx, AnthonyCharlotte20092013
MayorFoy, KevinChapel Hill20012009
MayorFranklin, Thomas SCharlotte19071909
MayorFries, Henry ESalem18891892
Police ChiefFuller, Ira CWendell19741983
Town ManagerFuller, Ira CWendell19832002
Town CommissionerFuller, Ira CWendell20092013
Intendant of PoliceGales, Joseph SrRaleigh1819
1840
1833
1841
Intendant of PoliceGales, Weston RRaleigh  
MayorGantt, HarveyCharlotte19831987
MayorGibson, J SullivanCarrboro19511955
MayorGorman, John CRaleigh18751875
MayorGorrell, A BWinston18761882
1898
MayorGorrell, Robert WWinston-Salem19171921
MayorGragg, W HBoone1935
1941
1939
1943
MayorGragg, W RBoone19271929
MayorGray, Eugene EWinston18941896
Town CommissionerGray, GinnaWendell20092015
MayorGray, RobertWinston18611862
MayorGray, Virginia RWendell2015Present
MayorGreen, Clyde RBoone19671969
MayorGriffin, J HaroldWendell1935
1947
1943
1951
MayorGriffith, J FWinston18981900
MayorGriswold, Oscar GWendell19151916
MayorGrogan, MartinWinston18771878
MayorHackney, H BryantCarrboro19661967
MayorHanes, James GWinston-Salem19211925
MayorHardee, Isaac FCarrboro19491951
Interim Police ChiefHarrington, GregWendell20122012
MayorHarris, Kenneth RCharlotte19771979
MayorHarris, Samuel ACharlotte18641868
Police ChiefHarrison, J MWendell19851990
MayorHarrison, William HRaleigh1858
1868
1867
1872
MayorHarward, H BApex19161918
MayorHauser, C SSalem18941896
MayorHawkins, Thomas WCharlotte19091911
Intendant of PoliceHaywood, JohnRaleigh17951803
MayorHaywood, William DallasRaleigh1857
1867
1858
1868
MayorHead, Clifton CCarrboro19331935
MayorHelmold, R KApex19631967
MayorHemminger, PamChapel Hill2015Present
Town CommissionerHenderson, JoeWendell19531957
MayorHenderson, Joe KWendell19591961
MayorHester, J RWendell19551959
Town CommissionerHigh, JoeWendell19551959
Intendant of PoliceHill, WilliamRaleigh18061807
Town CommissionerHinnant, CarolWendell20032011
Town CommissionerHinnant, TimWendell19992003
MayorHinnant, TimothyWendell20112015
MayorHinnant, Timothy AWendell20032007
Town CommissionerHinton, DoverWendell19611965
MayorHodges, John WBoone19291929
Town CommissionerHodges, TerryWendell20032007
MayorHolden, Joseph WRaleigh18741875
MayorHolt, Charles B CFayetteville19811987
Town CommissionersHopkins, HarleyWendell19871991
MayorHopkins, TommyWinston-Salem19972001
Police ChiefHorton, John WayneWendell19831984
Town CommissionerHowell, LauraWendell20012005
MayorHowes, JonathanChapel Hill19871991
MayorHughes, A CApex19111913
MayorHunter, A BApex 1911
MayorHurley, BillFayetteville19811987
MayorIseley, George ARaleigh19311939
MayorJohnson, Ira HWendell19611962
MayorJohnson, James IRaleigh1905
1911
1909
1919
Police ChiefJohnson, VanceWendell20082012
Town CommissionerJohnston, A SWendell19511953
MayorJohnston, Thomas DAsheville18691869
MayorJohnston, WilliamCharlotte1975
1884
1878
1887
MayorJoines, AllenWinston-Salem2001 
Intendant of PoliceJones, Calvin (Dr)Raleigh1807 
Town CommissionerJones, Lucius SWendell19711975
MayorJones, Lucius SWendell19892003
MayorJones, Seby BRaleigh19691971
MayorJordan, L GApex19371945
MayorJordan, Larry MApex19811991
Town CommissionerJoyner, JasonWendell20152017
MayorKeeter, Larry GBoone19851989
Town CommissionerKennedy, WaldoWendell1965
1971
1977
1969
1975
1981
MayorKerner, R BWinston18921893
MayorKerr, Jennings BCharlotte18591861
MayorKinnaird, EllieCarrboro19871995
MayorKinsey, PatsyCharlotte2013 
MayorKirkpatrick, Thomas LeroyCharlotte19151917
MayorKleinschmidt, MarkChapel Hill20092015
Town CommissionerKnott, MarshWendell19691971
MayorKnott, Marsh WWendell19711973
MayorKnox, H EdwardCharlotte19791983
Town CommissionerKnuckley, LewisWendell19651971
Town ManagerKornegay, AlvinWendell19621966
MayorKurfees, MarshallWinston-Salem19491961
MayorLambeth, Charles ECharlotte19311933
Interim Police ChiefLangston, BobbyWendell20082008
MayorLanier, Edwin SChapel Hill19491954
Town ManagerLarkins, Thomas DWendell19661971
Town CommissionerLaughery, SamWendell20112015
MayorLavelle, LydiaCarrboro2013Present
MayorLee, HowardChapel Hill19691975
MayorLee, JackFayetteville19711975
Town CommissionerLee, James EWendell19891993
MayorLentz, George DWinston-Salem19451949
MayorLightner, ClarenceRaleigh19731975
MayorLloyd, Braxton BynumCarrboro19181919
MayorLloyd, Seaton ECarrboro19231923
MayorLloyd, T HughesCarrboro19671971
Intendant of PoliceLoring, ThomasRaleigh  
MayorLovill, W RBoone19391941
Town CommissionerLutz, JonWendell20132017
MayorMacRae, James C JrChapel Hill19011903
MayorMadry, R WChapel Hill19421949
Town CommissionerMallard, VirgilWendell19791983
MayorManheimer, EstherAsheville2013Present
MayorManly, Basil CRaleigh18751882
MayorMann, ThomasCarrboro1917
1923
1918
1927
Town CommissionerMantych, JuneWendell19731977
Intendant of PoliceMarshall, JohnRaleigh  
MayorMartin, RussellAsheville19931997
MayorMast, D PWinston1876
1890
1876
1892
Town ManagerMatteson, GuyWendell19791983
MayorMaxwell, William CCharlotte18831884
MayorMaynard, D WApex19201920
MayorMcBryde, MiloFayetteville20002001
MayorMcCall, Johnson DCharlotte18991901
MayorMcClamroch, SandyChapel Hill19611969
MayorMcCrory, PatCharlotte19952009
MayorMcDade, A JChapel Hill1884
1888
1885
1891
MayorMcDevitt, LarryAsheville19831985
MayorMcDowell, F BrevardCharlotte18871891
MayorMcFarlane, NancyRaleigh2011Present
MayorMcLean, CharlesWendell1916
1919
1917
1921
MayorMcLendon, L PChapel Hill19131914
MayorMcNinch, Frank RCharlotte19171920
MayorMcNinch, Samuel SCharlotte19051907
MayorMeeker, CharlesRaleigh19952005
MayorMichalove, KennithAsheville19891993
MayorMickel, AndrewChapel Hill18741876
Town ManagerMills, JamesWendell19711973
Town ManagerMontgomery, HughWendell20112011
MayorMontgomery, Wayne SAsheville19691971
MayorMoore, Harvey WCharlotte19241926
MayorMoore, J FBoone19331935
MayorMoretz, J MBoone19311933
Town CommissionerMorrell, EdwardWendell19751979
Town CommissionerMyrick, DavidWendell2015Present
MayorMyrick, SueCharlotte19871991
MayorNassif, Joseph LChapel Hill19791985
MayorNelson, MikeCarrboro19952005
MayorNowell, W RWendell19311935
Police ChiefO'Brien, S PWendell19911993
MayorOchsenreiter, Eugene CAsheville19751977
MayorOlive, Henry CalvinApex18731875
MayorOlive, LanceApex2015Present
MayorOsborne, Frank ICharlotte18791880
MayorOwens, William ACharlotte18611862
Town CommissionerParham, JamesWendell20112015
MayorParker, William HCarrboro1911
1937
1917
1941
MayorParks, DavidCharlotte18571859
Town CommissionerParrish, AileenWendell19751979
MayorPatterson, Rufus LenoirSalem18751876
MayorPenny, W HApex19141914
Town CommissionerPerry, BarryWendell19911995
MayorPerry, June GWendell19751979
Town CommissionerPerry, WillardWendell19591965
Town ManagerPiner, TeresaWendell2010 
MayorPitts, Marshall JrFayetteville20012005
MayorPorto, James V JrCarrboro19831987
MayorPowell, A MRaleigh18981905
MayorPritchard, H MCharlotte1865
1868
1866
1869
MayorPritchard, William NChapel Hill18871888
Police ChiefPrivette, Joseph AWendell19932008
MayorRedd, F MarionCharlotte19271929
MayorReid, James WRaleigh19631965
MayorReynolds, R JWinston-Salem19411942
MayorRhodes, W HWendell19141914
Town CommissionerRichardson, RussellWendell19571959
Town CommissionerRiggins, BroadusWendell19751987
MayorRigsbee, RoyCarrboro19351937
MayorRoberson, William SChapel Hill1903
1911
1914
1907
1913
1927
MayorRoberts, JenniferCharlotte2015 
MayorRoberts, GallatinAsheville1919
1927
1923
1931
MayorRobertson, NatFayetteville2013 
Intendant of PoliceRobeteau, Jonathan SRaleigh  
MayorRogers, G TApex1948
1961
1949
1963
MayorRuss, William MRaleigh18951898
Town CommissionerSanford, LindenWendell19691971
Town CommissionerScarboro, C B JrWendell19952009
MayorScarboro, W AWendell19511953
MayorSchaub, C SApex19451948
MayorSeagroves, E OApex19731973
MayorSepark, Joseph HenryRaleigh18751875
MayorShaffner, Dr J F SrSalem18781884
MayorShaw, VictorCharlotte19491953
MayorShirley, FranklinWinston-Salem19701977
MayorSides, John GSalem18631864
MayorSinclair, E GApex19211926
MayorSitnick, LeniAsheville19972001
MayorSmith, Benjamin RushCharlotte18781879
MayorSmith, H BChapel Hill18691872
MayorSmith, James SaxonCharlotte19571969
MayorSmith, LonnieApex19181920
MayorSmith, Samuel HWinston18841885
MayorSnipes, P DRaleigh19471951
MayorSpring, E BCharlotte18971899
MayorStephens, Dr Romulus WApex19261937
MayorSterling, Eugene BollingApex 1887
MayorStockton, J HSalem18921893
MayorStudebaker, Robert BCarrboro19411943
MayorSurratt, John BWinston-Salem19611963
MayorSutton, William MApex20142015
MayorSwift, R SBoone19291931
Town CommissionerTarpley, John WWendell1981
1988
1985
1993
Town ManagerTarpley, John W JrWendell19731979
Town CommissionerTart, LewisWendell19791983
MayorThompson, Alfred ARaleigh18871891
MayorThomas, H KWinston18621865
Town CommissionerThompson, RonaldWendell1973
2005
1977
2009
Town ManagerThompson, Russeell RWendell19341962
MayorTindal, E B JrApex1953
1969
1961
1973
MayorTise, JacobWinston18681871
MayorTodd, BerryWendell19031903
MayorTodd, Candace SWendell19791988
Town CommissionerTodd, Clarence EWendell19511953
Town CommissionerTodd, CurtisWendell1953
1971
1989
1965
1973
1994
Town CommissionerTodd, JudyWendell19941999
MayorTodd, M CurtisWendell19731975
MayorTodd, Mallie CWendell19431947
MayorTodd, Robert BCarrboro19551960
MayorTomlinson, Travis HRaleigh19651969
Town CommissionerTongue, BenWendell19711973
MayorTrantham, RoyAsheville19771983
MayorUpchurch, Avery CRaleigh19831993
Town CommissionerUnderhill, H W "Bunny"Wendell19671971
MayorVance, J ASalem19011903
MayorVest, John PSalem1867
1873
1868
1874
MayorVinroot, RichardCharlotte19911995
MayorVogler, E ASalem1858
1874
1859
1875
MayorVogler, Frank HSalem19071911
MayorWaldorf, RosemaryChapel Hill19952001
MayorWalker, James OCharlotte19211924
Police ChiefWall, AlexWendell19311961
MayorWallace, JamesChapel Hill1975
1985
1979
1987
MayorWatson, John HChapel Hill1872
1876
1883
1885
1891
1872
1879
1884
1887
1895
MayorWatson, JonesChapel Hill18821883
Town CommissionerWatson, RayWendell19871988
MayorWearn, Arthur ECharlotte19331935
MayorWeatherly, Keith HApex19952014
MayorWebb, Garland EWinston18931894
MayorWells, Robert JCarrboro1971T975
MayorWest, Isaac ACarrboro19431949
MayorWest, RuthCarrboro19751977
MayorWheeler, Fred BRaleigh19511957
MayorWhitaker, WesleyRaleigh18721874
MayorWhite, JohnChapel Hill18741874
Town CommissionerWhite, PaulWendell19711975
Town CommissionerWhite, W AWendell19511953
MayorWhite, W AWendell19531955
Intendant of PoliceWhite, WilliamRaleigh18031806
Town CommissionerWhitworth, DonWendell19911994
Town CommissionerWiggs, JonWendell19871991
MayorWilmoth, Wade FBoone19751979
MayorWilson, George E JrCharlotte19291931
MayorWilson, Hadley MBoone19791985
MayorWilson, John MCharlotte19201921
MayorWilson, P AWinston1860
1882
1861
1883
MayorWilson, Thomas JWinston18861887
MayorWilson, W TWinston-Salem19351939
MayorWinkler, GordonBoone19691975
MayorWinkler, Gordon HBoone19431961
Town CommissionerWomack, BillWendell19831989
MayorWood, MarthaWinston-Salem19891997
MayorWood, Richard A JrAsheville19711975
MayorWorley, CharlesAsheville20012005
MayorWynne, J SRaleigh19091911
Intendant of PoliceYancey, SterlingRaleigh  
MayorYork, George SmedesRaleigh19791983
MayorYoung, John ACharlotte18711873
MayorZevely, Dr Augustus TSalem1860
1865
1863
1866




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