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BULLET St. Louis Mayors (1823-2001)

As of 2001, forty-five individuals have served as Mayor of St. Louis - Mayors Lane, Darby, Wimer, and How each served two non- consecutive terms.

Brief biographies of Mayors William Carr Lane (1823-29 and 1837-1840) through Alfonso J.Cervantes (1965-1973) can be found in St. Louis Mayors by Charles H. Cornwell (1965).

Copies are available at Baden Branch, Barr Branch, Buder Branch, Cabanne Branch, Carondelet Branch, Carpenter Branch, St. Louis Area Studies Center (Central Library), Central Stacks, Information Center (Central Library), Julia Davis Branch, Kinghighway Branch, Lashly Branch, Machacek Branch, Walnut Park Branch (Call Number: 923.2 Non-Circulating.)

Lane, William Carr ------------- Whig ----------- (1823-29)
Page, Daniel D. ---------------- Whig ----------- (1829-33)
Johnston, John W. -------------- Whig ----------- (1833-35)
Darby, John F. ----------------- Whig ----------- (1835-37)
Lane, William Carr ------------- Whig ----------- (1837-40)
Darby, John F. ----------------- Whig ----------- (1840-41)
Daggett, John D. --------------- Whig ----------- (1841-42)
Maguire, George ---------------- Democrat ------- (1842-43)
Wimer, John M. ----------------- Emancipation --- (1843-44)
Pratte, Bernard ---------------- Whig ----------- (1844-46)
Camden, Peter G. --------------- American ------- (1846-47)
Mullanphy, Bryan --------------- Democrat ------- (1847-48)
Krum, John M. ------------------ Democrat ------- (1848-49)
Barry, James G. ---------------- Democrat ------- (1849-50)
Kennett, Luther M. ------------- American ------- (1850-53)
How, John ---------------------- Democrat ------- (1853-55)
King, Washington --------------- American ------- (1855-56)
How, John ---------------------- Democrat ------- (1856-57)
Wimer, John M. ----------------- Emancipation --- (1857-58)
Filley, Oliver D. -------------- Republican ----- (1858-61)
Taylor, Daniel G. -------------- Union ---------- (1861-63)
Filley, Chauncey I. ------------ Republican ----- (1863-64)
Thomas, James S. --------------- Republican ----- (1864-69)
Cole, Nathan ------------------- Republican ----- (1869-71)
Brown, Joseph ------------------ Democrat ------- (1871-75)
Barrett, Arthur B. ------------- Democrat ------- (1875)
Britton, James H. -------------- Democrat ------- (1875-76)
Overstolz, Henry --------------- Independent ---- (1876-81)
Ewing, William L. -------------- Republican ----- (1881-85)
Francis, David R. -------------- Democrat ------- (1885-89)
Noonan, Edward A. -------------- Democrat ------- (1889-93)
Walbridge, Cyrus P. ------------ Republican ----- (1893-97) 
Ziegenhein, Henry -------------- Republican ----- (1897-01)
Wells, Rolla ------------------- Democrat ------- (1901-09)
Kreismann, Frederick ----------- Republican ----- (1909-13)
Kiel, Henry W. ----------------- Republican ----- (1913-25)
Miller, Victor J. -------------- Republican ----- (1925-33)
Dickmann, Bernard F. ----------- Democrat ------- (1933-41)
Becker, William D. ------------- Republican ----- (1941-43)
Kaufmann, Aloys P. ------------- Republican ----- (1943-49)
Darst, Joseph M. --------------- Democrat ------- (1949-53)
Tucker, Raymond R. ------------- Democrat ------- (1953-65)
Cervantes, Alfonso J. ---------- Democrat ------- (1965-73)
Poelker, John H. --------------- Democrat ------- (1973-77)
Conway, James F. --------------- Democrat ------- (1977-81)
Schoemehl, Vincent C., Jr. ----- Democrat ------- (1981-93)
Bosley, Freeman R., Jr. -------- Democrat ------- (1993-97)
Harmon, Clarence --------------- Democrat ------- (1997-2001)
Slay, Francis--------------------Democrat-------- (2001-  )  

 

Compiled by Thomas A. Pearson
Special Collections Department
St. Louis Public Library
May 15, 1998



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