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EAST ST. LOUIS MAYORS

(Compiled by Andrew Theising of St. Louis)

 

Gordon Bush

Carl Officer

William E. Mason

James E. Williams

Alvin Fields

John T. Connors

James T. Crow

Frank Doyle

Melbern M. Stevens

Fred Mollman

John Chamberlin

Charles S. Lambert

Silas Cook

Melbern M. Stevens

Henry F. Bader

Melbern M. Stevens

Maurice Joyce

O. R. Winton

John J. McLean

Maurice Joyce

Thomas Winstanley

Ernest W. Wider

John B. Bowman

Samuel S. Hake

John B. Bowman

Dennis Ryan

John McMullan

Dennis Ryan

Vital Jarrot

Michael Murphy

Vital Jarrot

John B. Bowman

'John B. Lovingston

John B. Bowman

Henry Jackeisch

John B. Bowman

Daniel Sexton

Henry Jackeisch

William Hamilton



1991-date (Democrat)

1979-91 (Democrat) - Aldermanic reform 18 - 8 members, 1989

1975-79 (Democrat)

1971-75 (Democrat) - Commission form of govt. ends, 1975

1951-71 (Democrat)

1939-51 (Democrat)

1933-39

1927-33 - Died in office

1919-27

1915-19 - Commission form of govt. begins, 1919

1913-15

1911-13

1903-11

1897-03

1895-97

1887-95 (Bowmanite Democrat)

1885-87 (Anti-Bownianite) - dual govt. controversy 1877-79

1883-85 (Affiliation not obvious)

1881-83 (Anti-Bowmanite

1879-81 (Anti-Bowmanite) - dual govt. controversy 1877-70

1879-79 (Bowmanite) - dual govermuent controversy 1877-79

1877-79 (Anti-Bowmanite) - dual govt. controversy - 1877-79

1877-79 - Dual government controversy begins- 1877-79

1875-77 - State legislature grants two year terms again

1872-75 (Democrat)

1871-72 - Fell ill, resigned, improved; reinstated, died in office

1871-71 - Acting mayor

1871-71 - Incapacitated

1870-71 (Republican) - reinstated

1870-70 - Acting mayor

1869-70 - Resigned

1868-69 (Democrat)

1867-68 - Would be a Bowmanite in 1878

1865-67 - Chartered as a city 1865, now electing a mayor

1863-65 - Would be anti-Bowmanite in 1875

1861-63 - Incorporated as village of East St. Louis in 1861

1860-61 - Went on to be sheriff?

1859-60 - President pro tem

1859-59 - Incorporated as village of Illinoistown, with
President of Board of Trustees as chief executive.
Hamilton chosen August '59; expelled from office November 1859

 

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