Henry R. Luscher

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Henry R. Luscher
Public Works Commissioner of Mobile
In office
1953–1961
Preceded by unknown
Succeeded by George E. McNally
Personal details
Born Mobile, Alabama

Henry R. Luscher was a Mobile, Alabama-area community leader and politician who served two terms as the city's Public Safety Commissioner and several stints as the city's Mayor. All of his terms as Mayor of Mobile were when the title was co-extensive with the presidency of the City Commission. He was defeated for re-election in 1961 by challenger George E. McNally, the first open Republican elected to office in Mobile since Reconstruction. Luscher had also served as King of the Mobile Carnival Association during his youth.

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Preceded by
Charles F. Hackmeyer
Public Safety Commissioner of Mobile
1953 — 1961
Succeeded by
Lambert C. Mims
Preceded by
Charles A. Baumhauer
79th Mayor of Mobile
1953 — 1954
Succeeded by
Charles F. Hackmeyer
Preceded by
Joseph N. Langan
82nd Mayor of Mobile
1956 — 1957
Succeeded by
Joseph N. Langan
Preceded by
Joseph N. Langan
84th Mayor of Mobile
1958 — 1959
Succeeded by
Joseph N. Langan
Preceded by
Joseph N. Langan
86th Mayor of Mobile
1960 — 1961
Succeeded by
George E. McNally