List of mayors of Lansing, Michigan

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The List[edit]

Lansing, Michigan, was incorporated as a city on February 15, 1859.

  • Hiram H. Smith, 1859
  • John A. Kerr, 1860
  • William H. Chapman, 1861–62
  • Dr. Ira H. Bartholomew, 1863–65
  • Dr. William H. Haze, 1866
  • George W. Peck, 1867
  • Cyrus Hewitt, 1868–69
  • Dr. Solomon W. Wright, 1870
  • John Robson, 1871 and 1881
  • John S. Tooker, 1872–73 and 1876
  • Daniel W. Buck, 1874–75 and 1886
  • Orlando Mack Barnes, 1877
  • Joseph E. Warner, 1878
  • William Van Buren, 1879–80
  • Orlando F. Barnes, 1882–83
  • William Donovan, 1884–85
  • Jacob F. Schultz, 1887
  • John Crotty, 1888
  • James M. Turner, 1889 and 1895
  • Frank B. Johnson, 1890–91
  • Arthur O. Bement, 1892–93
  • Alroy A. Wilbur, 1894
  • Russell C. Ostrander, 1896
  • Charles J. Davis, 1897–99
  • James F. Hammell, 1900–03
  • Hugh Lyons, 1904–07
  • John S. Bennett, 1908–11
  • J. Gottlieb Reutter, 1912–17
  • Jacob W. Ferle, 1918–19 and 1922
  • Benjamin A. Kyes, 1920–21
  • Silas F. Main, 1922–23
  • Alfred H. Doughty, 1923–26
  • Laird J. Troyer, 1927–30
  • Peter F. Gray, 1931–32
  • Max A. Templeton, 1933–41
  • Arthur E. Stoppel, 1941
  • Sam Street Hughes, 1941–42
  • Ralph W. Crego, 1943–61
  • Willard I. Bowerman, Jr., 1961–65
  • Max E. Murninghan, 1965–69
  • Gerald W. Graves, 1969–81
  • Terry John McKane, 1981–92
  • Jim Crawford, 1992–93
  • David Hollister, 1993–2003
  • Antonio Benavides, 2003–2006
  • Virgil Bernero, 2006–present

Sources[edit]

  • The State Journal newspaper; Lansing, Michigan; April 28, 1955; Centennial Issue; pages C-12 to C-18.
  • Early Lansing History, book by James P. Edmonds, 1944, pages 26–27.
  • Out of a Wilderness: an illustrated history of greater Lansing, book by Justin L. Kestenbaum, 1981, page 184.
  • Lansing and its yesterdays; a compilation of a portion of the historical material published in the seventy-fifth edition of the Lansing State Journal, January 1, 1930; page 133.

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