List of mayors of Boise, Idaho

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Mayor of Boise, Idaho
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Seal of Boise City
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Incumbent
David H. Bieter

since January 6, 2004
Term length 4 years
Inaugural holder Henry E. Prickett
Formation 1867
Website Mayor's Office

This is a list of Mayors of Boise, Idaho.

Boise mayors were originally elected to one-year terms. The terms were extended to two years in 1881 and to four years in 1965.

David H. Bieter is the incumbent, elected in 2003 and reelected in 2007 and 2011. The next Boise mayoral election is scheduled for November 2015.

Mayor Term
Henry E. Prickett 1867–1868
Thomas B. Hart 1868–1869
Charles Himrod 1869–1872*
George H. Twitchell 1872–1873
Thomas E. Logan 1873–1875
John Lemp 1875–1876
Thomas E. Logan 1876–1878
Charles Himrod 1878–1879
Cyrus Y. Jacobs 1879–1880
Charles P. Bilderback 1880–1881
James A. Pinney 1881–1885
Sol Hasbrouck 1885
James W. Huston 1885–1887
Peter J. Pefley 1887–1889
James A. Pinney 1889–1893
Peter Sonna 1893–1895
W. E. Pierce 1895–1897
Moses Alexander 1897–1899
J. H. Richards 1899–1901
Moses Alexander 1901–1903
James H. Hawley 1903–1905
James A. Pinney 1905–1907
John M. Haines 1907–1909
J. T. Pence 1909–1911
Harry Fritchman 1911–1912
Arthur Hodges 1912–1915
J. W. Robinson 1915–1916
S. H. Hays 1916–1919
Ernest G. Eagleson 1919–1921
Eugene B. Sherman 1921–1925
Ernest G. Eagleson 1925–1927
Herbert F. Lemp 1927
Walter F. Hansen 1927–1929
James P. Pope 1929–1933
Ross Cady 1933
J. J. McCue 1933–1935
Byron E. Hyatt 1935–1936
J. L. Edlefsen 1936–1939
James L. Straight 1939–1941
H. W. Whillock 1941–1942
Austin Walker 1942–1945
Sam S. Griffin 1945–1946
H. W. Whillock 1946–1947
Potter P. Howard 1947–1951
R. E. Edlefsen 1951–1959
Robert L. Day 1959–1961
Eugene W. Shellworth 1961–1965
Jay S. Amyx 1966–1974
Richard Eardley 1974–1986
Dirk Kempthorne 1986–1993
H. Brent Coles 1993–2003
Carolyn Terteling-Payne 2003–2004
David H. Bieter 2004–present

Passages[edit]

Incumbent Reason for Vacancy Appointed Successor Date of Appointment Elected Successor Date of Election
L. B. Lindsay Disqualified, never took office Henry E. Prickett November 19, 1867 Thomas B. Hart January 1868
John Hailey Never took office Charles Himrod July 10, 1871 George H. Twitchell July 8, 1872
Sol Hasbrouck Resigned November 5, 1885 James W. Huston December 28, 1885 Peter J. Pefley July 1887
Harry Fritchman Resigned May 25, 1912 Arthur Hodges May 25, 1912 Arthur Hodges April 1, 1913
J. W. Robinson Recalled June 1, 1916 S. H. Hays June 6, 1916 S. H. Hays April 1917
Herbert F. Lemp Died May 6, 1927 Walter F. Hansen May 6, 1927 James P. Pope April 1929
James P. Pope Resigned February 13, 1933 Ross Cady February 13, 1933 J. J. McCue April 1933
Byron E. Hyatt Died November 11, 1936 J. L. Edlefsen November 11, 1936 J. L. Edlefsen April 1937
H. W. Whillock Resigned May 11, 1942 Austin Walker May 11, 1942 Austin Walker April 1943
Austin Walker
Sam S. Griffin
Died October 31, 1945
Resigned February 25, 1946
Sam S. Griffin
H. W. Whillock
October 31, 1945
February 25, 1946
Potter P. Howard April 1947
Dirk Kempthorne Resigned January 5, 1993 H. Brent Coles January 5, 1993 H. Brent Coles November 1993
H. Brent Coles Resigned February 15, 2003 Carolyn Terteling-Payne February 18, 2003 David H. Bieter November 2003

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