List of mayors of Carrboro, North Carolina

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This page lists the persons who have served as mayor of the Town of Carrboro, North Carolina since the town's incorporation as the Town of Venable in 1911. The town's Board of Aldermen is composed of the mayor, who serves a term of 2 years, as well as 6 alderpersons serving staggered terms of 4 years (see List of alderpersons of Carrboro, North Carolina).

  • William H. Parker (1911-1917; 1937-1941)[1][2]
  • Thomas "Newt" Mann (1917-1918; 1923-1927)[2]
  • Braxton Bynum Lloyd (1918-1919)[2]
  • Hyde Bryan Durham (1919-1923; 1927-1933)[2]
  • Seaton E. Lloyd (1923)[2]
  • Clifton C. Head (1933-1935)[2]
  • Roy Rigsbee (1935-1937)[2]
  • Robert B. Studebaker (1941-1943)[2]
  • Isaac A. West (1943-1949)[2]
  • Isaac F. "Dawson" Hardy (1949-1951)[2]
  • J. Sullivan "Hoot" Gibson (1951-1955)[2]
  • Robert B. Todd (1955-1960)[2]
  • Charles Taylor Ellington (1960-1966)[2]
  • H. Bryant Hackney (1966-1967)[2]
  • T. Hughes Lloyd (1967-1971)[2]
  • Robert J. Wells (1971-1975)[2]
  • Ruth West (1975–1977)[2][3]
  • Robert W. Drakeford (1977–1983)[2]
  • James V. Porto, Jr (1983–1987)[2]
  • Ellie Kinnaird (1987–1995)[2]
  • Mike Nelson (1995–2005)[2]
  • Mark Chilton (2005–2013)[2]
  • Lydia Lavelle (2013– )[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Pratt, Joseph Hyde. (1914.) "Good Roads Days: November 5 and 6, 1913." Economic Paper No. 35. North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v No author listed. (April 2011.) Carrboro Centennial Commemorative: Celebrating 100 Years in the Paris of the Piedmont. Accessed November 6, 2013.
  3. ^ Orange County Commission for Women (April 1994). First Women of Orange County: Women's History Month Project, 1993–1994. Accessed July 15, 2007.
  4. ^ Velliquette, Beth. (December 4, 2013.) Carrboro's Lavelle becomes North Carolina's 1st openly lesbian mayor. Accessed December 4, 2013.