List of mayors of Geelong

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This is a list of the mayors of the City of Greater Geelong, a local government area, and the second largest city in Victoria, Australia. Before amalgamation in 1993 the central area of Geelong was covered by the City of Geelong, with the surrounding suburbs falling into the Shire of Barrabool, Shire of Bannockburn, Rural City of Bellarine, Shire of Corio, City of Geelong West, City of Newtown, and City of South Barwon.[1]

Town of Geelong (1849–1910)[edit]

# Mayor Term
1 Foster Fyans 1849–1850
2 Alexander Thomson 1850–1851
3 James Austin 1851–1852
4 James Cowie 1852–1853
5 Dr William Baylie 1853–1855
6 Alexander Thomson 1855–1858
7 William Burrow 1858–1860
8 William Bell 1860–1862
9 Edward Knight 1862–1863
10 Andrew Parker 1863–1864
11 Charles Kernot 1864–1865
12 Robert de Bruce Johnstone 1865–1868
13 Thomas Newnham Couves 1868–1870
14 William Francis Ducker 1870–1872
15 Robert Reeves 1872–1873
16 George Frederick Belcher 1873–1874
17 William Upton 1874–1875
18 George Frederick Belcher 1875–1876
19 John Garratt 1876–1878
20 Joseph Henry Connor 1878–1880
21 George Cunningham 1880–1883
22 John Longville Price 1883–1884
23 George Martin 1884–1885
24 William Newton Sommers 1885–1886
25 William Bell 1886–1887
26 Henry Meakin 1887–1888
27 William Humble 1888–1889
28 William Picken Carr 1889–1890
29 James Strong 1890–1891
30 Joseph Henry Connor 1891–1892
31 John Rout Hopkins 1892–1893
32 Joseph Grey 1893–1894
33 Horace Frank Richardson 1894–1896
34 Sidney Austin 1896–1899
35 William Picken Carr 1899–1901
36 Solomon Jacobs 1901–1902
37 Isaac Hodges 1902–1903
38 Neil Campbell 1903–1905
39 Thomas Edward Bostock 1905–1908
40 Walter Higgins 1908–1909
41 Herbert Arthur Austin 1909–1910

City of Geelong (1910–1993)[edit]

# Mayor Term
42 Edward Philpott 1910–1911
43 Robert Williams 1911–1912
44 William Robert Anderson 1912–1913
45 Edward George Gurr 1913–1914
46 William Brownbill 1914–1915
47 Arthur John Holden 1915–1916
48 George Frederick Taylor 1916–1917
49 Howard Hitchcock 1917–1922
50 Joseph Charles King 1922–1923
51 Robert Purnell 1923–1924
52 Francis Ritchie 1924–1925
53 Joseph Alexander Thear 1925–1926
54 Julius Solomon 1926–1927
55 Thomas Walls 1927–1928
56 Solomon Jacobs 1928–1930
57 Oswald Hearne 1930–1932
58 Edward Allan McDonald 1932–1935
59 Charles Naples Brown 1935–1938
60 Solomon Jacobs 1938–1939
61 Robert Charles Thear 1939–1942
62 Frederick Hilton Wallace 1942–1945
63 J. J. Young 1945–1948
64 Frank Evan Richardson 1948–1949
65 Bervin Ellis Purnell 1949–1952
66 Morris Jacobs 1952–1954
67 Sir Roy Fidge 1954–1956
68 Albert Leslie Backwell 1956–1959
69 Vautin Andrews 1959–1961
70 Ranald McAllister 1961–1964
71 Sir Roy Fidge 1964–1968
72 Oliver Wood 1968–1971
73 James Dowsett 1971–1973
74 Harold George Verrall 1973–1975
75 John Holt 1975–1977
76 Howard Glover 1977–1980
77 Des Podbury 1980–1982
78 Graham Bruce Adams 1982–1983
79 Ian Inglis 1983–1985
80 Hayden Spurling 1985–1987
81 Jim Fidge 1987–1989
82 Brian Fowler 1989–1991
83 Frank De Stefano 1991–1993

Commissioners (1993–1995)[edit]

Commissioners Term
Bill Dix (Chairman) 1993–1995
Glyn Jenkins (Deputy Chairman) 1993–1995
Frank Wilkes 1993–1995
Toni McCormack 1993–1995

City of Greater Geelong (since 1993)[edit]

# Mayor Term
84 Gerry Smith 1995–1998
85 Ken Jarvis 1998–2000
86 Michael Crutchfield 2000–2001
87 Srečko Kontelj 2001–2002
88 Barbara Abley 2002–2004
89 Ed Coppe 2004
90 Shane Dowling 2004–2005
91 Peter McMullin 2005–2006
92 Bruce Harwood 2006–2008
93 John Mitchell 2008–2012
94 Keith Fagg 2012-2013[2]
95 Bruce Harwood 2013 (acting)
95 Darryn Lyons 2013–

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