List of mayors of Kingston, Ontario

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This a list of mayors of Kingston, Ontario.

In Office Mayor Born/Died Notes
1838 Thomas Kirkpatrick (1805-1870) First mayor after Kingston becomes Town. First member of parliament for Frontenac.
1839 Henry Cassaday (1797-1839) Died in Office.
1839-1840 James Sampson (1789-1861)
1841-1843 John Counter (1799-1862)
1844 James Sampson (1789-1861)
1844-1845 Thomas Weeks Robison (1810-1866)
1846 Robert McLean (1806-?) Disappeared after being ousted from office due to amalgamation.
1846 John Counter (1799-1862) First mayor after incorporation as city.
1847 Thomas Kirkpatrick (1805-1870)
1848 William Ford Jr. (1811-1893)
1849 Francis Manning Hill (1809-1854)
1850 John Counter (1799-1862)
1851 Francis Manning Hill (1809-1854)
1852-53 John Counter (1799-1862)
1854 John Flanigan (1815-1888)
1855 John Counter (1799-1862)
1855-1856 Overton Smith Gildersleeve (1825-1864)
1857 George Davidson (1810-1887)
1858 John Flanigan (1799-1862)
1859-1860 Orlando Sampson Strange (1826-1906)
1861-62 Overton Smith Gildersleeve (1825-1864)
1863-1865 John Creighton (1817-1885) Elected by acclamation 1864, 1865
1866-1868 John Breden (1801-1893)
1869-1870 William Robinson (1824-1912)
1871 Archibald Livingston (1827-1890)
1872 Samuel Trangott Drennan (1819-1882)
1873 Henry Cunningham (1831-1904)
1874-1875 Michael Sullivan (1838-1915)
1876 Byron M. Britton (1833-1920)
1877 John McKelvey (1837-1927)
1878 John McIntyre (1843-1916)
1879 Charles Fuller Gildersleeve (?-1906) Also first president of the Kingston and Pembroke Railway c1871-c1900.
1880 Robert John Carson (1846-1935)
1881 Edward John Barker Pense (1848-1910) Also the owner of the newspaper, the Daily British Whig.
1882 John Gaskin (1840-1908)
1883 Charles Livingston Sr. (1825-1888)
1884 Dr. James McCammon (1833-1884)
1885 Edward Handley Smythe (1844-1903)
1886 John Lanyon Whiting (1852-1922)
1887 John Carson (1858-1912)
1888-1889 James Duncan Thompson (1848-1910)
1890-1891 William Melville Drennan (1853-1900)
1892 Donald M. McIntyre (1855-1931)
1893 Neil Currie Polson (1852-1940)
1894 Dr. John Herald (?-1905)
1895 Clark William Wright (1859-1916)
1896 Robert Elliott (1861-?)
1897 John S. Skinner (?-1897)
1898 Charles Livingston Jr. (1857-1931) Son of Charles Livingston Sr.
1899 Dr. Edward Ryan (1860-1938)
1900 James Arnott Minnes (1868-1927)
1901 Robert Edwin Kent (1861-?)
1902 John Morgan Shaw (?-1925)
1903-1904 Dr. John Howatt Bell (1867-1940)
1905 Robert Newton Frederick McFarlane (?-1934)
1906-1907 John McDonald Mowat (1873-1916) Death date estimated. Went missing in action during WWI.
1908 Dr. Arthur Edward Ross (1870-1952) Represented Kingston as MLA and MP.
1909-1910 Daniel Couper (1863-1925)
1911 Christopher L. Graham
1912 Franklin John Hoag (1868-1957)
1913 Timothy John Rigney (1872-1967)
1914 Robert D. Sutherland (1871-1935)
1915 Abraham Shaw (1848-1922)
1916 Dr. Alexander White Richardson (18??-1938)
1917-1918 John McKane Hughes (?-1932)
1919 Henry Wallace Newman (1875-1926)
1920-1921 Hugh Collamer Nickle (1874-1946)
1922 Samuel S. Corbet (1870-1959)
1923-1926 Thomas Bryant Angrove (1869-1903)
1927 Havelock Ford Price (1862-1930)
1928-1930 William H. Craig (1880-1930)
1931-1932 George Clark Wright (1885-1956) Son of Clark William Wright
1933 Dr. Bruce Hopkins (1886-1971)
1934 William P. Peters
1935 John Clifford Reynolds (1897-?)
1936 George Hanson (1862-1938)
1937 Charles P. Dalton
1938-1943 Dr. Harry A. Stewart ( - 1970)
1944-1945 Cecil Leroy Boyd (1889-1954)
1946-1948 Major James Stuart Crawford (1894-1947) Did not complete last term
1948-1952 Clifford Austin Curtis (1899-1981)
1953-1956 George Clark Wright (1885-1956) Died while completing last term in office.
1956 Russell E. McCullough (1906-2000)
1957-1958 Frank P. Boyce (1890-1985)
1959-1964 William Thomas Mills (1924-2011)
1965-1968 Robert A. Fray (1909-1993)
1969-1972 Ernest Valorie Swain
1973-1976 George Nicholas Speal (1932-2008)
1977-1979 Ken Keyes (1930-?)
1980-1988 John Gerretsen (1942-Present)
1988-1993 Helen Cooper (1946-Present)
1993-1994 Ken Matthews (?-Present)
1994-2000 Gary H. Bennett (?-Present)
2000-2003 Isabel Turner (?-Present)
2003-2010 Harvey Rosen (?-Present)
2010-present Mark Gerretsen (1975-Present) Son of former mayor John Gerretsen

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