List of mayors of Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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This is a list of mayors of Milwaukee, Wisconsin:

Mayors of Milwaukee, Wisconsin[edit]

# Mayor Party[1] Sworn In Left Office Comments
1 Solomon Juneau Democrat 1846 1846
2 Horatio N. Wells Democrat 1847 1847
3 Byron Kilbourn Democrat 1848 1848
4 Don A.J. Upham Democrat 1849 1850
5 George H. Walker Democrat 1851 1851
6 Hans Crocker Democrat 1852 1852
7 George H. Walker Democrat 1853 1853 His second, nonconsecutive term
8 Byron Kilbourn Democrat 1854 1854 His second, nonconsecutive term
9 James B. Cross Democrat 1855 1857
10 William A. Prentiss Republican 1858 1859
11 Herman L. Page Democrat 1859 1859
12 William Pitt Lynde Democrat 1860 1860
13 James S. Brown Democrat 1861 1861
14 Horace Chase Democrat 1862 1862
15 Edward O'Neill Democrat 1863 1863
16 Abner Kirby Democrat 1864 1864
17 John J. Tallmadge Democrat 1865 1866
18 Edward O'Neill Democrat 1867 1870 His second, nonconsecutive term
19 Joseph Phillips Democrat 1870 1871
20 Harrison Ludington Republican 1871 1872
21 David G. Hooker Democrat 1872 1873
22 Harrison Ludington Republican 1873 1876 His second, nonconsecutive term
23 Ammi R. Butler Democrat 1876 1878
24 John Black Democrat 1878 1880
25 Thomas H. Brown Republican 1880 1882
26 John M. Stowell Democrat 1882 1884
27 Emil Wallber Republican 1882 1884
28 Thomas H. Brown Republican 1888 1890 His second, nonconsecutive term
29 George W. Peck Democrat 1890 November 11, 1890 Resigned to become Governor of Wisconsin
30 Peter J. Somers Democrat December 6, 1890 June 5, 1893 Resigned after being elected to the House of Representatives
Henry Hase June 5, 1893 July 1, 1893 Acting Mayor
31 John C. Koch Republican 1893 1896
32 William C. Rauschenberger Republican 1896 1898
33 David S. Rose Democrat 1898 1906
34 Sherburn M. Becker Republican 1906 1908
35 David S. Rose Democrat 1908 1910 His second, nonconsecutive term
36 Emil Seidel Socialist 1910 1912
37 Gerhard A. Bading Republican-Democrat Fusion 1912 1916
38 Daniel Webster Hoan Socialist 1916 1940
39 Carl Zeidler Democrat April 15, 1940 April 8, 1942 Resigned to fight in World War II, in which he was killed
40 John Bohn Nonpartisan April 8, 1942 April 20, 1948 Interim mayor until being officially elected in 1944
41 Frank P. Zeidler Socialist April 20, 1948 April 18, 1960
42 Henry W. Maier Democrat April 18, 1960 April 15, 1988
43 John Norquist Democrat April 15, 1988 January 1, 2004 Resigned to head the Congress for the New Urbanism
Marvin Pratt Democrat January 1, 2004 April 15, 2004 Interim mayor
44 Tom Barrett Democrat April 15, 2004 present
  1. ^ As of 1914, the office of mayor of Milwaukee is officially nonpartisan.

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