List of mayors of San Jose, California

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This is a list of mayors of San Jose, California from its incorporation in 1850.

  1. Josiah Belden 1850–1851
  2. Thomas White 1851–1854
  3. O. H. Allen 1854–1855
  4. Sherman Otis Houghton 1855–1856
  5. Lawrence Archer 1856
  6. John M. Murphy 1856
  7. George Givens 1856–1857
  8. Ranson G. Moody 1857–1858
  9. Peter O. Minor 1858–1859
  10. Thomas Fallon 1859–1860
  11. Richard B. Buckner 1860–1861
  12. Joseph W. Johnson 1861–1863
  13. John Alonzo Quinby 1863–1868
  14. Mark Leavenworth 1868–1870
  15. Adolph Pfister 1870–1873
  16. Bernard D. Murphy 1873–1877
  17. George B. McKee 1877–1878
  18. Lawrence Archer 1878–1880
  19. Bernard D. Murphy 1880–1882
  20. Charles J. Martin 1882–1884
  21. Campbell Thompson Settle 1884–1886
  22. Charles W. Breyfogle 1886–1887
  23. Samuel Watson Boring 1887–1890
  24. Samuel N. Rucker 1890–1894
  25. Paul P. Austin 1894–1896
  26. Valentine Koch 1896–1898
  27. Charles J. Martin 1898–1902
  28. George D. Worswick 1902–1906
  29. Henry D. Mathews 1906–1908
  30. Charles W. Davison 1908–1910
  31. Thomas Monahan 1910–1914
  32. Fred R. Husted 1914–1916
  33. Elmer E. Chase 1916–1918 1
  34. Charles M. O'Brian 1918–1920
  35. Albert C. Jayet 1920–1922
  36. M. E. Arnerich 1922–1924
  37. Joseph T. Brooks 1924–1926
  38. Dan W. Gray 1926–1928
  39. Fred Doerr 1928–1930
  40. W. L. Biebrach 1930–1932
  41. A. M. Meyer 1932–1934
  42. Charles Bishop 1934–1936
  43. Richard French 1936–1938
  44. Clyde L. Fischer 1938–1940
  45. Harry Young 1940–1944
  46. Earl Campbell 1944–1945
  47. Ernest E. Renzel 1945–1946
  48. Albert J. Ruffo 1946–1948
  49. Fred Watson 1948–1950
  50. Clark L. Bradley 1950–1952
  51. Parker Hathaway 1952–1954
  52. George Starbird 1954–1956
  53. Robert Doerr 1956–1958
  54. Louis Solari 1958–1960
  55. Paul Moore 1960–1962
  56. Robert Welch 1962–1964
  57. Joseph L. Pace 1964–1967
  58. Ron James 1967–1971 - First popularly elected Mayor of San Jose[1]
  59. Norman Mineta 1971–1975
  60. Janet Gray Hayes 1975–1983 - First woman to serve as Mayor of San Jose
  61. Tom McEnery 1983–1991
  62. Susan Hammer 1991–1999
  63. Ron Gonzales 1999–2007
  64. Chuck Reed January 9, 2007–Present

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1Elmer E. Chase was the first mayor who was not the city's chief executive; the city moved to a council-manager government corresponding to his election. Chase and all following mayors are simply the president of the city council.