List of mayors of New Orleans

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The post of Mayor of the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, has been held by the following individuals since New Orleans came under American administration following the Louisiana Purchase — the acquisition by the U.S. of 828,800 square miles (2,147,000 km2) of the French territory La Louisiane in 1803:

List of Mayors[edit]

No. Mayor Took Office Left Office Party
1 Etienne de Boré Etienne de Boré.gif November 30, 1803 May 26, 1804[1]
2 James Pitot PitotPortrait.jpg June 2, 1804 July 26, 1805[1]
3 John Watkins July 27, 1805 March 8, 1807
4 James Mather March 9, 1807 May 16, 1812[1]
5 Charles Trudeau[2] May 16, 1812 October 8, 1812
6 Nicholas Girod October 8, 1812 November 5, 1812[3]
7 LeBreton Dorgenois[2] November 6, 1812 December 4, 1812
-- Nicholas Girod December 5, 1812[3] September 4, 1815[1]
8 Augustin de Macarty AugustinDeMacarty.jpg September 4, 1815 May 13, 1820
9 Louis Philippe de Roffignac May 14, 1820 May 10, 1828[1]
10 Denis Prieur May 12, 1828 April 9, 1838 Democratic
11 Paul Bertus[2] April 10, 1838 May 12, 1838
12 Charles Genois May 12, 1838 May 10, 1840 Democratic
13 William Freret May 11, 1840 April 4, 1842 Whig
-- Denis Prieur (2nd term) April 4, 1842 February 7, 1843 Democratic
-- Paul Bertus (2nd term)[2] February 7, 1843 February 26, 1843
-- William Freret (2nd term) February 27, 1843 May 12, 1844 Whig
14 Joseph Edgard Montegut May 13, 1844 April 5, 1846 Democratic
15 Abdiel Crossman Abdil Daily Crossman.jpg May 11, 1846 March 26, 1854 Whig
16 John L. Lewis April 10, 1854 June 17, 1856 Democratic
17 Charles W. Waterman June 17, 1856 June 8, 1858 American
18 Gerald Stith June 21, 1858 June 18, 1860 American
19 John T. Monroe Gallier Hall Interior Mayor Monroe 2.JPG June 18, 1860 May 16, 1862 American
Acting Military Mayors
20 George F. Shepley George F Shepley.jpg May 20, 1862 July 11, 1862
21 Godfrey Weitzel Godfrey Weitzel - Brady-Handy.jpg July 14, 1862 August 5, 1862
22 Jonas H. French August 6, 1862 August 20, 1862
-- Godfrey Weitzel (2nd term) August 21, 1862 September 30, 1862
23 Henry C. Deming MayorHenryCDeming.jpg October 2, 1862 January 30, 1863
24 James F. Miller January 30, 1863 September 12, 1863
25 Edward Henry Durell September 12, 1863 October 30, 1863
-- James F. Miller (2nd term) November 6, 1863 February 2, 1864
26 Stephen Hoyt February 9, 1864 March 21, 1865
27 Hugh Kennedy March 21, 1865 May 5, 1865
28 Samuel Miller Quincy May 5, 1865 June 8, 1865
29 Glendy Burke June 8, 1865 June 28, 1865
-- Hugh Kennedy (2nd term) June 28, 1865 March 18, 1866
30 J. A. D. Rozier March 19, 1866 March 20, 1866
31 George Clark March 20, 1866 May 11, 1866
End of Acting Military Mayors
32 John T. Monroe Gallier Hall Interior Mayor Monroe 2.JPG May 12, 1866 March 28, 1867 Democratic
33 Edward Heath March 28, 1867 June 10, 1868 Republican
34 John R. Conway June 10, 1868 April 4, 1870 Democratic
35 Benjamin Flanders Benjamin Franklin Flanders.jpg April 4, 1870 November 29, 1872 Republican
36 Louis A. Wiltz Louis Alfred Wiltz.jpg November 30, 1872 November 30, 1874 Democratic
37 Charles J. Leeds November 30, 1874 December 19, 1876 Democratic
38 Edward Pilsbury December 19, 1876 November 18, 1878
39 Isaac W. Patton November 18, 1878 December 16, 1880
40 Joseph A. Shakspeare December 16, 1880 November 20, 1882
41 William J. Behan Mayor Behan Painting Cropped.JPG November 20, 1882 April 28, 1884 Democratic
42 J. Valsin Guillotte April 29, 1884 April 23, 1888 Democratic
-- Joseph A. Shakspeare (2nd term) April 23, 1888 April 25, 1892
43 John Fitzpatrick MayorFitzpatrick1895.jpg April 25, 1892 April 27, 1896 Democratic
44 Walter C. Flower   April 27, 1896 May 7, 1900
45 Paul Capdevielle Paul Capdevielle.jpg May 7, 1900 December 5, 1904
46 Martin Behrman Martin Behrman portrait 1919.jpeg December 5, 1904 December 6, 1920 Democratic
47 Andrew J. McShane Andrew J McShane.jpg December 6, 1920 May 4, 1925
-- Martin Behrman (2nd term) MayorBehermanLeavesHomePelicanStreet.jpg May 4, 1925 January 12, 1926 Democratic
48 Arthur J. O'Keefe January 12, 1926 July 15, 1929 Democratic
49 T. Semmes Walmsley July 15, 1929 June 30, 1936 Democratic
50 A. Miles Pratt[2] June 30, 1936 July 15, 1936
51 Fred A. Earhart[2] July 15, 1936 July 15, 1936
52 Jesse S. Cave[2] July 15, 1936 August 17, 1936
53 Robert S. Maestri Robert S Maestri signed photo.jpg August 18, 1936 April 4, 1946 Democratic
54 DeLesseps Story "Chep" Morrison Chep Morrison 1961.jpg April 4, 1946 July 17, 1961 Democratic
55 Victor H. Schiro New Orleans 1962 Mayor Schiro-ST-158-66-62.jpg July 17, 1961 May 2, 1970 Democratic
56 Maurice "Moon" Landrieu Moon Landrieu profile Amstrong Park.jpg May 2, 1970 May 1, 1978 Democratic
57 Ernest Nathan "Dutch" Morial May 1, 1978 May 5, 1986 Democratic
58 Sidney Barthelemy May 5, 1986 May 2, 1994 Democratic
59 Marc Morial MarcMorialNatUrbanLeage.jpg May 2, 1994 May 6, 2002 Democratic
60 C. Ray Nagin Nagin meeting with Bush, Jan 12, 2006, cropped.jpg May 6, 2002 May 3, 2010 Democratic
61 Mitch Landrieu Mitch Landrieu.jpg May 3, 2010 Present Democratic
  1. ^ a b c d e Resigned.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Acting Mayor.
  3. ^ a b Nicholas Girod took a leave of absence from the mayor's office starting November 5, 1812. He resumed his position on December 5, 1812.

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