List of mayors of Sacramento, California

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This is a list of mayors of Sacramento, California. The Sacramento City Council met for the first time on August 1, 1849 and the citizens approved the city charter on October 13, 1849. The City Charter was recognized by the State of California on February 27, 1850 and Sacramento was incorporated on March 18, 1850.[1]

Mayors of Sacramento, California
Year Mayor Notes and references
2008–Present Kevin Johnson First African-American mayor to serve in office.
2000–2008 Heather Fargo
1999–2000 Jimmie R. Yee Served as an interim mayor.
1993–1999 Joe Serna, Jr. Died in office.
1983–1992 Anne Rudin First elected female mayor in Sacramento.
1982–1983 R. Burnett Miller
1975–1982 Phil Isenberg
1968–1975 Richard H. Marriott
1966–1967 Walter Christensen
1960–1965 James B. McKinney
1956–1959 Clarence L. Azevedo
1954–1955 H. H. Hendren
1954 W. A. Hicks Resigned from office.
1952–1953 Leslie E. Wood
1950–1951 Bert E. Geisreiter[2]
1948–1949 Belle Cooledge First female mayor to serve in office.
1946–1947 George L. Klumpp
1938–1945 Tom B. Monk
1936–1937 Arthur D. Ferguson
1934–1935 Thomas P. Scollan
1930–1933 C. H. S. Bidwell
1928–1929 R. E. Conley
1926–1927 A. E. Goddard
1921–1925 Albert Elkus
1920–1921 Charles A. Bliss
1919–1920 John Q. Brown
1917–1919 D. W. Carmichael
1915–1917 G. C. Simmons
1912–1915 M. J. Burke
1910–1912 M. R. Beard
1908–1909 Clinton F. White
1906–1907 M. R. Beard
1904–1905 W. J. Hassett
1900–1903 George H. Clark
1898–1899 William Land
1896–1897 C. H. Hubbard
1893–1895 B. U. Steinman
1889–1892 W. D. Comstock
1887–1888 Eugene J. Gregory
1881–1886 John Q. Brown
1878–1880 Jabez Turner
1872–1877 Christopher Green
1863–1871 Charles Heman Swift
1859–1862 W. Shattuck
1858 Henry Lambard Nichols
1857 Joseph Palmer Dyer
1856 Benjamin Barnard Redding
1855 James Lawrence English
1854 R. P. Johnson
1853 James Richmond Hardenberg
1852 C. I. Hutchinson
1851 James Richmond Hardenberg (1814-?)
1850 Horace Smith
1850 Hardin Bigelow
1849 Albert Maver Winn
1849 William Stout First mayor of Sacramento, California. He was mayor for three weeks.

See also : Lists of incumbents

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Center for Sacramento History". Cityofsacramento.org. 1972-09-04. Retrieved 2012-05-23. 
  2. ^ "Nurseryman, Former Mayor Bert Geisreiter, 83, Dies". Sacramento Bee. June 20, 1987. Retrieved 2012-09-15. "Bert E. Geisreiter, a former Sacramento mayor who first ran for election in 1947 as a last-minute candidate and ended up serving nine years on the City Council, died at home Friday following a long illness. He was 83. ..."