List of mayors of Vancouver

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Thirty-nine persons have held the office of mayor of Vancouver, British Columbia, since 1886.

No. Dates Mayor Political Affiliation
1 1886–1887 Malcolm MacLean Independent
2 1888–1891 David Oppenheimer Independent
3 1892–1893 Frederick Cope Independent
4 1894 Robert Anderson Independent
5 1895–1896 Henry Collins Independent
6 1897 William Templeton Independent
7 1898–1900 James Garden Independent
8 1901 Thomas Townley Independent
9 1902–1903 Thomas Neelands Independent
10 1904 William McGuigan Independent
11 1905–1906 Frederick Buscombe Independent
12 1907–1908 Alexander Bethune Independent
13 1909 Charles Douglas Independent
14 1910–1911 Louis Taylor Independent
15 1912 James Findlay Independent
16 1913–1914 Truman Baxter Independent
(14) 1915 Louis Taylor Independent
17 1915–1917 Malcolm McBeath Independent
18 1918–1921 Robert Gale Independent
19 1922–1923 Charles Tisdall Independent
20 1924 William Reid Independent
(14) 1925–1928 Louis Taylor Independent
21 1929–1930 William Malkin Independent
(14) 1931–1934 Louis Taylor Independent
22 1935–1936 Gerald McGeer Independent
23 1937–1938 George Miller Independent
24 1939–1940 James Telford Independent
25 1941–1946 Jack Cornett Non-Partisan Association
(22) 1947 Gerald McGeer Non-Partisan Association
26 1947–1948 Charles Jones Non-Partisan Association
- 1948 George Miller Non-Partisan Association
27 1949–1950 Charles Thompson Non-Partisan Association
28 1951–1958 Frederick Hume Non-Partisan Association
29 1959–1962 Thomas Alsbury Independent
30 1963–1966 William Rathie Non-Partisan Association
31 1967–1972 Tom Campbell Independent, later Non-Partisan Association
32 1972–1976 Art Phillips TEAM
33 1976–1980 Jack Volrich TEAM, later Independent
34 1980–1986 Michael Harcourt Independent
35 1986–1993 Gordon Campbell Non-Partisan Association
36 1993–2002 Philip Owen Non-Partisan Association
37 2002–2005 Larry Campbell Cope, later Vision Vancouver
38 2005–2008 Sam Sullivan Non-Partisan Association
39 2008–present Gregor Robertson Vision Vancouver

List of mayors who held higher office[edit]

Two former mayors, Mike Harcourt and Gordon Campbell, went on to become Premier of British Columbia.

George Clark Miller, Sam Sullivan, Art Phillips and James Garden became a provincial MLA after being mayor.

Larry Campbell became a Senator after being mayor.

Gregor Robertson, Charles Douglas, James Lyle Telford, Jonathan Webster Cornett and Charles Edward Tisdall were a provincial MLA prior to becoming mayor.

Jonathan Webster Cornett was reeve of South Vancouver before being Vancouver mayor.

Gerry McGeer was a MLA and cabinet minister before being mayor and became a federal MP and Senator after.

Fictional Mayors[edit]

Dominic Da Vinci, was a fictional mayor of Vancouver played by Nicholas Campbell and was based on real life mayor Larry Campbell.