List of mayors of Winston-Salem, North Carolina

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The following is a list of people who have served as the mayor of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, as well as those who served in the predecessor towns of Winston and Salem.

Winston-Salem mayors serve 4-year terms.

Mayors of the town of Salem[edit]

Mayors of Salem from January 1857 to the merger with Winston in May 1913.[1]

  • Charles Brietz (1857-1858)
  • E. A. Vogler (1858-1859)
  • Charles Brietz (1859-1860)
  • Dr. Augustus T. Zevely (1860-1863)
  • John G. Sides (1863-1864)
  • Joshua Boner (1864-1865)
  • Dr. Augustus T. Zevely (1865-1866)
  • Charles Brietz (1866-1867)
  • John P. Vest (1867-1868)
  • Augustus Fogle (1868-1873)
  • John P. Vest (1873-1874)
  • E.A. Vogler (1874-1875)
  • R. L. Patterson (1875-1876)
  • Augustus Fogle (1876-1878)
  • Dr. J. F. Shaffner, Sr. (1878-1884)
  • C. H. Fogle (1884-1888)
  • Augustus Fogle (1888-1889)
  • Henry E. Fries (1889-1892)
  • J. H. Stockton (1892-1893)
  • T. B. Douthit (1893-1894)
  • C. S. Hauser (1894-1896)
  • Samuel E. Butner (1896-1901)
  • J. A. Vance (1901-1903)
  • Samuel E. Butner (1903-1907)
  • Frank H. Vogler (1907-1911)
  • Fred A. Fogle (1911-1913)

Mayors of the town of Winston[edit]

Mayors of Winston between January 1859 and May 1913.[2]

  • William Barrow (1859-1860)
  • P.A. Wilson (1860-1861)
  • Robert Gray (1861-1862)
  • H.K. Thomas (1862-1865)
  • Thomas J. Wilson (1865-1866)
  • T.T. Best (1866-1868)
  • Jacob Tise (1868-1871)
  • J.W. Alspaugh (1871-1872)
  • P.A. Wilson (1882-1883)
  • T.T. Best (1872-1873)
  • J.W. Alspaugh 1873-1874
  • T.T. Best (1874-1875)
  • J.W. Alspaugh (1875-1876)
  • D.P. Mast (1876)
  • A. B. Gorrell (1876-1877)
  • Martin Grogan (1877-1878)
  • A. B. Gorrell (1878-1882)
  • J.C. Buxton (1883-1884)
  • Samuel H. Smith (1884-1885)
  • Charles Buford (1885-1886)
  • Thomas J. Wilson (1886-1887)
  • Charles Buford (1887-1890)
  • D.P. Mast (1890-1892)
  • R. B. Kerner (1892-1893
  • Garland E. Webb (1893-1894)
  • Eugene E. Gray (1894-1896)
  • P.W. Crutchfield (1896-1898)
  • A. B. Gorrell (1898)
  • J.F. Griffith (1898-1900)
  • Oscar B. Eaton (1900-1911)
  • Rufus I. Dalton (1911-1913)

Mayors of the City of Winston-Salem[edit]

Mayors after the 1913 merger of Winston and Salem.[3]

  • Oscar B. Eaton (1913-1917)
  • Robert W. Gorrell (1917-1921)
  • James G. Hanes (1921-1925)
  • Thomas Barber (1925-1929)
  • George W. Coan (1929-1935)
  • W.T. Wilson (1935-1939)
  • James R Fain (1939-1941)
  • R.J. Reynolds (1941-1942)
  • J. Wilbur Crews (1942-1943)
  • George W. Coan (1943-1945)
  • George D. Lentz (1945-1949)
  • Marshall Kurfees (1949-1961)
  • John B. Surratt (1961-1963)
  • M.C. Benton (1963-1970)
  • Franklin Shirley (1970-1977)
  • Wayne Corpening (1977-1989)
  • Martha Wood (1989-1997)
  • Jack Cavanagh (1997-2001)
  • Allen Joines (2001-)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Town of Salem Mayors January 1857 to May 1913". Website of the City of Winston-Salem. Retrieved 14 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Town of Winston Mayors January 1859 to May 1913". Website of the City of Winston-Salem. Retrieved 14 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "City of Winston-Salem Mayors May 1913 to present". Website of the city of Winston-Salem. Retrieved 14 July 2012.