Ed Struiksma

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Ed Struiksma
Member of San Diego City Council representing the Fifth District
In office
Preceded byLinda Bernhardt
Succeeded byFred Shnaubelt
Acting Mayor of San Diego
In office
December 5, 1985 – June 3, 1986
Preceded byRoger Hedgecock
Succeeded byMaureen O'Connor
Personal details
Edward Ray Ellam Struiksma

San Diego,California
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)May Damadan Struiksma
ResidenceSan Diego
ProfessionMarine, police officer

Ed Struiksma is an American Republican politician from California. He served two terms on the San Diego City Council representing District 5.[1] He served as acting Mayor of San Diego after the resignation of Roger Hedgecock until the special election of Maureen O'Connor.[2]

Prior to elected office, Struiksma served in the Vietnam War as a member of the United States Marine Corps. After leaving the Marines, he worked as a police officer for the City of San Diego for nine years.[3]


  1. ^ "Council District 5, City of San Diego" (PDF). Election History. City of San Diego. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  2. ^ UPI (11 December 1985). "San Diego mayor quits, is sentenced". Telegraph-Herald. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  3. ^ Acuna, Armando (11 December 1985). "Ex-Policeman Struiksma Steps into the Role of Acting Mayor". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
Political offices
Preceded by
Roger Hedgecock
Mayor of San Diego, California (acting)
Succeeded by
Maureen O'Connor