Edward B. Pond

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Edward Bates Pond
Edward B. Pond.jpg
21st Mayor of San Francisco
In office
January 7, 1887 – January 7, 1891
Preceded by Washington Bartlett
Succeeded by George Henry Sanderson
Member of the
San Francisco Board of Supervisors
from Ward 6
In office
1883 – January 7, 1887
Preceded by George Torrens
Succeeded by A.M. Burns
Personal details
Born (1833-09-07)September 7, 1833
Belleville, New York
Died April 22, 1910(1910-04-22) (aged 76)
San Francisco
Political party Democratic

Edward B. Pond (September 7, 1833 – April 22, 1910) was a Democratic politician from California. He was the 21st Mayor of San Francisco from 1887 to 1891. In 1890, he ran for Governor of California. At the California Democratic State Convention, San Francisco Boss Christopher Buckley backed Mayor Pond. Edward B. Pond defeated William D. English of Oakland for the nomination. In the general election, Edward Pond lost to Republican, Henry Markham. The SF Public Library has a picture of him and his house.


He was born in Belleville, New York on September 7, 1833. He died in San Francisco on April 22, 1910.