Howard W. Peak

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Howard W. Peak
Mayor of San Antonio, Texas
In office
June 1, 1997 – May 31, 2001
Preceded by William E. "Bill" Thornton
Succeeded by Edward D. Garza
Constituency San Antonio, TX
San Antonio City Council
In office
June 1, 1993 – May 31, 1997
Preceded by Thomas Labatt, III
Succeeded by Tim Bannwolf
Constituency District 9
Personal details
Political party Republican[1]

Howard W. Peak was the mayor of San Antonio, Texas from 1997 to 2001. He was succeeded by Ed Garza.[2]

Among his accomplishments was the development of a system of greenway trails for the city,[3] which was named in his honor after his tenure as mayor.[4][5][6] As of 2017, he is the last Republican to serve as mayor of San Antonio.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Ed Garza New Mayor in San Antonio". The United States Conference of Mayors. 
  2. ^ "Elected Officials of San Antonio". City of San Antonio. 2010. Retrieved 20 December 2010. 
  3. ^ Lainey Berkus, "Howard Peak: His bag is ready for hiking or Harleys", 'San Antonio Express-News, July 23, 2014.
  4. ^ Jennifer R. Lloyd, "Trails renamed for former Mayor Peak", San Antonio Express-News, May 18, 2013.
  5. ^ "Great Parks, Great City - San Antonio Magazine - May 2016 - San Antonio, TX". Retrieved 2016-07-16. 
  6. ^ Gerber, Tim (2015-11-23). "Rider safety a top priority on city's Greenway trails". Retrieved 2016-07-16.