John L. Lewis (New Orleans)
John Lawson Lewis (March 26, 1800 – May 15, 1886) was the 17th mayor of New Orleans (April 10, 1854 – June 17, 1856). He had previously served in the Louisiana State Senate and as sheriff of Orleans Parish. During the American Civil War, in the seventh decade of his life, Lewis served in the Confederate Louisiana Militia as a general.
- Joshua Lewis (judge), his father
| Mayor of New Orleans
April 10, 1854 – June 17, 1856
Charles M. Waterman
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