List of mayors and lord mayors of Adelaide

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Lord Mayor of Adelaide
City of Adelaide Logo.png
Martin Haese.JPG
Incumbent
Martin Haese

since November 2014
StyleThe Right Honourable
First holderJames Hurtle Fisher
DeputySandy Verschoor
WebsiteWebsite
First Adelaide Mayor James Hurtle Fisher ca. 1840
Three Aldermen who also served as Mayor:
Judah Moss Solomon (1869-71);
James Shaw (1888-9);
Frederick Bullock (1891-2)
ca. 1880

This is a list of the mayors and lord mayors of the City of Adelaide, a local government area of South Australia.[1]

The first local government in Australia was formed on 31 October 1840 with the election of nineteen councillors to the new Adelaide Corporation, followed by the councillors' election of a mayor. The first mayor was James Hurtle Fisher and the first council meeting was held on 4 November 1840.[2]

Mayors (1840–1919)[edit]

Mayor Term Image
1 James Hurtle Fisher 1840–1842 Sir James 1836.jpg
2 Thomas Wilson 1842–1843
3 City managed as Government Department 1843–1849
4 City managed by Commissioners 1849–1852
5 James Hurtle Fisher 1852
6 James Hurtle Fisher 1852–1854
7 Joseph Hall 1854–1855
8 John Lazar 1855–1858
9 William Sabben 1858–1859
10 Edmund William Wright 1859
11 Edward Glandfield 1859–1862
12 Thomas English 1862–1863 Thomas English.jpeg
13 Samuel Goode 1863–1864
14 William Townsend 1864–1866 WilliamTownsend-1865-B7002.jpg
15 Henry Robert Fuller 1866–1869 Henry Robert Fuller 2.jpeg
16 Judah Moss Solomon 1869–1871 Judah Moss Solomon.jpeg
17 Adolph Heinrich Friedrich Bartels 1871–1873 Adolph Bartels.jpeg
18 William Dixon Allott 1873–1874
19 John Colton 1874–1875 John colton.jpg
20 Caleb Peacock 1875–1877 CalebPeacock-1878-B8767.jpg
21 Henry Scott 1877–1878
22 William Christie Buik 1878–1879
23 Edwin Thomas Smith 1879–1882 ET Smith-1887-B10252.jpg
24 Henry Robert Fuller 1882–1883
25 William Bundey 1883–1886 William Bundey (mayor).jpeg
26 Edwin Thomas Smith 1886–1887
27 Sir Edwin Thomas Smith 1887–1888
28 James Shaw 1888–1889 JamesShaw(mayor)-1889-B6226.jpg
29 Lewis Cohen 1889–1890 Sir Lewis Cohen.jpg
30 Frederick William Bullock 1891–1892 F.W.Bullock 1880 B16763 31.jpg
31 Charles Willcox 1892–1894 Sir Charles Willcox.jpg
32 Charles Tucker 1894–1898 CharlesTucker-1902-B6691 36.jpg
33 Arthur Wellington Ware 1898–1901 Arthur Wellington Ware.jpg
34 Lewis Cohen 1901–1904
35 Theodore Bruce 1904–1907
36 Frank Johnson 1907–1909
37 Lewis Cohen 1909–1911
38 Sir John Lavington Bonython[3] 1911–1913 John Lavington Bonython-1913-PRG280 1 14 296.jpg
39 Alfred Allen Simpson 1913–1915
40 Isaac Isaacs 1915–1917 IsaacIsaacs-Mayor.jpg
41 Charles Richmond Glover 1917–1919 Charles Richmond John Glover.jpeg

Lord mayors (since 1919)[edit]

The Official styled title of the Lord Mayor of Adelaide is The Right Honourable Lord Mayor of Adelaide.

The styled title The Right Honourable, (which has no connection with the Privy Council) attaches to the title of Lord Mayor, and not to their names, and is relinquished upon leaving office.

Lord Mayor Term Image
41 Charles Richmond Glover 1919 CharlesGlover-1919-B55002.jpg
42 Frank Beaumont Moulden 1919–1921
43 Lewis Cohen 1921–1923 Sir Lewis Cohen.jpg
44 Charles Richmond Glover 1923–1925
45 Wallace Bruce 1925–1927
46 Sir John Lavington Bonython 1927–1930 John Lavington Bonython-1913-PRG280 1 14 296.jpg
47 Charles Richmond Glover 1930–1933
48 Jonathan Robert Cain 1933–1937
49 Arthur Barrett 1937–1941
50 Arden Seymour Hawker 1941–1943
51 Reginald Walker 1943–1946
52 John McLeay 1946–1949
53 Arthur Ernest William Short 1949–1950[4]
54 John McLeay 1949–1950
55 Arthur Rymill 1950–1953
56 John Scott Philps 1954–1957
57 Lancelot Morton Spiller Hargrave 1957–1960
58 Charles John Glover 1960–1963
59 James Campbell Irwin 1963–1966
60 Walter Lewis Bridgland 1966–1968
61 Robert Evelyn Porter 1968–1971
62 William Hubert Hayes 1971–1973
63 Robert Wyndham Clampett 1973–1975
64 John Justin Roche 1975–1977
65 George Joseph 1977–1979
66 James Vincent Seaton Bowen 1979–1981
67 Arthur John Watson 1981–1983
68 Wendy Chapman 1983–1985
69 James Bickford Jarvis 1985–1987
70 Steve Condous 1987–1993
71 Henry Jacques Ninio 1993–1997
72 Jane Lomax-Smith 1997–2000
73 Alfred Huang 2000–2003
74 Michael Harbison 2003–2010 Michael Harbison DF-SD-07-24063.jpg
75 Stephen Yarwood 2010–2014 Yarwood cropped.jpg
76 Martin Haese 2014–2018 Martin Haese.JPG
77 Sandy Verschoor 2018-present

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lord Mayors and Mayors of the City of Adelaide" (PDF). adelaidecitycouncil.com.au. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 January 2013.
  2. ^ "History of the Council". adelaidecitycouncil.com. Archived from the original on 12 December 2013.
  3. ^ Until the widower Bonython remarried in December 1912, his sister Mrs H. A. Parsons served as acting Mayoress at official functions.
  4. ^ A. E. W. Short died within 3 weeks of assuming office

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