List of mayors of Ann Arbor, Michigan

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This is a list of mayors of Ann Arbor, Michigan, beginning with Ann Arbor's incorporation as a city on April 4, 1851.

Mayors of Ann Arbor
Mayor Years Political party
George Sedgwick 1851–1855 Whig
James Kingsley 1855–1856 Democrat
William S. Maynard 1856–1858
Philip Bach 1858–1859 Republican
Robert J. Barry 1859–1861 Republican
John F. Miller 1861–1862 Democrat
Charles Spoor 1862–1863
Ebenezer Wells 1863–1865 Democrat
William S. Maynard 1865–1866
Oliver M. Martin 1866–1868 Republican
Christian Eberbach 1868–1869 Republican
Alfred H. Partridge 1869–1870
William D. Harriman 1870–1871 Democrat
Silas H. Douglass 1871–1873
Hiram J. Beakes 1873–1875 Democrat
Edward D. Kinne 1875–1877 Republican
Densmore Cramer 1877–1878 Democrat
Willard B. Smith 1878–1880 Republican
John Kapp 1880–1883 Democrat
William D. Harriman 1883–1885 Democrat
John Kapp 1885–1886 Democrat
John J. Robison 1886–1887 Democrat
Willard B. Smith 1887–1888 Republican
Samuel W. Beakes 1888–1890 Democrat
Charles H. Manly 1890–1891 Democrat
William G. Doty 1891–1893 Democrat
Bradley M. Thompson 1893–1894 Democrat
Cyrenus G. Darling 1894–1895 Republican
Warren E. Walker 1895–1897 Republican
Charles E. Hiscock 1897–1899 Republican
Gottlob Luick 1899–1901 Democrat
Royal S. Copeland 1901–1903 Republican
Arthur Brown 1903–1905 Democrat
Francis M. Hamilton 1905–1907 Republican
James C. Henderson 1907–1909 Democrat
William L. Walz 1909–1913 Democrat
Robert G. MacKenzie 1913–1915 Republican
Charles A. Sauer (died in office) 1915 Republican
Ernst M. Wurster (acting mayor) 1915–1917 Democrat
Ernst M. Wurster 1917–1921 Democrat
George E. Lewis 1921–1925 Republican
Robert A. Campbell 1925–1927 Republican
Edward W. Staebler 1927–1931 Democrat
H. Wirt Newkirk 1931–1933 Republican
Robert A. Campbell 1933–1937 Republican
Walter C. Sadler 1937–1941 Republican
Leigh J. Young 1941–1945 Republican
William E. Brown Jr. 1945–1957 Republican
Samuel J. Eldersveld 1957–1959 Democrat
Cecil O. Creal 1959–1965 Republican
Wendell E. Hulcher 1965–1969 Republican
Robert J. Harris 1969–1973 Democrat
James E. Stephenson 1973–1975 Republican
Albert H. Wheeler 1975–1978 Democrat
Louis D. Belcher 1978–1985 Republican
Edward C. Pierce 1985–1987 Democrat
Gerald D. Jernigan 1987–1991 Republican
Elizabeth S. Brater 1991–1993 Democrat
Ingrid B. Sheldon 1993–2000 Republican
John Hieftje 2000–2014 Democrat
Christopher Taylor 2014–present Democrat

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