List of mayors of Compton, California

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Mayor of Compton, California
ComptonSeal.png
Aja Brown 0021.jpg
Incumbent
Aja Brown

since July 2, 2013
Inaugural holder C.A. Dickison
Formation 1924
Salary $7,200/year
Website City of Compton-Aja Brown, Mayor

This is a list of mayors of Compton, California.

Mayors[edit]

# Image Mayor Term Party Notes
1 No image.svg C. A. Dickison 1924–1933 Republican First mayor
2 No image.svg C. S. Smith 1933–1936 Democratic First Democratic mayor
3 No image.svg A. Leroy Aylmer 1936–1941 Republican It is unclear who served from 1941 until 1945.
4 No image.svg Roy W. Tarleton 1945–1946 Republican
5 No image.svg Milton Andrew 1946
6 No image.svg Monte Snavely 1946 Democratic
7 No image.svg Harry T. Laugharn 1946–1953
8 No image.svg Frank G. Bussing 1953–1957 Republican
9 Del M. Clawson.jpg Del M. Clawson 1957–1963 Republican Most recent Republican mayor
10 No image.svg Chester R. Crain 1963–1969 Democratic Most recent white mayor
11 No image.svg Douglas Dollarhide 1969–1973 Democratic First black mayor
12 No image.svg Doris A. Davis 1973–1977 Democratic First female mayor
13 No image.svg Lionel Cade 1977–1981 Democratic
14 No image.svg Walter R. Tucker, Jr. 1981–1990 Democratic
15 Walter R. Tucker.jpg Walter R. Tucker III 1991–1992 Democratic
16 No image.svg Omar Bradley 1993–2001
17 No image.svg Eric J. Perrodin 2001–July 2, 2013
18 Aja Brown 0021.jpg Aja Brown July 2, 2013– Democratic Youngest mayor elected

While 65% of Compton's residents are Hispanic or Latino American, there is yet to be a Hispanic mayor.[1]

Mayoral races[edit]

(winners are in bold)

Year Incumbent Challenger
2013 Eric J. Perrodin
Aja Brown[2]
4,724
2009 Eric J. Perrodin
3,041
Lynn Boone
478
2005 Eric J. Perrodin
3,548
Cecil W. Rhambo, Jr.
1,204
2001 Omar Bradley
5,103
Eric J. Perrodin
5,367
1997 Omar Bradley Unknown
1993 Omar Bradley
3,483
Patricia A. Moore
3,134
1991* Walter R. Tucker III
2,389
Patricia A. Moore
1,863
1989 Walter R. Tucker, Jr. E. Boyd (Chuck) Esters
1985 Walter R. Tucker, Jr.
6,588
Maxcy D. Filer
1,065
1981 Lionel Cade
2,791
Walter R. Tucker, Jr.
4,338
1977 Lionel Cade
3,494
Walter R. Tucker, Jr.
3,184
1973 Douglas Dollarhide
4,867
Doris A. Davis
6,063
1969 Douglas Dollarhide
5,711
Walter R. Tucker, Jr.
4,072
1965 Chester R. Crain Conway Cooke
1961 Del Clawson
4,656
Unopposed
1953 Frank G. Bussing Edmund F. Shaheen
1949 Harry Laugharn Unknown
1933 C. A. Dickison
855
C. S. Smith
971
1929 C. A. Dickison
1,001
Ivy Clark
720

NOTE: If no incumbent, winner is listed first.

  • (*) Special election to fill vacancy. Highest vote getter wins, even with less than 50% of vote.

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