List of mayors of Savannah, Georgia

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Mayor of Savannah
Savannah official seal.png
Seal of City of Savannah
Incumbent
Eddie Deloach

since December 1, 2015
Style The Honorable
Term length 4 years, no term limits
Inaugural holder John Houstoun
Formation 1790
Salary $58,898[1]
Website www.savannahga.gov

The Mayor is the highest elected official in Savannah, Georgia. Since its incorporation in 1789, the town has had 64 mayors.[2]

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Mayor Edward C. Anderson (1865–1869, 1873–1877) was the first mayor after the Civil War.
Mayor Julius Lewis, Jr. (1966–1970) was the first Republican and non-Democrat mayor since the Civil War.
Mayor Floyd Adams, Jr. (1996–2003) was the first African-American mayor of Savannah.
# Mayor Term start Term end Terms   Party
1 John Houstoun 1790 1791 1 None
2 Thomas Gibbons 1791 1792 1 None
3 Joseph Habersham 1792 1793 1 None
4 William Sephens 1793 1794 1 None
(2) Thomas Gibbons 1794 1795 1 None
(4) William Sephens 1795 1796 1 None
5 John Noel 1796 1797 1 None
6 John Glen 1797 1798 1 None
7 Matthew H. McAllister 1798 1799 1 Democratic-Republican
(2) Thomas Gibbons 1799 1801 2 Democratic-Republican
8 David B. Mitchell 1801 1802 1 Democratic-Republican
9 Charles Harris 1802 1804 2 Democratic-Republican
(5) John Noel 1804 1807 3 Democratic-Republican
10 William Davies 1807 1807 12 Democratic-Republican
(9) Charles Harris 1807 1808 12 Democratic-Republican
11 John Williamson 1808 1809 1 Democratic-Republican
12 William Bulloch 1809 1811 2 Democratic-Republican
13 Thomas Mendenhall 1811 1811 12 Democratic-Republican
(12) William Bulloch 1811 1812 12 Democratic-Republican
14 George Jones 1812 1814 2 Democratic-Republican
(7) Matthew H. McAllister 1814 1815 Partial Democratic-Republican
15 Thomas Charlton 1815 1817 2 12 Democratic-Republican
16 James Wayne 1817 1819 2 Democratic-Republican
(15) Thomas Charlton 1819 1821 1 12 Democratic-Republican
17 James Morrison 1821 1824 3 12 Democratic-Republican
18 William Daniell 1824 1826 2 Jacksonian
19 Joseph W. Jackson 1826 1828 2 Jacksonian
20 William T. Williams 1828 1830 2 Democratic
21 William Waring 1830 1832 2 Democratic
22 George W. Owens 1832 1833 Partial Democratic
(20) William T. Williams 1833 1834 1 12 Democratic
23 William Gordon 1834 1836 1 12 Democratic
24 William Cuyler 1836 1836 12 Democratic
25 John Nicoll 1836 1837 1 Democratic
(7) Matthew H. McAllister 1837 1839 1 12 Democratic
26 Robert M. Charlton 1839 1841 2 12 Democratic
(20) William T. Williams 1841 1842 1 Democratic
27 Richard Arnold 1842 1843 1 Whig
(20) William T. Williams 1843 1844 1 Democratic
28 Richard Wayne 1844 1845 1 Democratic
29 Henry Burroughs 1845 1848 3 Whig
(28) Richard Wayne 1848 1851 3 Democratic
(27) Richard Arnold 1851 1852 1 Whig
(28) Richard Wayne 1852 1853 1 Democratic
30 James E. Ward 1853 1854 1 Democratic
31 Edward Anderson 1854 1856 2 American
32 James Screven 1856 1857 1 Democratic
(28) Richard Wayne 1857 1858 Partial Democratic
33 Thomas Turner 1858 1859 1 12 Democratic
(27) Richard Arnold 1859 1860 1 American
34 Charles Jones 1860 1861 1 Democratic (Southern)
35 Thomas Purse 1861 1862 1 Democratic (Southern)
36 Thomas Holcombe 1862 1863 1 Democratic (Southern)
(27) Richard Arnold 1863 1865 1 Democratic (Southern)
37 Edward C. Anderson 1865 1869 4 Democratic
38 John Screven 1869 1873 4 Democratic
(37) Edward C. Anderson 1873 1877 2 Democratic
39 John Wheaton 1877 1883 3 Democratic
40 Rufus E. Lester 1883 1889 3 Democratic
41 John Schwarz 1889 1891 1 Democratic
42 John McDonough 1891 1895 2 Democratic
43 Herman Myers 1895 1897 1 Democratic
44 Peter Meldrim 1897 1899 1 Democratic
(43) Herman Myers 1899 1907 4 Democratic
45 George Tiedeman 1907 1913 3 Democratic
46 Richard Davant 1913 1915 1 12 Democratic
47 Wallace Pierpont 1915 1919 1 12 Democratic
48 Murray Stewart 1919 1923 2 Democratic
49 Paul Seabrook 1923 1925 1 Democratic
50 Robert Hull 1925 1927 1 12 Democratic
51 Thomas Hoynes 1927 1929 12 Democratic
52 Gordon Saussy 1929 1931 1 12 Democratic
(51) Thomas Hoynes 1931 1933 12 Democratic
53 Thomas Gamble 1933 1937 2 Democratic
54 Robert Hitch 1937 1939 1 Democratic
(53) Thomas Gamble 1939 1945 3 12 Democratic
55 Peter Nugent 1945 1947 12 Democratic
56 John G. Kennedy 1947 1949 1 Democratic
57 Olin Fulmer 1949 1955 3 Democratic
58 Lee Mingledorff, Jr. 1955 1960 3 Democratic
59 Malcom R. Maclean 1960 1966 2 Democratic
60 Julius Lewis, Jr. 1966 1970 1 Republican
61 John Rousakis 1970 1992 5 Democratic
62 Susan Weiner 1992 1996 1 Republican
63 Floyd Adams, Jr. 1996 2004 2 Democratic
64 Otis Johnson 2004 2012 2 Democratic
65 Edna Jackson 2012 2016 1 Democratic
66 Eddie Deloach 2016 Incumbent 1 Republican
Notes

Deceased/murdered in office.

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