List of mayors of South Bend, Indiana

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This is a list of mayors of South Bend, Indiana, beginning with South Bend's incorporation as a city on May 22, 1865.[1][2]

# Name Term start Term end Terms   Party
1 William G. George 1865 1868 1 Republican
2 Louis Humphreys
(1816–1880; aged 63)
1868 1872 2 Republican
3 William Miller 1873 1876 2 Republican
4 Alexander N. Thomas 1877 1878 1 Republican
5 Lucius G. Tong
(1842–1908; aged 65)
1878 1880 1 Republican
6 Levi J. Ham
(1805–1887; aged 81)
1880 1884 2 Democratic
7 George W. Loughman
(1846–??; aged ??)
1884 1888 2 Republican
8 William H. Longley 1888 1892 2 Democratic
9 David R. Leeper
(1832–1900; aged 67-68)
1892 1894 1 Democratic
10 D. B. J. Schafer 1894 1898 2 Republican
11 Schuyler Colfax III
(1870–1925; aged 54)
1898 1902 2 Republican
12 Edward J. Fogarty 1902 1910 4 Democratic
13 Charles L. Goetz 1910 1914 2 Democratic
14 Fred W. Keller
(1893–1955; aged 62)
1914 1918 2 Independent
15 Franklin R. Carson
(1861–1929; aged 67-68)
January 1918 1922 2 Republican
16 Eli F. Seebirt
(1879–1955; aged 76-77)
1922 1926 2 Republican
17 Chester R. Montgomery 1926 1930 Democratic
18 William Riley Hinkle
(1874–1964; aged 90)
1930 1935 Democratic
19 George W. Freyermuth
(1868–1958; aged 89-90)
1935 1938 Republican
20 Jesse I. Pavey 1938 1945 Democratic
21 F. Kenneth Dempsey
(1906–1973; aged 67)
1945 1947 Democratic
22 George A. Schock 1947 1952 Democratic
23 John Alden Scott
(1916–1986; aged 70)
1952 1956 1 Republican
24 Edward F. Voorde
(1910–1960; aged 49-50)
January 1, 1956 September 2, 1960[3] Democratic
25 Frank J. Bruggner
(1891–1972; aged 81)
September 1960 1964 ¾ Democratic
26 Lloyd M. Allen
(1919–1989; aged 70)
1964 1972 2 Republican
27 Jerry Miller 1972 1975 1 Democratic
28 Peter J. Nemeth
(born in 1942; age 77)
1976 1979 1 Democratic
29 Roger O. Parent 1980 1988 2 Democratic
30 Joe E. Kernan
(born in 1946; age 73)
January 3, 1988 January 3, 1997 Democratic
31 Steve Luecke
(born in 1964; age 55)
January 3, 1997 December 31, 2011 Democratic
32 Pete Buttigieg
(born in 1982; age 37) Pete Buttigieg by Gage Skidmore.jpg
January 1, 2012 Incumbent 2 Democratic
33 James Mueller
(born in 1982)
Mayor-elect
(will assume office on January 1, 2020)
Democratic

References[edit]

  1. ^ "THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE CITY OF SOUTH BEND, INDIANA". City of South Bend, Indiana. Retrieved 23 September 2019.
  2. ^ "List of South Bend Mayors". The History Museum of South Bend. Retrieved 23 September 2019.
  3. ^ Died in office.