List of mayors of Strathfield

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Mayor of Strathfield Council
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Incumbent
Cr. Andrew Soulos
Independent

since 27 September 2016
Style His/Her Worship
Appointer Municipality of Strathfield
Term length One Year (1885–date)
Formation 30 August 1885
First holder George Hardie
Deputy Stephanie Kokkolis (Liberal)
Website www.strathfield.nsw.gov.au
Strathfield Heritage

This is a list of mayors of the Council of the Municipality of Strathfield, a local government area in the Inner West region of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. First incorporated on 2 June 1885 as the "Municipal District of Strathfield"[1] the first council was convened and elected on 19 August 1885,[2] which later changed to the "Municipality of Strathfield" following the passing of the 1906 Local Government Act. The council became known as "Strathfield Council" on 1 July 1993 following the enactment of a new Local Government Act, which also stipulated a change of title from "Alderman" to "Councillor". Since 1971, the Mayor is elected annually by the Councillors each September. The current mayor is Cr. Andrew Soulos (Independent), elected on 27 September 2016.

Mayors[edit]

# Years Mayor Notes
1 30 August 1885 – 4 February 1886 George Hardie [3]
2 4 February 1886 – 8 February 1889 Wilhelm von der Heyde [4][5]
3 8 February 1889 – February 1890 Albert Allen [6]
4 February 1890 – February 1891 John Hinchcliffe
February 1891 – February 1892 Albert Allen
February 1892 – February 1893 John Hinchcliffe
February 1893 – February 1895 Albert Allen
5 February 1895 – February 1898 Frederick Parsons
6 February 1898 – February 1902 Thomas Mackenzie
7 February 1902 – February 1904 Thomas J. Dickson
February 1904 – February 1906 Frederick Parsons
8 February 1906 – February 1908 John Price
February 1908 – February 1911 Thomas Mackenzie
9 February 1911 – February 1913 Charles C. Capper
10 February 1913 – February 1916 Benjamin R. Gelling
11 February 1916 – February 1917 John Robert Firth
12 February 1917 – February 1919 Ernest Laurence
13 February 1919 – December 1920 Arthur Kessell [7]
14 December 1920 – December 1922 William Pilgrim
15 December 1922 – December 1924 Frederick Wallis
16 December 1924 – December 1925 John Curnow
17 December 1925 – December 1927 George Arthur Davey
December 1927 – December 1932 John Robert Firth
18 December 1932 – December 1938 Percy Douglas Shortland
19 December 1938 – 1 June 1940 Alexander Melville [8]
20 June 1940 – December 1943 William Winter Cosgrove [9]
21 December 1943 – December 1949 Colin Hudson
22 December 1949 – December 1951 Charles Morgan
23 December 1951 – December 1954 Arthur Cave
24 December 1954 – 1957 William Dunlop
25 1957 – December 1959 Stanley Nelson Hedges
26 December 1959 – December 1962 Bruce W. Ward
27 December 1962 – December 1964 Beresford Calverley
28 December 1964 – December 1966 Harvey Ford
29 December 1966 – December 1967 Frederick Cartwright
30 December 1967 – December 1968 James E. Smith
31 December 1968 – December 1970 William H. Boyce
32 December 1970 – September 1972 Frank Zions
September 1972 – September 1976 William H. Boyce
33 September 1976 – September 1983 Clarrie G. Edwards
34 September 1983 – September 1984 Robert B. Kell
35 September 1984 – September 1985 Rodney J. Rimes
September 1985 – September 1988 Robert B. Kell
36 September 1988 – September 1990 John C. Elvy
September 1990 – September 1991 Robert B. Kell
37 September 1991 – September 1992 Eve Dutton
38 September 1992 – September 1994 Leo T. O’Donnell
September 1994 – September 1995 John C. Elvy
September 1995 – September 1996 Eve Dutton
39 September 1996 – September 1997 Peter Smith
40 September 1997 – September 1998 Elizabeth Gewandt
41 September 1998 – September 2000 Laurel O’Toole
42 September 2000 – September 2003 Virginia Judge (Labor)
43 September 2003 – September 2004 John Abi-Saab
44 September 2004 – September 2005 Alfred Tsang
45 September 2005 – September 2007 Bill Carney
46 September 2007 – 26 February 2008 Scott Farlow (Liberal)
47 26 February 2008 – September 2008 Paul Barron (Labor)
48 September 2008 – September 2009 Keith Kwon (Labor)
49 September 2009 – September 2011 Tony Maroun (Liberal)
September 2011 – September 2012 Paul Barron (Independent)
50 September 2012 – September 2013 Guilian Vaccari (Liberal)
51 September 2013 – September 2014 Daniel Bott (Labor)
September 2014 – September 2015 Guilian Vaccari (Liberal)
52 September 2015 – 27 September 2016 Sang Ok (Liberal)
53 27 September 2016 – date Andrew Soulos (Independent)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Government Gazette Proclamations and Legislation". New South Wales Government Gazette (226). New South Wales, Australia. 2 June 1885. p. 3545. Retrieved 8 May 2017 – via National Library of Australia. 
  2. ^ "MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF STRATHFIELD.". New South Wales Government Gazette (395). New South Wales, Australia. 8 September 1885. p. 5839. Retrieved 8 May 2017 – via National Library of Australia. 
  3. ^ "MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF STRATHFIELD". New South Wales Government Gazette (395). New South Wales, Australia. 8 September 1885. p. 5857. Retrieved 8 May 2017 – via National Library of Australia. 
  4. ^ "MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF STRATHFIELD". New South Wales Government Gazette (89). New South Wales, Australia. 12 February 1886. p. 1058. Retrieved 8 May 2017 – via National Library of Australia. 
  5. ^ "THE MAYOR OF STRATHFIELD.". Australian Town And Country Journal. XXXVII, (950). New South Wales, Australia. 24 March 1888. p. 28. Retrieved 8 May 2017 – via National Library of Australia. 
  6. ^ "MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF STRATHFIELD.". New South Wales Government Gazette (99). New South Wales, Australia. 12 February 1889. p. 1223. Retrieved 8 May 2017 – via National Library of Australia. 
  7. ^ "MAYORAL ELECTIONS.". The Sydney Morning Herald (25,620). New South Wales, Australia. 16 February 1920. p. 5. Retrieved 8 May 2017 – via National Library of Australia. 
  8. ^ "DEATH OF MAYOR OF STRATHFIELD". Truth (2630). New South Wales, Australia. 2 June 1940. p. 28. Retrieved 8 May 2017 – via National Library of Australia. 
  9. ^ "NEW STRATHFIELD MAYOR.". The Sydney Morning Herald (31,969). New South Wales, Australia. 15 June 1940. p. 14. Retrieved 8 May 2017 – via National Library of Australia.