List of mayors of Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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Mayor of Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Incumbent
Danene Sorace

since January 2, 2018
Inaugural holder John Passmore
Formation 1818

The Mayor of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, is the elected, chief executive of the city of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The mayor is elected for a four-year term. The city of Lancaster, Pennsylvania has had 41 mayors since 1818.[1]

Mayors of Lancaster[edit]

Mayor Party Term start Term end Notes
John Passmore 1818 1820
Samuel Carpenter 1821 1823
Nathaniel Lightner 1824 1830
John Mathiot 1831 1843
Michael Carpenter 1843 1851
Christian Kieffer 1852 1854
Jacob Albright 1855 1855
John Zimmerman 1856 1857
Thomas Henry Burrowes 1858 1858
George Sanderson 1859 1868
William Atlee 1869 1871
Fredrick Pyfer 1871 1873
William Stauffer 1873 1877
John MacGonigle 1877 1884
David Rosenmiller 1884 1886
William Morton 1886 1888
Edward Edgerly 1888 1890
Robert Clark 1890 1894
Edwin Smeltz 1894 1898
Simon Shissler 1898 1900
Henry Muhlenberg 1900 1902
Chester Cummings 1902 1906
John Piersol McCaskey 1906 1910
Frank B. McClain 1910 1915
Harry L. Trout 1915 1920
Horace E. Kennedy 1920 1922
Frank Musser 1922 1930
T. Warren Metzger 1930 1934
James Ross 1934 1938
Dale Cary 1938 1950
Kendig C. Bare 1950 1950
Howard Bare 1950 1951
Kendig C. Bare 1951 1958
Thomas J. Monaghan 1958 1962
George Coe 1962 1966
Thomas J. Monaghan 1966 1974
Richard M. Scott 1974 1979
Albert Wohlsen 1979 1980
Arthur E. Morris 1980 1990
Janice Stork 1990 January 1998
Charlie Smithgall January 1998 January 3, 2006
Rick Gray January 3, 2006 January 2, 2018[2]
Danene Sorace January 2, 2018[2] Incumbent

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mayors of the City of Lancaster, PA Archived 2007-10-18 at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved on 2009-10-25.
  2. ^ a b Janesch, Sam (2018-01-03). "Danene Sorace sworn in as Lancaster's new mayor, pledges to work for 'every neighborhood'". LNP. Archived from the original on 2018-01-31. Retrieved 2018-07-23.