List of mayors of Orlando, Florida

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Current mayor Buddy Dyer

List of Mayors of the City of Orlando. The city of Orlando, Florida, was incorporated in 1875. The first mayor, William Jackson Brack, took office in 1875. The Orlando mayor is officially a nonpartisan election.

The current mayor is Buddy Dyer, who was first elected in a special election in February 2003. Dyer was elected to his first full term in 2004, and has subsequently been re-elected in 2008, 2012, and 2015.

List of mayors[edit]

Mayors of Orlando, Florida
Term in office Mayor Born Died
1875 – 1877 William Jackson Brack June 17, 1837 April 30, 1901
1877 – 1878 John Howard Allen 1845 unknown
1878 – 1879 Charles Henry Munger August 25, 1845 unknown
1879 – 1880 Alex M. Hyer 1848 1933
1880 – 1881 Robert L. Summerlin 1853 1926
1881 – 1882 Charles Dennison Sweet July 16, 1858 September 9, 1900
1882 – 1883 Cassius Aurelius Boone February 2, 1850 December 11, 1917
1883 – 1885 John Letcher Bryan December 27, 1848 December 23, 1898
1885 – 1887 Ephraim J. Reel 1833 1917
1887 – 1888 Foster Samuel Chipman 1829 unknown
1888 – 1891 Matthew Robinson Marks October 29, 1834 August 1911
1891 – 1893 Willis Lucullus Palmer December 13, 1854 October 30, 1912
1893 – 1893 Mahlon Gore February 4, 1837 June 27, 1916
1896 – February 6, 1902 James B. Parramore January 29, 1839 February 6, 1902
1902 – 1904 Clarence Everett Howard September 7, 1858 May 2, 1930
1904 – 1906 Dr. James Horace Smith October 20, 1852 June 20, 1931
1906 – 1907 Braxton Beacham September 12, 1864 September 24, 1924
1907 – 1910 William Henry Jewell February 26, 1840 January 2, 1912
1910 – 1913 William Hayden Reynolds June 29, 1847 February 1, 1935
1913 – August 1, 1916 E. Frank Sperry June 18, 1843 August 1, 1916
1916 – 1919 James LeRoy Giles (1st time) June 16, 1863 May 3, 1946
1919 – 1924 Eugene Goodman Duckworth April 29, 1875 November 6, 1959
1924 – 1925 James LeRoy Giles (2nd time) (see above)
1925 – 1928 Latta M. Autrey July 7, 1880 1930
1928 – 1931 James LeRoy Giles (3rd time) (see above)
1931 – 1934 Samuel Yulee Way (1st time) 1869 March 20, 1956
1934 – 1937 Verner Wilson Estes March 7, 1886 1956
1937 – 1940 Samuel Yulee Way (2nd time) (see above)
1940 – 1952 William Hamer "Billy" Beardall, Jr. May 5, 1890 October 27, 1984
January 1, 1953 – November 1, 1956 J. Rolfe Davis February 11, 1904 March 30, 1988
November 1, 1956 – January 29, 1967 Robert S. "Bob" Carr July 13, 1899 January 29, 1967
March 15, 1967 – January 1, 1981 Carl T. Langford July 23, 1918 July 9, 2011
January 1, 1981[1] – November 1, 1992 Willard D. "Bill" Frederick July 6, 1934
November 1, 1992[2] – February 26, 2003[3] Glenda Evans Hood March 10, 1950
March 1, 2003 – March 11, 2005 John H. "Buddy" Dyer (1st time) August 7, 1958
March 12, 2005 – April 20, 2005 Ernest Page (interim) ca. 1942
April 20, 2005 – Present John H. "Buddy" Dyer (2nd time) (see above)
  • Ernest Page was appointed interim mayor for about six weeks in March-April 2005 while Buddy Dyer was under investigation for election fraud stemming from the 2004 election. The charges against Dyer were dismissed, and Dyer was reinstated as mayor on April 20, 2005.

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  1. ^ Orlando Mayor
  2. ^ "Several Women Blazed A Trail For Glenda Hood". The Orlando Sentinel. September 21, 1992. Retrieved November 4, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Hood Will Be Mayor Till Vote In February". The Orlando Sentinel. December 24, 2002. Retrieved November 4, 2015. 

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