List of mayors of Jeffersonville, Indiana

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List of mayors of Jeffersonville, Indiana is a list from the first mayor to the current mayor of the city.

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History

Jeffersonville was founded in 1802 and was run by trustees until 1839 in which Dr. Nathaniel Field, a state legislator and trustee of Jeffersonville, secured legislation to make Jeffersonville a city. [1] In April of that year the first mayor would be elected. The position would be a part-time position until 1964 with Mayor Richard Vissing becoming the first full-time mayor.

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#NameTerm startTerm end Party
1Isaac Heiskell18391843
2Christopher Peasley18431845
3William Cross18451848
4William F. Collum
(1812–1866; aged 54)
18481854
5John D. Shryer
(?–1872)
18541855
6Uriah Damron18551856
7Thomas J. Downs18561857
8William Lackey18571858
9John D. Shryer18581861
10O.C. Woolley
(1808–1895; aged 87)
18611865 Democratic
11John Ware18651867
12Gabriel Poindexter
(1827–1890; aged 62)
January 1, 1867December 31, 1869 Republican
13Levi Sparks18691873 Democratic
14Burdet C. Pile
(1805–1985; aged 80)
18731875 Democratic
15 Luther Warder (1st)
(1841–1902; aged 60)
18751883 Democratic
16 John M. Glass
(1843–1925; aged 82)
18831885 Republican
17Herman Preefer18851887 Democratic
18Luther Warder (2nd)18871891 Democratic
19Benjamin H. Robinson18911894 Republican
20Isaac Whiteside18941898 Republican
21Thomas Rader
(1859–1904; aged 44)
January 1, 1898December 31, 1902 Democratic
22Abraham Schwaninger
(1844–1906; aged 62)
19031904 Republican
23Henry Burtt
(1852–1932; aged 79)
January 1, 1904December 31, 1906 Democratic
24Edward N. Flynn19071909 Republican
25James E. Burke19101912 Democratic
26Jonas G. Howard, Jr.
(1886–1964; aged 78)
19131913 Democratic
27Earnest W. Rauth19141917 Democratic
28Newton H. Meyers19181921 Republican
29Joseph Warder
(1878–?)
19221925 Democratic
30Harry Poindexter
(1857–1937; aged 80)
January 1, 1926December 31, 1929 Republican
31Allen W. Jacobs19301938 Republican
32Homer Vawter
(1894–1958; aged 64)
19391942 Republican
33Samuel G. Shannon
(1893–1975; aged 82)
19421951 Republican
34Charles Hoodenpyl
(1904–1986; aged 82)
19521963 Democratic
35 Richard Vissing
(1915–1987; aged 72)
January 1, 1964December 31, 1983 Democratic
36 Dale Orem
(born in 1938; age 83)
January 1, 1984December 31, 1991 Republican
37 Raymond Parker
(born in 1937; age 85)
January 1, 1992December 31, 1995 Democratic
38 Thomas Galligan (1st)
(born in 1946; age 75)
January 1, 1996December 31, 2003 Democratic
39 Rob Waiz
(born in 1963; age 59)
January 1, 2004December 31, 2007 Democratic
40Thomas Galligan (2nd)January 1, 2008December 31, 2011 Democratic
41Mike MooreJanuary 1, 2012Present Republican

Referenced from the Encyclopedia of Louisville. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 The Encyclopedia of Louisville by John E. Kleber pg.443