|Mayor of St. Paul|
|Seat||Saint Paul City Hall and Ramsey County Courthouse|
|Term length||4 years|
|First holder||Thomas R. Potts|
This is a list of people who have served as mayor of Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Democratic Democratic–Farmer–Labor Republican Farmer–Labor Independent
|#||Name||Took office||Left office||Party|
|1||Thomas R. Potts||1850||1851||Independent|
|3||Bushrod W. Lott||1852||1854||Democratic|
|6||George Loomis Becker||1856||1857||Democratic|
|7||John B. Brisbin||1857||1858||Democratic|
|8||Norman Wolfred Kittson||1858||1859||Democratic|
|9||Daniel A. Robertson||1859||1860||Democratic|
|10||John S. Prince||1860||1863||Democratic|
|11||John E. Warren||1863||1864||Democratic|
|12||Jacob H. Stewart||1864||1865||Republican|
|13||John S. Prince||1865||1867||Democratic|
|14||George L. Otis||1867||1868||Democratic|
|15||Jacob H. Stewart||1868||1869||Republican|
|16||James T. Maxfield||1869||1870|
|18||Jacob H. Stewart||1872||1875||Republican|
|19||James T. Maxfield||1875||1878|
|22||Christopher D. O'Brien||1883||1885||Democratic|
|24||Robert A. Smith||1887||1892||Democratic|
|25||Frederick P. Wright||1892||1894||Republican|
|26||Robert A. Smith||1894||1896||Democratic|
|29||Robert A. Smith||1900||1908|
|30||Daniel W. Lawler||1908||1910||Democratic|
|31||Herbert P. Keller||1910||1914||Republican|
|33||Vivian R. Irvin||1916||1918||Republican|
|34||Laurence C. Hodgson||1918||1922||Democratic|
|35||Arthur E. Nelson||1922||1926||Republican|
|36||Laurence C. Hodgson||1926||1930||Democratic|
|37||Gerhard J. Bundlie||1930||1932|
|39||Mark H. Gehan||1934||1938|
|40||William H. Fallon||1938||1940||Independent|
|41||John J. McDonough||1940||1948||Democratic/DFL|
|42||Edward K. Delaney||1948||1952||DFL|
|43||John E. Daubney||1952||1954|
|44||Joseph E. Dillon||1954||1960||DFL|
|45||George J. Vavoulis||1960||1966||Republican|
|46||Thomas R. Byrne||1966||1970||DFL|
|47||Charles P. McCarty||1970||1972||DFL|
|48||Lawrence D. Cohen||1972||1976||DFL|
|52||Randy Kelly||2002||January 3, 2006||Independent|
|53||Chris Coleman||January 3, 2006||January 2, 2018||DFL|
|54||Melvin Carter III||January 2, 2018||Incumbent||DFL|
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