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City Government
Mayors, Past and Present

The Gallery of Mayors, surrounding the Council Chamber, contains portraits of the Mayors who served Winnipeg throughout its history. Up to 1955, the Mayor was elected for a one year term. From then until 1972, the term of office was for two years. After unification of the city in 1972, the term was extended to three years. In1998 the term of office was extended to four years. Paintings of Mayors past and present, City of Winnipeg Photo

From the date of its incorporation in the year 1873:

1800

1874 Francis Evans Cornish, Q. C.
1875 - 76 William Nassau Kennedy
1877 - 78 Thomas Scott
1879 - 80 Alexander Logan
1881 Elias George Conklin
1882 Alexander Logan
1883 Alexander McMicken
1884 Alexander Logan
1885 Charles Edward Hamilton
1886 Henry Shaver Wesbrook
1887 - 88 Lyman Melvin Jones
1889 Thomas Ryan
1890 - 91 Alfred Pearson
1892 Alexander Macdonald
1893 - 94 Thomas William Taylor
1895 Thomas Gilroy
1896 Richard Willis Jameson
1897 William F. McCreary
1898 - 99 Alfred Joseph Andrews

1900

1900 Horace Wilson
1901 - 03 John Arbuthnot
1904 - 06 Thomas Sharpe
1907 - 08 James Henry Ashdown
1909 - 11 William Sanford Evans
1912 Richard Deans Waugh
1913 - 14 Thomas Russ Deacon
1915 - 16 Richard Deans Waugh
1917 David J. Dyson
Unseated on recount, January 5, 1917

Frederick Harvey Davidson
Declared elected on recount, January 8, 1917
1918 Frederick Harvey Davidson
1919 - 20 Charles Frederick Gray
1921 Edward Parnell
1922 Edward Parnell
Died June 9th, 1922
Frank Oliver Fowler
Elected June 20th, 1922
1923 - 24 Seymour James Farmer
1925 - 27 Lt. Col. Ralph Humphries Webb, D.S.O., M.C.
1928 - 29 Lt. Col. Dan McLean
1930 - 34 Lt. Col. Ralph Humphreys Webb, D.S.O., M.C.
1935 - 36 John Queen, M. L. A.
1937 Frederick Edgar Warriner, D. D. S.
1938 - 40 John Queen, M. L. A.
1941 - 42 John Queen
1943 - 54 Garnet Coulter, Q. C.
1955 - 56 George Edward Sharpe
1957 - 59 Stephen Juba, M. L. A.
1960 - 77 Stephen Juba, OC
1977 - 79 Robert Steen, Q. C.
Died May 10th, 1979
William Norrie, Q. C.
Elected June 21st, 1979
1979 - 92 William Norrie, Q. C.
1992 - 1998 Susan A. Thompson
1998 - 1999 Glen Murray

2000

2000 - 2004 Glen Murray
2004 - present Sam Katz