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Mayors of Winnipeg, Manitoba

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  • Sam Katz
    Samuel Michael "Sam" Katz, OM (born August 20, 1951) is a former politician and was the 42nd mayor of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is also a businessperson and a member of the Order of Manitoba.
  • Glen R. Murray
    Glen R. Murray is a Canadian politician and urban issues advocate. He served as the 41st Mayor of Winnipeg, Manitoba from 1998 to 2004, and was the first openly gay mayor of a large North American city...
  • Brian Bowman
    Brian Bowman is the current Mayor of Winnipeg (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) since November 4, 2014.

The position of mayor was created in 1873 following the city's incorporation (and renamed from Fort Garry). The mayor is a member of Winnipeg City Council, but does not represent a ward.

Mayor of Winnipeg

Nineteenth Century

  • Francis Evans Cornish, Q. C. (1874)
  • William Nassau Kennedy (1875–1876)
  • Thomas Scott (1877–1878)
  • Alexander Logan (1st time) (1879–1880)
  • Elias George Conklin (1881)
  • Alexander Logan (2nd time) (1882)
  • Alexander McMicken (1883)
  • Alexander Logan (3rd time) (1884)
  • Charles Edward Hamilton (1885)
  • Henry Shaver Wesbrook (1886)
  • Lyman Melvin Jones (1887–1888)
  • Thomas Ryan (1889)
  • Alfred Pearson (1890–1891)
  • Alexander Macdonald (1892)
  • Thomas William Taylor (1893–1894)
  • Thomas Gilroy (1895)
  • Richard Willis Jameson (1896)
  • William F. McCreary (1897)
  • Alfred Joseph Andrews (1898–1899)

Twentieth Century

  • Horace Wilson (1900)
  • John Arbuthnot (1901–1903)
  • Thomas Sharpe (1904–1906)
  • James Henry Ashdown (1907–1908)
  • William Sanford Evans (1909–1911)
  • Richard Deans Waugh (1st time) (1912)
  • Thomas Russ Deacon (1913–1914)
  • Richard Deans Waugh (2dn time) (1915–1916)
  • David J. Dyson (1917) (Unseated on recount, January 5, 1917)
  • Frederick Harvey Davidson (1917) (Declared elected on recount, January 8, 1917)
  • Frederick Harvey Davidson (1918) (Only served once as Mayor for two years)
  • Charles Frederick Gray (1919–1920)
  • Edward Parnell (1921-June 9, 1922)
  • Frank Oliver Fowler (June 20, 1922 and served for the remainder of the year)
  • Seymour James Farmer (1923–1924)
  • Lt. Col. Ralph Humphreys Webb, D.S.O., M.C. (1st time) (1925–1927)
  • Lt. Col. Daniel McLean (1928–1929)
  • Lt. Col. Ralph Humphreys Webb, D.S.O., M.C. (2nd time) (1930–1934)
  • John Queen, M. L. A. (1st time) (1935–1936)
  • Frederick Edgar Warriner, D. D. S. (1937)
  • John Queen, M. L. A. (2nd time) (1938–1940)
  • John Queen (3rd time) (1941–1942)
  • Garnet Coulter, Q. C. (1943–1954)
  • George Edward Sharpe (1955–1956)
  • Stephen Juba, M. L. A. (1957–1959)
  • Stephen Juba, OC (1960–1977) (Only served once as Mayor)
  • Robert Steen, Q. C. (1977–May 10, 1979) (Died in office)
  • William Norrie, Q. C. (1979–1992) (Elected to the office of Mayor on June 21, 1979)
  • Susan Ann Thompson (1992–1998)
  • Glen Murray (1998–cont.)

Twenty-First Century

  • Glen Murray (cont.-May 11, 2004) (Resigned to run in the 2004 Federal Election)
  • Sam Katz (2004–2014) (1st Jewish Mayor of Winnipeg)
  • Brian Bowman (2014–present)

Source

History of Winnipeg: Mayors, Past and Present)