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Wardens of Halifax County, Nova Scotia

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The Municipality of the County of Halifax was created in 1879. It operated from 1880-1996 when all municipal units in the county (including the county government) were amalgamated to form the Halifax Regional Municipality.

Wardens were chosen amongst the elected councillors at the beginning of each yearly session of the County Council.

Wardens

  • Colonel John Wimburn Laurie (1880-1880)
  • Donald F. Archibald (1881-1882)
  • B.W. Chipman (1883-1888)
  • John E. Shatford (1889-1898)
  • Benjamin Curry Wilson (1899-1901)
  • George H. Madill (1902-1904)
  • Charles E. Smith (1st time) (1905-1907)
  • John H. Taylor (1908-1908)
  • William Bishop (1909-1913)
  • Charles E. Smith (2nd time) (1914-1919)
  • Wilson Madill (1920-1925)
  • R. A. Brenton (1926-1930)
  • Hector M. Smiley (1931-1931)
  • John J. Hopkins (1932-1933)
  • W. W. Peverill (1934–1937)
  • William James Dowell (1938–1955)
  • Fred G. Leverman (1956-1961)
  • George D. Burris (1961-1964)
  • Ira Settle (1964-1979)
  • Elizabeth Lawrence Salton (1979-1982)
  • Arthur C. MacKenzie (1982-1988)
  • Laszlo S. Lichter (1988-1992)

Mayors

  • Laszlo S. Lichter (1992-1994)
  • Randy Ball (1994-1996)