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List below are those who have served as Mayors of the City of Williamsburg, and those who have served as Governor of Virginia

WILLIAMSBURG MAYORS

(Note: Records are incomplete for gaps in the 1700s and 1800s. Two ending dates are in doubt)

COLONIAL PERIOD

John Holloway, 1712-23

Abraham Nichols, 1735-36

Edward Barradall, 1736-37

John Harmer, 1737-38

Robert Davidson, 1738-39

John Harmer, 1745-46

Dr. George Gilmer, 1746-47

Dr. John Amson, 1750-51

John Blair, Jr., 1751-52

John Holt, 1752-53

John Randolph, 1755-56

John Prentis, 1759-60

Thomas Everard, 1766-67

Dr. James Cocke, 1767-68

George Wythe, 1768-69

John Blair, Jr., 1769-70

John Randolph, 1770-71

Thomas Everard, 1771-72

Dr. James Cocke, 1772-73

John Blair, Jr., 1773-74

John Dixon, 1774-75

Dr. William Pasteur, 1775-76

POST COLONIAL PERIOD

William Holt, 1776-77

William Holt, 1782-83

John Bracken, 1796-97

John Bracken, 1800-01

John Henderson, 1801-02

Richard Greenhow, 1805-06

Robert Carr, 1817-18

W. W. Webb, 1829

Thomas Coleman, 1830

William M. Moody, 1830

Henley Taylor, 1835

John J. Maupin, 1850

Robert Saunders, 1859

R. M. Garrett, 1859-63

Lemael Bowden, 1862-63

W. R. C. Douglas, 1863-64?

John H. Barlow, 1864-67

POST CIVIL WAR PERIOD

Robert Saunders, 1868

Robert F. Cole, 1868

John D. Mumford, 1869

William A. Durfey, 1870-79?

John A. Henley, 1879-96

John L. Mercer, 1896-1904

E. W. Warburton, 1904-16

Dr. John M. Henderson, 1916-28

John Garland Pollard, 1928-29

COUNCIL-MANAGER PERIOD

George P. Coleman, 1929-34

Channing M. Hall, 1934-47

Vincent D. McManus, 1947-48

Dr. Henry M. Stryker, 1948-68

Vincent D. McManus, 1968-70

Vernon M. Geddy, Jr., 1970-84

Robert Walker, 1984-88

John Hodges, 1988-92

Trist B. McConnell 1992-96

Gilbert Granger, 1996-98

Jeanne Zeidler, 1998-2010

Clyde Haulman, 2010-present


GOVERNORS UNDER THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

Chosen by the State Legislature, 1776-1852
Elected by Popular Vote, 1852-Current

Patrick Henry, Governor

1776-1779

Thomas Jefferson, Governor

1779-1781

William Fleming, member of the Council of State acting as Governor

June 4-June 12, 1781

Thomas Nelson, Jr., Governor

June-Nov. 1781

David Jameson, member of the Council of State acting as Governor

Nov. 22-30, 1781

Benjamin Harrison, Governor

1781-1784

Patrick Henry, Governor

1784-1786

Edmund Randolph, Governor

1786-1788

Beverley Randolph, Governor

1788-1791

Henry Lee, Governor

1791-1794

Robert Brooke, Governor

1794-1796

James Wood, Governor

1796-1799

Hardin Burnley, member of the Council of State acting as Governor

Dec. 7-11, 1799

John Pendleton, member of the Council of State acting as Governor

Dec.11-19, 1799

James Monroe, Governor

1799-1802

John Page, Governor

1802-1805

William H. Cabell, Governor

1805-1808

John Tyler, Sr., Governor

1808-1811

George William Smith, member of the Council of State acting as Governor

Jan. 15-19, 1811

James Monroe, Governor

Jan. 19-April 3, 1811

George William Smith, member of the Council of State acting as Governor

April 3-Dec. 6, 1811

George William Smith, Governor

Dec. 6-26, 1811

Peyton Randolph, member of the Council of State acting as Governor

Dec. 27, 1811-Jan. 4, 1812

James Barbour, Governor

1812-1814

Wilson Cary Nicholas, Governor

1814-1816

James P. Preston, Governor

1816-1819

Thomas Mann Randolph, Governor

1819-1822

James Pleasants, Governor

1822-1825

John Tyler, Jr., Governor

1825-1827

William B. Giles, Governor

1827-1830

John Floyd, Governor

1830-1834

Littleton Waller Tazewell, Governor

1834-1836

Wyndham Robertson, member of the Council of State acting as Governor

March 1836-March 1837

David Campbell, Governor

1837-1840

Thomas Walker Gilmer, Governor

1840-1841

John Mercer Patton, member of the Council of State acting as Governor

March 20-31, 1841

John Rutherford, member of the Council of State acting as Governor

March 1841-March 1842

John M. Gregory, member of the Council of State acting as Governor

March 1842-Jan. 1843

James McDowell, Governor

1843-1846

William Smith, Governor

1846-1849

John Buchanan Floyd, Governor

1849-1852

Joseph Johnson, Governor

1852-1856

Henry Alexander Wise, Governor

1856-1860

John Letcher, Governor

1860-1864

William Smith, Governor

1864-1865

Francis Harrison Pierpont, Provisional Governor

May 1865-April 1868

Henry H. Wells, Provisional Governor

April 1868-Sept. 1869

Gilber C. Walker, Provisional Governor

Sept. 1869-Dec. 1869

Gilbert C. Walker, Governor

1870-1874

James Lawson Kemper, Governor

1874-1878

Frederick W. M. Holliday, Governor

1878-1882

William E. Cameron, Governor

1882-1886

Fitzhugh Lee, Governor

1886-1890

Philip W. McKinney, Governor

1890-1894

Charles T. O'Ferrall, Governor

1894-1898

James Hoge Tyler, Governor

1898-1902

Andrew Jackson Montague, Governor

1902-1906

Claude A. Swanson, Governor

1906-1910

William Hodges Mann, Governor

1910-1914

Henry Carter Stuart, Governor

1914-1918

Westmoreland Davis, Governor

1918-1922

E. Lee Trinkle, Governor

1922-1926

Harry F. Byrd, Governor

1926-1930

John Garland Pollard, Governor

1930-1934

George C. Peery, Governor

1934-1938

James H. Price, Governor

1938-1942

Colgate W. Darden, Jr., Governor

1942-1946

William M. Tuck, Governor

1946-1950

John Stewart Battle, Governor

1950-1954

Thomas B. Stanley, Governor

1954-1958

J. Lindsay Almond, Jr., Governor

1958-1962

Albertis S. Harrison, Jr., Governor

1962-1966

Mills E. Godwin, Jr., Governor

1966-1970

A. Linwood Holton, Governor

1970-1974

Mills E. Godwin, Jr., Governor

1974-1978

John N. Dalton, Governor

1978-1982

Charles S. Robb, Governor

1982-1986

Gerald L. Baliles, Governor

1986-1990

Lawrence Douglas Wilder, Governor

1990-1994

George Allen, Governor

1994-1998

James S. Gilmore, III, Governor  

1998-2002

Mark. R. Warner, Governor

2002-2006

Timothy S. Kaine, Governor

2006-2010

 

Bob McDonnell
Governor

2010-present
Last updated: 2/1/2013 10:15:05 AM