Names of Austin's previous mayors and term dates

Years of Service

Name of Mayor

2015 - present

Steve Adler

2009 - 2015

Lee Leffingwell

2003 - 2009

Will Wynn

2001 - 2003

Gus Garcia

1997 - 2001

Kirk Watson

1991 - 1997

Bruce Todd

1988 - 1991

C. Lee Cooke

1985 - 1988

Frank C. Cooksey

5/1983 - 1985

Ron Mullen

2/1983 - 5/1983

John Trevino, Jr. (Acting)

1977 - 2/1983

Carole Keeton McClellan

1975 - 1977

Jeffrey “Jeff” M. Friedman

1971 - 1975

Roy Butler

1969 - 1971

Travis L. LaRue

1967 - 1969

Harry Akin

1961 - 1967

Lester E. Palmer

1955 - 1961

Robert “Tom” Miller

1953 - 1955

Charles A. McAden

1951 - 1953

William S. Drake, Jr.

1949 - 1951

Taylor Glass

1933 - 1949

Robert “Tom” Miller

1926 - 1933

Paul W. McFadden

1919 - 1926

William D. Yett

1909 - 1919

Alexander P. Wooldridge

1907 - 1909

Frank M. Maddox

1905 - 1907

William D. Shelley

1901 - 1905

Robert E. White

1897 - 1901

John D. McCall

1896 - 1897

Louis Hancock

1890 - 1895

John McDonald

1887 - 1890

Joseph Nalle

1884 - 1887

John W. Robertson (elected June 13, 1884)

1883 - 1884

William A. Saylor

1881 - 1883

L.M. Crooker

1879 - 1881

William A. Saylor (resigned effective June 1, 1884)

1877 - 1879

Jacob C. DeGress (June 19, 1877)

1872 - 1877

Thomas B. Wheeler (Resigned May 7, 1877)

1871 - 1872

John W. Glenn

1867 - 1871

Leander Brown

1866 - 1867

William H. Carr

1865 - 1866

Thomas “Peg Leg” W. Ward

1863 - 1865

Samuel G. Haynie

1860 - 1863

James W. Smith

1858 - 1860

Ben F. Carter

1857 - 1858

Thomas F. Sneed

1856 - 1857

Edward R. Peck

1855 - 1856

John T. Cleveland

1854 - 1855

John “Rip” S. Ford

1853 - 1854

William P. deNormandie

1853

Thomas “Peg Leg” W. Ward

1852 - 1853

George J. Durham

1850 - 1852

Samuel G. Haynie

1847 - 1849

Jacob M. Harrell

1845 - 1847

James M. Long

1843 - 1845

Joseph W. Robertson

1842 - 1843

Asa Brigham

1841 - 1842

Moses Johnson

8/1840 - 1841

Thomas “Peg Leg” W. Ward

1/1840 - 8/1840

Edwin Waller