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List of mayors of Minneapolis
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List of mayors of Minneapolis

This is a list of Mayors of Minneapolis, Minnesota

# Name Took Office Left Office Party
1 Dorilus Morrison February 26, 1867 April 14, 1868 Republican
2 Hugh G. Harrison April 14, 1868 April 13, 1869 Republican
3 Dorilus Morrison April 13, 1869 April 12, 1870 Republican
4 Eli B. Ames April 12, 1870 April 9, 1872 Democrat
5 Eugene M. Wilson April 9, 1872 April 8, 1873 Democrat
6 George A. Brackett April 8, 1873 April 14, 1874 Republican
7 Eugene M. Wilson April 14, 1874 April 13, 1875 Democrat
8 Orlando C. Merriman April 13, 1875 April 11, 1876 Republican
9 A. A. (Doc.) Ames April 11, 1876 April 10, 1877 Democrat
10 John De Laittre April 10, 1877 April 9, 1878 Republican
11 A. C. Rand April 9, 1878 April 11, 1882 Republican
12 A. A. (Doc.) Ames April 11, 1882 April 8, 1884 Democrat
13 George A. Pillsbury April 8, 1884 April 13, 1886 Republican
14 A. A. (Doc.) Ames April 13, 1886 January 7, 1889 Democrat
15 E. C. Babb January 7, 1889 January 5, 1891 Republican
16 Phillip B. Winston January 5, 1891 January 2, 1893 Democrat
17 William H. Eustis January 2, 1893 January 7, 1895 Republican
18 Robert Pratt January 7, 1895 January 2, 1899 Republican
19 James Gray January 2, 1899 January 7, 1901 Democrat
20 A. A. (Doc.) Ames January 7, 1901 August 27, 1902 Republican
21 David P. Jones August 27, 1902 January 5, 1903 Republican
22 J. C. Haynes January 5, 1903 January 2, 1905 Democrat
23 David P. Jones January 2, 1905 January 7, 1907 Republican
24 J. C. Haynes January 7, 1907 January 6, 1913 Democrat
25 Wallace G. Nye January 6, 1913 January 1, 1917 Republican
26 Thomas Van Lear January 1, 1917 January 6, 1919 Populist
27 J. E. Meyers January 6, 1919 July 3, 1921 Loyalist
28 George E. Leach July 4, 1921 July 7, 1929 Republican
29 William F. Kunze July 8, 1929 July 5, 1931 Republican
30 William A. Anderson July 6, 1931 July 2, 1933 Farmer-Labor
31 A. G. Bainbridge July 3, 1933 July 7, 1935 Republican
32 Thomas E. Latimer July 8, 1935 July 4, 1937 Farmer-Labor
33 George E. Leach July 5, 1937 July 6, 1941 Republican
34 Marvin L. Kline July 7, 1941 July 1, 1945 Republican
35 Hubert H. Humphrey July 2, 1945 November 30, 1948 Democrat-Farmer-Labor
36 Eric G. Hoyer December 1, 1948 July 7, 1957 Democrat-Farmer-Labor
37 P. Kenneth Peterson July 8, 1957 July 2, 1961 Republican
38 Arthur Naftalin July 3, 1961 July 6, 1969 Democrat-Farmer-Labor
39 Charles Stenvig July 7, 1969 December 31, 1973 Independent
40 Richard M. Erdall December 31, 1973 Republican
41 Albert J. Hofstede January 1, 1974 December 31, 1975 Democrat-Farmer-Labor
42 Charles Stenvig January 1, 1976 December 31, 1977 Independent
43 Albert J. Hofstede January 1, 1978 December 31, 1979 Democrat-Farmer-Labor
44 Donald M. Fraser January 1, 1980 December 31, 1993 Democrat-Farmer-Labor
45 Sharon Sayles Belton January 1, 1994 December 31, 2001 Democrat-Farmer-Labor
46 R. T. Rybak January 1, 2002 Present Democrat-Farmer-Labor

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