City Officials Lists

Lists of Alameda City Officials – In Progress

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List of Past Mayors

Name Start Term End Term(s)
Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft 12/2018 12/2022
Trish Spencer 12/2014 12/2018
Marie Gilmore 12/21/2010 12/2014
Beverly Johnson 12/2002 12/2006
Al DeWitt (Acting Mayor – not elected) 9/17/2002 12/17/2002
Ralph J. Appezzato (died while in office) 12/20/1994 9/17/2002
E. William Withrow, Jr. 4/16/1991 12/20/1994
Anne B. Diament 5/17/1983 5/17/1987
Carmelo J. “Chuck” Corica 4/15/1975 5/1991
Terry Y. LaCroix, Jr. 4/20/1971 4/15/1975
Note: Charter Amendment adopted by vote of the people on June 2, 1970, to provide for elected Mayor. First Mayor elected at General Municipal Election held March 9, 1971. Until this time, Councilmembers selected one of their own to be Mayor.
Terry Y. La Croix, Jr. 4/15/1969 4/20/1971
William M. McCall 4/16/1967 4/15/1969
William S. Godfrey 4/16/1963 4/25/1967
Franz S. Collischonn 4/18/1961 4/16/1963
William M. McCall 4/16/1957 4/15/1961
Raymond P. Kranelly 4/19/1955 4/16/1957
S. Chesley Anderson (interim) 1/4/1955 4/5/1955
Leland W. Sweeney (resigned to take office as county supervisor) 4/21/1953 12/31/1954
Frank P. Osborn 4/17/1951 4/7/1953
W. J. Branscheid 4/17/1945 4/17/1951
Milton C. Godfrey 12/16/1941 4/9/1945
Henry A. Weichhart 4/20/1937 12/16/1941
James N. Eschen 9/1/1936 4/19/1937
Hans W. Roebke (resigned) 4/16/1935 8/26/36
William. F. Murray 2/9/1932 4/16/35
William H. Henning (recalled) 4/21/1931 1/20/32
Victor L. Schaefer 12/2002 12/2006
Beverly Johnson 4/16/1929 4/20/31
Frank Otis 4/15/1919 4/15/29
Greene Majors 4/17/1917 4/15/19
Frank H. Bartlett 4/19/1915 4/14/1917
W. H. Noy 4/19/1909 4/18/1915
E. K. Taylor 4/1519/07 4/18/1909
Before 1907, Alameda had a Board of Trustees, not a Council.
Presidents of the Board of Trustees:
William J. Gorham 1906 1907
Joseph F. Forderer 1902 1905
John G. Brick 1900 1901
Joseph F. Forderer 1899 1894
Edwin B. Mastick 1886 1893
James Gray 1880 1885
Wesley B. Clement 1879 1880
Henry Robinson 1873 1879
1872 First election of Board of Trustees