Duluth’s Mayors

March 6, 1870: Duluth becomes a City

1. J. B. Culver, 1870

2. Clinton Markell, 1871

3. Sidney Luce, 1872

4. Vespasian Smith, 1873

5. Peter Dean, 1875

6. John Drew, 1876

March 4, 1877: Duluth’s city charter expires
Community becomes the “District of Duluth”

October 22, 1877: Community becomes “Village of Duluth”

7. A. M. Miller, 1877 (President of Village)

8. John Drew, 1879 (President of Village)

9. Peter Dean, 1880 (President of Village)

10. J. D. Ensign, 1880 (President and Mayor of Village)

11. C. H. Graves, 1882 (Mayor of Village)

12. J. B. Culver, 1883 (Mayor of Village)

13. C. H. Graves, 1883 (Mayor of Village)

14. J. D. Ensign, 1884 (Mayor of Village)

15. H. B. Moore, 1885 (Mayor of Village)

16. J. B. Sutphin, 1886 (Mayor of Village and of the City)

March 22, 1887: Duluth regains its city charter

17. Marcus J. Davis, 1890

18. Charles d’Autremont, 1892

19. Ray T. Lewis, 1894

20. Henry Truelsen, 1896

21. Trevanion W. Hugo, 1900

22. Marcus B. Cullum, 1904

23. R. B. Haven, 1908

24. Marcus B. Cullum, 1910

25. John A. McCuen, 1912

1913: Duluth changes to Commission system of government

26. William I. Prince, 1913

27. Clarence R. Magney, 1917

28. Trevanion W. Hugo, 1920

29. Samuel F. Snively, 1921 (elected to five terms, Duluth’s longest-serving mayor)

30. C.R. Berghult, 1937 (elected at age 31, Duluth’s youngest mayor)

31. Edward H. Hatch, 1941

32. George W. Johnson, 1945

33. George D. Johnson, 1953

Duluth adapts present system of government

34. Eugene R. Lambert, 1956

35. E. Clifford Mork, 1959

36. George D. Johnson, 1963

37. Ben Boo, 1967

38. Robert Beaudin, 1975

39. John Fedo, 1979

40. Gary Doty, 1992

41. Herb Bergson, 2004

42. Don Ness, 2008

43. Emily Larson, 2016–present