Milledgeville, Ga. Mayors

Created for and made the capital of Georgia in 1807. First  created as a township and governed by Commissioners, who were appointed by the Legislature. In 1814 the Commissioners were succeeded by Intendants and the chairman acted as Mayor.

Intendants serving as Mayor:
E.B. Jenkins, 1814
Daniel Wilson, 1815
Zachariah Lamar, 1815
John Matthews, 1816
Harris Allen, 1817
Fleming Grantland, 1818
Seaborn Jones, 1819
Seaton Grantland, 1820
John Lucas, 1821
Marlow Prior, 1822 - 1823
Francis Jeter, 1824
Peter Jaillet, 1825
William Y. Hansell, 1826 - 1828
Richard K. Hines, 1829
Ezekiel Parke, 1830
George W. Murry, 1832
No record, 1833-1835

 Milledgeville was made a city by an act of incorporation in December 1836.

Mayors of Milledgeville:
Francis Vincent DeLaunay, 1836
William H. Tinsley, 1837
William Y. Hansell,1838
Abner Hammond, 1839
Tomlinson Fort, 1840
Willliam Y. Hansell, 1841
Iverson Harris, 1842
Dr. Benjamin Aspinwall White, 1843
James R. Washington, 1844
Charles J. Paine, 1845
Michael J. Kenan, 1846
Tomlinson Fort, 1847 -  1848
John H. Brown, 1849 - 1850
William Steele, 1851
Dr. George D. Case,1852
Dr. Samuel Gore White, 1853 -1854
Nathan Hawkins, 1855 - 1856
Chappell Boutwell, 1857 - 1858
Nathan Hawkins, 1859
Peter Fair, 1860, 1862 -1863
John Jones, 1861
D.B. DeGraffenried, 1864 - 1865
Tomlinson F. Newell, 1866 -1867
Dr. Samuel Gore White, 1868
L.H. Briscoe, 1869 - 1870
Dr. George D. Case, 1871
Samuel Walker, 1872
Dr. James W. Herty, 1873- 1874
Henry Temples, 1876-1878
Samuel Walker 1878-1887
Joseph Staley 1887-1889
Peter J. Cline, 1889-1891
George W. Caraker, 1891-1895
George C. Smith, 1895 - 1897
Julius Adrian Horne, Sr., 1897-1907
Miller Bell, 1908-1924
J. Howard Ennis, 1924-1927
Marvin Emory Pennington, 1928-1931
Julius Adrian Horne, Jr., 1932-1935
George C. Carpenter, 1936-1941
W. L. Ritchie, 1942-1947
Harry G. Bone, 1948-1952
James Mell Wray, 1952-1959per grandson Keith Wray
Reynolds Allen, 1959-1960
Walter B. Williams, 1960-1975
Robert V. Rice, 1976-1979
Dr. James E. Baugh, 1980-1997
John W. Grant, 1997-2001
Floyd Griffin 2001-2005
Richard Bentley 2006- present
 

(1814-1873) list is based on Card #639, James C. Bonner card file, Special Collections, Ina Dillard Russell Library, Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, Georgia.
1876-2001 twinlakeslibrarysystem.org
 

copyright Eileen B. McAdams 2005-2006