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Mayors Of Allegheny City

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Gen. William Robinson

June, 1840

Thomas Semple

1841

William Barclay Foster

Father of Stephen Collins Foster.

1842, 1843

Hezekiah Nixon

1844, 1845

Robert Simpson Cassatt

Father of the artist, Mary Cassatt.

1846

Henry Campbell

1847-1849

Jonathan Rush

1849

Hugh S. Fleming

1850-52

Robert W. Park

1853-1854

William B. Adams

1854-1856

Herman Jeremiah DeHaven

1857-1858

Jacob Stuckrath

1858

John Morrison

1859, 1860

Simon Drum

Greeted Abraham Lincoln on his only visit to Pittsburgh on February 14, 1861.

1861, 1862

Alexander C. Alexander

1863-1865

John Morrison

1865-1867

Simon Drum

1868, 1869

Alexander Purviance Callow

Only mayor to die in office.

1870-1873

David Neely (Neillie)

Elected by councils for 30 days upon the death of Mayor Callow.

Hugh S. Fleming

1875– completed Callow’s unexpired term.

Ormsby Phillips

1876-1878

Thomas Megraw

1879-1881

Lewis Peterson, Jr.

1882-1884

James G. Wyman

1885-1887

Richard Turner Pearson

1888-1889

James G. Wyman

Sentenced to jail while in office – only mayor to be impeached.

1890-1892

Nicholas Voegtley

Served as mayor during the impeachment trial and during Wyman’s three month imprisonment.

1892

William M. Kennedy

1892-1896

Charles Geyer

1896-1898

James G. Wyman

1899-1906

John R. Murphy

Acting mayor with the title of City Recorder – appointed by the Governor.

1901-1903

Charles Frederick Kirschler

The last two years of his term, he served as Deputy Mayor of Greater Pittsburgh.

1906-December 6, 1907

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