History of Mayors

Buffalo Mayors, 1832 - 2000

Source: Historic Collection of Edward A. Waters
Name Year(s) In Office
Ebenezer Johnson
1832
Major A. Andrews
1833
Ebenezer Johnson
1834
Hiram Pratt
1835
Samuel Wilkenson
1836
Josiah Trowbridge, M.D.
1837
Pierre Barket
1837
Ebenezer Walden
1838
Hiram Pratt
1839
Capt. Sheldon Thompson
1840
Isaac R. Harrington
1841
George W. Clinton
1842
Joseph G. Masten
1843
William Ketchum
1844
Joseph G. Masten
1845
Solomon G. Haven
1846
Elbridge G. Spaulding
1847
Orlando Allen
1848
Hiram Barton
1849
Henry K. Smith
1850
James Wadsworth
1851
Hiram Barton
1852
Eli Cook
1853-55
Fredrick Stephens
1856-57
Timothy T. Lockwood
1858-59
Franklin A. Alberger
1860-61
William G. Fargo
1862-65
Chandler T. Wells
1866-67
William F. Rogers
1868-69
Alexander Brush
1870-73
Louis P. Dayton
1874-75
Philip Becker
1876-77
Solomon Scheu
1878-79
Alexander Brush
1880-81
Grover Cleveland
1882
Marcus M. Drake
1882
Harmon S. Cutting
1882
John B. Manning
1883
Johnathan Scoville
1884-85
Philip Beker
1886-89
Charles F. Bishop
1890-94
Edgar B. Jewett
1895-97
Conrad Diehl
1898-1901
Erastus C. Knight
1902-05
James N. Adam
1906-09
Louis P. Fuhrmann
1910-17
George S. Buck
1918-21
Frank X. Schwab
1922-29
Charles E. Roesch
1930-33
George J. Zimmerman
1934-37
Thomas L. Holling
1938-41
Joseph J. Kelly
1942-45
Bernard J. Dowd
1946-49
Joseph Mruk
1950-53
Stephen Pankow
1954-57
Frank A. Sedita
1958-61
Chester A. Kowal
1962-65
Frank A. Sedita
1966-73
Stanley Makowski
1974-77
James Griffin
1978-1993
Anthony M. Masiello
1994-2005
Byron W. Brown
2006-Present