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List of Mayors of Atlantic City, New Jersey facts for kids

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The Mayor is the highest elected official in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Since its incorporation in 1854, the town has had 39 mayors.

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# Mayor Term start Term end Terms   Party
1 Chalkley S. Leeds 1854 1856 2 None
2 Richard Hackett 1856 1856 12 None
3 John G. W. Avery 1856 1857 1 None
4 Lewis Reed 1857 1861 4 None
5 James Harper 1861 1862 1 None
(1) Chalkley S. Leeds 1862 1863 1 None
6 Jacob Middleton 1863 1865 2 None
7 Jacob T. Evard 1865 1866 1 Republican
8 David W. Belisle 1866 1868 2 Republican
9 Lemuel G. Eldridge 1868 1868 Partial Republican
10 John J. Gardner 1868 1872 4 Republican
11 Charles Souder 1872 1874 2 Republican
(10) John J. Gardner 1874 1876 2 Republican
12 Willard Wright 1876 1878 2 Democratic
13 John L. Bryant 1878 1879 1 Republican
(12) Willard Wright 1879 1880 1 Democratic
14 Harry L. Slape 1880 1881 1 Republican
(12) Willard Wright 1881 1882 1 Democratic
15 Charles Maxwell 1882 1885 3 Republican
16 Thomas C. Garrett 1885 1887 2 Republican
17 Samuel D. Hoffman 1887 1891 4 Republican
(12) Willard Wright 1891 1894 3 Democratic
18 Franklin P. Stoy 1894 1897 3 Republican
19 Joseph Thompson 1897 1900 3 Democratic
(18) Franklin P. Stoy 1900 1911 3 Republican
20 George Carmany 1911 1912 Partial Republican
21 Harry Bacharach 1912 1912 1 Republican
22 William Riddle 1912 1916 1 Democratic
(21) Harry Bacharach 1916 1920 1 Republican
23 Edward L. Bader † 1920 1927 2 Republican
24 Anthony Ruffu, Jr. 1927 1930 1 Republican
25 Joseph A. Paxson 1930 1930 Partial Republican
(21) Harry Bacharach 1930 1935 1 Republican
26 Charles D. White 1935 1940 1 Republican
27 Thomas D. Taggart, Jr. 1940 1944 1 Democratic
28 Joseph Altman † 1944 1967 6 Republican
29 Richard S. Jackson 1967 1969 Partial Republican
30 William T. Somers 1969 1972 1 Democratic
31 Joseph Bradway, Jr. 1972 1976 1 Republican
32 Joseph Lazarow 1976 1982 1 12 Republican
33 Michael J. Matthews 1982 1984 12 Democratic
34 James L. Usry 1984 1990 1 12 Republican
35 Jim Whelan 1990 2002 3 Democratic
36 Lorenzo Langford 2002 2006 1 Democratic
37 Robert Levy 2006 2007 Partial Democratic
38 Scott Evans 2007 2008 Partial Democratic
(36) Lorenzo Langford 2008 2014 1 12 Democratic
39 Don Guardian 2014 Incumbent 1 Republican
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