History

Former Mayors of Trenton

Name

 Elected

Term

In Office

Raleigh Lancaster

February 7, 1939

1 yr.

1940

J.O. “Jim” Coleman

February 4, 1941

Took office March 11, 1941

Suspended May 9, 1941

M.P. Stanley, Acting Mayor

July 7, 1941

 

 

J.O. Coleman reinstated

August 4, 1941

1 yr.

1941

J.O. Coleman      Re-elected

December 1, 1941

1 yr.

1942

H.E. Lancaster

December 17, 1945

1 yr.

1946

Odell Mikell

December 5, 1946

1 yr.

1947

W.E. Buchanon

December 3, 1947

1 yr.

1948

     Re-elected

December 11, 1948

1 yr.

1949

James Revels

December 9, 1949

1 yr.

1950

Billy Lancaster

December 11, 1950

1 yr.

1951

R.H. Johnson

December 5, 1951

2 yrs.

1952 & 1953

     Re-elected

December 2, 1953

2 yrs.

1954 & 1955

     Re-elected

December 7, 1955

2 yrs.

1956 & 1957

     Re-elected

December 4, 1957

2 yrs.

1958 & 1959

     Re-elected

December 3, 1959

2 yrs.

1960 & 1961

R.H. Johnson resigned

June 27, 1960

 

 

J.O. Coleman appointed, Acting Mayor

 

July – Dec. 1960

 

J.O. Coleman elected

December 7, 1960

finish term

1961

     Re-elected

December 6, 1961

2 yrs.

1962 & 1963

Robert C. Rowland

December 3, 1963

2 yrs.

1964 & 1965

Vernon Layfield

December 8, 1965

2 yrs.

1966 & 1967

     Re-elected

December 6, 1967

2 yrs.

1968 & 1969

     Re-elected

December 2, 1969

2 yrs.

1970 & 1971

Hilda Kressman

December 7, 1971

2 yrs.

1972 & 1973

C.A. “Tony” Collins

December 4, 1973

2 yrs.

1974 & 1975

     Re-elected

December 2, 1975

2 yrs.

1976 & 1977

C.A. “Tony” Collins resigned

April 5, 1976

 

 

Percy F. Jones elected

May 18, 1976

1 yr 7 mo bal.

1976 & 1977

Percy F. Jones died in office

September 4, 1976

 

 

Charles E. Hatch elected

December 7, 1976

1 yr 1 mo bal.

1976 & 1977

     Re-elected

December 20, 1977

2 yrs.

1978 & 1979

     Re-elected

December 4, 1979

2 yrs.

1980 & 1981

David M. “Duke” Lang, Jr.

December 8, 1981

2 yrs.

1982 & 1983

     Re-elected

December 6, 1983

2 yrs.

1984 & 1985

     Re-elected

December 3, 1985

2 yrs.

1986 & 1987

Lavaughn A. Sessions

December 22, 1987

2 yrs.

1988 & 1989

     Re-elected

December 5, 1989

2 yrs.

1990 & 1991

W.O. “Bill” Clifton

December 3, 1991

2 yrs.

1992 & 1993

     Re-elected

December 7, 1993

2 yrs.

1994 & 1995

Billy Rogers

December 5, 1995

2 yrs.

1996 & 1997

     Re-elected

December 2, 1997

2 yrs.

1998 & 1999

     Re-elected

December 7, 1999

2 yrs.

2000 & 2001

C.A. “Pete” Randolph

December 4, 2001

2 yrs.

2002 & 2003

     Re-elected

December 2, 2003

2 yrs.

2004 & 2005

     Re-elected

December 6, 2005

2 yrs.

2006 & 2007

C. Glen Thigpen

December 4, 2007

2 yrs.

2008 & 2009

     Unopposed
     Unopposed

     Unopposed

     Unopposed

December 1, 2009
December 6, 2011

December 2013

December 2015

2 yrs.
2 yrs.

2 yrs.

2 yrs

2010 & 2011
2012 & 2013
2014 & 2015

2016 & 2017

Former City Clerks of Trenton

Name

From

To

Benjamin Denny

April 1943

October 1958

Marzee Clifton

October 1958

November 1967

Francis Schofield

November 1967

September 1971

Ginger Lindsey

September 1971

January 1972

Jean Scott

January 1972

April 1972

Carla Swails

April 1972

July 1972

Frieda Hartsfield

July 1972

May 1973

Kathryn Deen

June 1973

1999

Position no longer a stand-alone position.

Absorbed by the City Manager position

Former City Managers of Trenton

Name

From

To

Ray Skeen

May 1963

November 1972

Grady Jones

October 1972

July 1973

Charles Hatch

July 1973

February 1976

Kathryn Deen (Interim)

February 1976

April 1976

George Custer

April 1976

January 1978

Ray Skeen (Temporary)

January 1978

April 1978

Henry Curry *

April 1978

July 1978

Kathryn Deen (Interim)

July 1978

January 1979

Fred DuBois *

January 1979

July 1979

Kathryn Deen (Interim)

July 1979

October 1979

Kathryn Deen

October 1979

1999

Michael Lamar

2000

May 2005

Jered Ottenwess

August 2005

March 5, 2010

Taylor Brown

Vickie Griffis (Interim)

Lyle Wilkerson

April 19, 2010

January 4, 2016

July 25, 2016

December 31, 2015

March 2016

Current

                               

 

 

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