City Officials

Mayors

Mayor Dates of Service
Service Years
C.L. Babcock
1919 - 1925
6
R.F. McLaughlin
1925 - 1928
3
L.S. Munch
1928 - 1933
5
George U. Thompson
1933 - 1937
4
J.H. Studley
1927 - 1943
6
O.W. Brumfiel
1943 - 1965
22
Paul R. Hicks
1965 - 1967
2
Gaylord M. Lambdin
1967 - 1969
2
Dr. James H. Millard, Jr.
1969 - 1971
2
Andrew Knox
1971 - 1983
12
Donald R. Mull
   

City Managers

City Manager
Dates of Service
Service Years
V.J. Hultquist
1919 - 1948
29
A.B. Smith
1948 - 1956
8
Ross F. Walker
1956 - 1968
12
J.W. Peters (Interim)
1968 - 1968

Raymond D. Schweitzer
1968 - 1971
3
David W. Switzer (Acting)
1971 - 1972 1
W. Gary Head
1972 - 1978
6
Mickey J. Bentley
1978 - 1988
10
William V. Ricker
1988 - 1991
3
C.L. Overman
1991 - 1999
8
Mark L. Johnson
   

Superintendents

Superintendent Dates of Service
Service Years
Ben Frazier
Unknown  
W.C. Carey
Unknown  
V.F. Goddard
1924 - 1957
33
R.M. Robinson
1957 - 1968
11
Harley H. Stephens
1968 - 1971
3
W.C. Helton
1971 - 1984
13
William H. Bailey
1984 - 1988
4
William C. Symons
1988 - 1994
6
Jane Qualls
1994 - 2004
10
Tom Shamblin
2004 - 2011
7
Brian Bell
   

Commissioners

Commissioner
Dates of Service
Service Years
W.V. Arnold
1919 - 1921
2
C.L. Babcock
1919 - 1925
6
S.A. Copp
1919 - 1924
5
T.C. Gray
1921 - 1923
2
L.S. Munch
1923 - 1939
16
R.F. McLaughlin
1924 - 1928
4
G.U. Thompson
1925 - 1944
19
J.H. Studley
1928 - 1955
27
O.W. Brumfiel
1939 - 1965
26
Thomas Blakely
1944 - 1950
6
A.G. Chambers
1950 - 1963
13
Paul Hicks
1955 - 1967
12
Gaylord Lambdin
1963 - 1969
6
Paul G. Worley
1965 - 1971
6
Clarence L. Byrd
1967 - 1968
1
James H. Millard, Jr.
1968 - 1971
3
Stone Carr
1968 - 1971
3
Betty H. Rush
1968 - 1973
5
Andrew Knox
1969 - 1991
22
Fred L. Stewart
1971 - 1989
18
Donald R. Mull
1971 - Present
 
A.G. Chambers, Jr.
1971 - 1987
16
A. Ray Webb
1973 - 1985
12
John D. Widner
1985 - 2003
18
Lewis T.W. Bledsoe
1987 - 1999
12
Harry W. Brooks
1989 - 2001
12
Garry L. Hill
 1991 - 1993
2
Dexter Stewart
1993 - 1999
6
Ralph Kidd
1999 - 2001
2
Odis C. Abbott, Jr.
1999 - Present
 
George Williams
2001 - 2008
7
Vaughn D. Belcher (Appointed)
2001 - 2003
 
Vaughn D. Belcher (Elected)
2003 - Present
 
Clayton G. Bledsoe (Appointed)
2003 - 2004
 
Clayton G. Bledsoe (Elected)
2004 - Present
 
Kenneth R. White
2008 - Present