Mayor of the City of Green Bay
Incumbent
Eric Genrich

since April 15, 2019
Term lengthFour years, no term limit
Constituting instrumentGreen Bay Municipal Code
Formation1854
First holderW. C. E. Thomas
Salary$91,445[1]
WebsiteOfficial website

This is a list of mayors of Green Bay, Wisconsin. Originally, the mayoral term in Green Bay was one year. In 1904, the mayoral term was changed to two years.[2] In 1967, the mayoral term was changed to four years.[3]

The current mayor is Eric Genrich, who was officially sworn into office on April 15, 2019.[4] The previous mayor, Jim Schmitt, was the longest-serving mayor in Green Bay's history, at 16 years (2003–2019).[5]

List of mayors

W. C. E. Thomas, first mayor of Green Bay
W. C. E. Thomas, first mayor of Green Bay
Henry S. Baird, 7th mayor of Green Bay
Henry S. Baird, 7th mayor of Green Bay
Arthur Neville, 19th mayor of Green Bay
Arthur Neville, 19th mayor of Green Bay
Robert Minahan, 24th mayor of Green Bay
Robert Minahan, 24th mayor of Green Bay
# Mayor[6] Sworn In Left Office Terms Comments
1 W. C. E. Thomas 1854 1855 1
2 Francis X. Desnoyers 1855 1856 1
3 H. E. Eastman 1856 1858 2
4 Burley Follett 1858 1859 1
5 Nathan Goodell 1859 1860 1
6 Eleazor H. Ellis 1860 1861 1
7 Henry S. Baird 1861 1863 2
8 Burley Follett 1863 1864 1 Second non-consecutive term.
9 Nathan Goodell 1864 1865 1 Second non-consecutive term.
10 Myron P. Lindsley 1865 1866 1
11 Charles D. Robinson 1866 1867 1
12 James S. Marshall 1867 1868 1
13 Anton Klaus 1868 1871 3
14 Alonzo Kimball 1871 1872 1
15 Charles D. Robinson 1872 1873 1 Second non-consecutive term.
16 Alonzo Kimball 1873 1874 1 Second non-consecutive term.
17 C. E. Crane 1874 1876 2
18 Frederick S. Ellis 1876 1877 1
19 C. E. Crane 1877 1880 3 Second non-consecutive term.
20 John C. Neville 1880 1881 1
21 William J. Abrams 1881 1882 1
22 J. H. M. Wigman 1882 1883 1
23 William J. Abrams 1883 1885 2 Second non-consecutive term.
24 Charles Hartung 1885 1888 3
25 Arthur C. Neville 1888 1890 2
26 James H. Elmore 1890 1896 6
27 Frank B. Desnoyers 1896 1899 3
28 Simon J. Murphy Jr. 1899 1902 3
29 J. H. Tayler 1902 1904 2
30 Robert E. Minahan 1904 1908 2 Mayor's term changed to two years.[2]
31 Winford Abrams 1908 1916 4
32 Elmer S. Hall 1916 1921 2
33 Wenzel Wiesner 1921 1927 5
34 James H. McGillan 1927 1929 1
35 John V. Diener 1929 1937 4
36 John S. Farrell 1937 1939 1
37 Alex Biemeret 1939 1945 3
38 Dominic Olejniczak 1945 1955 5
39 Otto Rachals 1955 1959 2
40 Roman Denissen 1959 1965 3
41 Donald Tilleman 1965 1972 2 1/2 Mayor's term changed to four years before the 1967 election.[3] Died in office.
42 Harris Burgoyne 1972 1973 1/2 Served as mayor until a special election was held.[7]
43 Thomas Atkinson 1973 1975 1/2 Served until the regular election in 1975.[8]
44 Michael Monfils 1975 1979 1
45 Samuel J. Halloin 1979 1995 4
46 Paul Jadin 1995 2003 2
47 Jim Schmitt 2003 2019 4
48 Eric Genrich 2019 present 1 Incumbent

Living former mayors

Name Mayoral term Date of birth
Michael Monfils 1975-1979 (1938-12-12) December 12, 1938 (age 82)
Paul F. Jadin 1995-2003 (1955-05-02) May 2, 1955 (age 65)
Jim Schmitt 2003-2019 (1958-06-07) June 7, 1958 (age 62)

References

  1. ^ "2020 City of Green Bay Budget". City of Green Bay. November 5, 2019. Retrieved January 16, 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Robert E. Minahan, MD (1858 - 1935)". City of Green Bay. Archived from the original on May 12, 2012. Retrieved November 30, 2011 – via Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ a b "Donald A. Tilleman (1919-1972)". City of Green Bay. Archived from the original on May 12, 2012. Retrieved September 15, 2016 – via Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt sworn in for fourth term". WLUK-TV. April 21, 2015. Retrieved September 15, 2016.
  5. ^ Rodewald, Adam (April 7, 2015). "Schmitt earns 4th term as Green Bay's mayor". Green Bay Press-Gazette. Retrieved September 15, 2016.
  6. ^ "W. C. E. Thomas (1818-1876)". City of Green Bay. Archived from the original on May 12, 2012. Retrieved September 15, 2016 – via Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ "Harris G. Burgoyne (1910-1994)". City of Green Bay. Archived from the original on May 12, 2012. Retrieved September 15, 2016 – via Wayback Machine.
  8. ^ "Michael R. Monfils (1938 - )". City of Green Bay. Archived from the original on May 12, 2012. Retrieved September 15, 2016 – via Wayback Machine.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)