In the best interest to historical documentation, the public and the families of former Mayors and City Councilmen, we have gathered the names and offices of those who gave their time and energy to making the Laurel Community a better place to live, work and play: 

 

April 25, 1872

April 7, 1873

Commissioners:

George Wheeler

George W. Kellogg

Robert Pilson

George Tiffany

President Board of Commissioners:

James A. Crandle

Commissioners:

David G. McCurdy

A.D. Luber

George Shorts

William A. Pritchard

President Board of Commissioners:

Walter Brown

May 6, 1874

May 10, 1875

Commissioners:

George W. Kellogg

Edward J. Phelps

John A. Talbott

Charles W. Baldwin

President Board of Commissioners:

William H. Diven

Commissioners:

Charles W. Baldwin

George W. Kellogg

Edward J. Phelps

John A. Talbott

President Board of Commissioners:

John A. Talbott

May 1, 1876

May 25, 1877

Commissioners:

Charles W. Baldwin

Charles F. Shaffer

James W. Moorehead

Henry McEwing

President Board of Commissioners:

Edward J. Phelps

Commissioners:

Charles F. Shaffer

Henry McEwing

Joseph A. Miles

Charles W. Baldwin

President Board of Commissioners:

Edward J. Phelps

May 20, 1878 May 5, 1879

Commissioners:

Frank A. Smith

Charles W. Baldwin

William H. Diven

Joseph A. Miles/E.W. Newman

President Board of Commissioners:

John Haslup

Commissioners:

L.A. Ellis

Charles H. Stanley

C.A. Pritchard

Henry McEwing

President Board of Commissioners:

John W. Whitesides

May 13, 1880 May 10, 1881

Commissioners:

Dr. John Cronmiller

Charles H. Stanley

Lawrence Ellis

Montague L. Richardson

President Board of Commissioners:

John W. Whitesides

Commissioners:

John W. Whitesides

Dr. John Cronmiller

Charles H. Stanley

Montague L. Richardson

President Board of Commissioners:

Lawrence A. Ellis

May 10, 1882 May 9, 1883

Commissioners:

John W. Whitesides

Henry C. Frost

William Milstead

Edward J. Phelps

President Board of Commissioners:

Dr. John Cronmiller

Commissioners:

Edward J. Phelps

Albinas Conway

William Harrison

Thomas W. Young

President Board of Commissioners:

Dr. John Cronmiller

May 7, 1884 May 13, 1885

Commissioners:

Edward J. Phelps

John W. Whitesides

Thomas W. Young

A.M. Bond

President Board of Commissioners:

Dr. John Cronmiller

Commissioners:

William Milstead, Jr.

C.W. Baldwin

John Haslup

Henry C. Frost

President Board of Commissioners:

Dr. John Cronmiller

May 5, 1886 May 7, 1887

Commissioners:

H.W. Thies

Edward Phelps

E. Baker Carr

William H. Diven

President Board of Commissioners:

A. M. Bond

Commissioners:

Edward Phelps

E. Baker Carr

William H. Diven

H. W. Thies

President Board of Commissioners:

A. M. Bond

May 9, 1888 1889

Commissioners:

E. Baker Carr

C.W. Bond

S.P. Keller

W.G. Beall

President Board of Commissioners:

Jesse Smallwood

MISSING

 
April 8, 1890 April 8, 1891

Council:

R.L. Wallach, President

Edward Phelps

John D. Chollar

J.S. Brown

George Marshall

Theodore Morrison

Lucien Cole

B.F. Crabbs

(elected President 2/16/1891)

H.W. Morrison, Jr.

Mayor:

Judson T. Cull

Council:

John D. Chollar, President

W.B. Beall

Benjamin Owens

Joseph Miles

Frank W. Awalt

Harry McEwing

Edward Phelps

Jesse Smallwood

John W. Jackson



Mayor:

Charles H. Stanley
April 6, 1892 April 5, 1893

Council:

A.L. Luber, President

Edward Phelps

C.W. Bond

John D. Chollar

Joseph Miles

Frank W. Awalt

Elwood N. Fisher

W.B. Beall

Benjamin Owens

Mayor:

Charles H. Stanley

Council:

F.W. Awalt, President

D.L. Sakers

William Crockett

William Cronmiller

Smith Armstrong

Elwood W. Fisher

A.L. Luber

C.W. Bond

Edward Phelps

Mayor:

J.R Huntt

April 4, 1894 April 3, 1895

Council:

P.P. Castle, President

R.W. Kerr

James Federline

H.W. Thies

M.F. Schooley

C.E. Phelps

Mayor:

Gustavus B. Timanus

Council:

M.F. Schooley, President

E. Burke Carr

John W. Sharswood

H.W. Thies

Albin F. Fairall

(completed James Federline's term)

Mayor:

Edward Phelps
April 8, 1896 April 5, 1897

Council:

Arthur F. Nicholson

James P. Curley

Plummer W. Carr

Dr. Thomas M. Baldwin

Robert W. Kerr

Mayor:

Edward Phelps

Council:

Robert W. Kerr, President

Dr. T.M. Baldwin

T. Harry O'Brien

James A. Brown

Plummer W. Carr

Mayor:

Edward Phelps

April 11, 1898 April 13, 1899

Council:

Robert W. Kerr, President

Charles Frothingham

Thomas M. Baldwin

T. Harry O'Brien

James A. Brown

Plummer W. Carr

Mayor:

Edward Phelps

Council:

Thomas M. Baldwin, President

Calvin W. Donaldson

E. Burke Carr

Charles Frothingham

James A. Brown



Mayor:

Edward Phelps

April 4, 1900 1901

Council:

Frank W. Awalt, President

Theodore Sakers

John Haslup

J.C. Howell

Benjamin Owens

Mayor:

Edward Phelps

Council:

Frank W. Awalt, President

William H. Mullican

Theodore Sakers

J.C. Howell

Benjamin Owens

Mayor:

Edward Phelps

April 28, 1902 1903

Council:

Gilbert A. Haslup, President

Walter Martin

Robert L. Frye

H.W. Thies

James A. Brown

Mayor:

Gustavus Timanus

Council:

Gilbert A. Haslup, President

James A. Brown

H.W. Thies

George W. Waters, Jr.

Robert L. Frye

Mayor:

Gustavus Timanus

April 20, 1904 April 18, 1906

Council:

Gilbert A. Haslup, President

James W. Travers

John W. O'Brien

H.W. Thies

James A. Brown

Mayor:

Gustavus Timanus/T. Watts Byerly

(Byerly completed Term 7/10/05)

Council:

Auguste Faure, President

LePage Cronmiller

Edward Phelps

William H. Dorsey

Calvin W. Donaldson

Mayor:

William E. Gilbert

April 22, 1908 April 18, 1910

Council:

LePage Cronmiller, President

Edward Phelps

W. H. Dorsey

Calvin W. Donaldson

John F. Palmer

Mayor:

William E. Gilbert

Council:

William H. Dorsey, President

Howard F. Harrison

Edward Phelps

John F. Palmer

H.W. Thies

Mayor:

William E. Gilbert/George P. McCeney

(On Dec 12, 1910, George P. McCeney became the mayor upon the resignation of William E. Gilbert.  McCeney completed Term 12/12/10)

April 7, 1912 April 20, 1914

Council:

John R. Jones, President

Edmund B. Carr

L. Clinton Donaldson

Albert L. Gosnell

Elwood N. Fisher

Mayor:

George W. Waters, Jr.

Council:

L. Clinton Donaldson, President

Edmund B. Carr (Died 4/6/15)

Gilbert A. Haslup

Albert L. Gosnell

Elwood N. Fisher

Mayor:

George W. Waters, Jr.

April 17, 1916 April 15, 1918

Council:

William H. Dorsey, President

DeWilton H. Donaldson

Harry H. Knight

George W. Alcorn

Elwood N. Fisher

Mayor:

George W. Waters, Jr.

Council:

DeWilton Donaldson, President

Henry M. Scott

John W. O'Brien

George W. Alcorn

E. W. Pearre

Mayor:

George P. McCeney

April 22, 1920 April 17, 1922

Council:

Edward F. Tolson, President

L. Clinton Donaldson

Charles D. Godfrey

William H. Dorsey

Thomas D. Roberts/

Howard Boteler(10/11/20)

Charles E. Little (succeeded Tolson)

Mayor:

William E. Gilbert/Edward F. Tolson

(12/14/20 Tolson became Mayor)

Council:

William H. Dorsey, President

Ernest R. Harrison

William E. Beall

E. Roy Hill

Mayor:

Charles E. Little

April 21, 1924 April 19, 1926

Council:

DeWilton Donaldson, President

Charles H. Lilley

Ernest R. Harrison

John O. Sharswood

John H. Fetty

Mayor:

Thomas D. Roberts/

DeWilton H. Donaldson (October 1925 )

Council:

John H. Fetty, President

E. Calvin Donaldson

Charles H. Lilley

Bert Ayton

Lee E. Gilbert

Walter Lanahan

Mayor:

DeWilton Donaldson

April 16, 1928 April 21, 1930

Council:

Walter D. Lanahan, President

E. Calvin Donaldson

Charles H. Lilley

Bert Ayton

David Schaffer, Jr.

Mayor:

James P. Curley

Council:

William H. Dorsey, President

Walter D. Lanahan

Charles R. Reeley

E.C. Parks

Herman P. Millard

Mayor:

John H. Fetty

April 18, 1932 April 16, 1934

Council:

Bert Ayton, President

Walter D. Lanahan

Charles R. Reeley

DeWilton H. Donaldson

Charles H. Lilley

Mayor:

John H. Fetty

Council:

DeWilton Donaldson, President

Bert Ayton

Everard E. Hatch/E. Claude Gaylor

(Replaced Hatch 10/29/35)

Charles H. Lilley

Charles R. Reeley

Mayor:

Julian B. Anderson

April 20, 1936 1938

Council:

Bert Ayton, President

Maynard L. Ward

Charles R. Reeley

G. Bowie McCeney

Charles H. Lilley

Mayor:

Everard E. Hatch

Council:

Bert Ayton, President

Edward F. Tolson

Charles R. Reeley

Maynard L. Ward

Charles H. Lilley

Mayor:

Everard E. Hatch

1940 April 20, 1942

Council:

Bert Ayton, President

Hiram Soper

G. Bowie McCeney

Maynard L. Ward

Charles H. Lilley

Mayor:

Edward F. Tolson

Council:

DeWilton Donaldson, President

John H. Fetty

Thomas B. Israel

Maynard L. Ward

Charles A. St. Clair

Mayor:

Edward F. Tolson

April 17, 1944 April 15, 1946

Council:

DeWilton Donaldson

John H. Fetty

Thomas B. Israel

Maynard L. Ward

Charles A. St. Clair

Mayor:

Edward F. Tolson

Council:

Bert Ayton, President

Norris C. Beall

James B. Turney

J. Gilbert White

W. LeRoy Armstrong

Mayor:

John H. Fetty

April 26, 1948 April 24, 1950

Council:

W. LeRoy Armstrong, President

Norris C. Beall

Maynard L. Ward

James B. Turney

J. Gilbert White

Mayor:

Merrill L. Harrison

Council:

J. Gilbert White, President

Norris C. Beall

Maynard L. Ward

James B. Turney

W. LeRoy Armstrong

Mayor:

Merrill L. Harrison

April 21, 1952 April 21, 1954

Council:

Hiram J. Soper, President

Harry Hardingham, Jr.

Carlisle F. Cook

C. Philip Nichols

Ruth R. Sussman

Mayor:

Merrill L. Harrison

Council:

Hiram J. Soper, President

Charles L. Scott

Henry M. Scott

J. Gilbert White

Ruth R. Sussman

Mayor:

Harry Hardingham, Jr.

April 18, 1956 April 23, 1958

Council:

Hiram J. Soper, President

Henry M. Scott

Henry W. Schlosser, Jr.

Alton M. Donaldson

Ruth R. Sussman





Mayor:

Harry Hardingham, Jr.

Council:

Henry M. Scott, President

P.G. Melbourne (Replaced Scott)

Henry W. Schlosser, Jr.

Thomas F. Murphy

Ruth R. Sussman, President

(Upon resignation of Scott)

Alton M. Donaldson

Mayor:

Hiram J. Soper

April 20, 1960 March 21, 1962

Council:

Alton M. Donaldson, President

Thomas F. Murphy

P.G. Melbourne, III

Henry W. Schlosser, Jr.

Ruth R. Sussman

Mayor:

Hiram J. Soper

Council:

Merrill L. Harrison, President

Henry M. Scott

Elmer E. Donaldson

Dr. John R. Buell

Leo E. Wilson

Mayor:

P. G. Melbourne, III

1964 1966

Council:

Dr. John R. Buell, President

Henry M. Scott

Thomas F. Murphy

Henry W. Schlosser, Jr.

Leo E. Wilson

Mayor:

Merrill L. Harrison

Council:

Henry W. Schlosser, Jr., President

Robert Kluckhuhn

John Brady

Ronald E. Davies

Leo E. Wilson

Mayor:

Merrill L. Harrison

1968 1970

Council:

John D. Brady, President

Henry W. Schlosser, Jr.

Robert Kluckhuhn

Ronald E. Davies

Leo E. Wilson

Mayor:

Merrill L. Harrison

Council:

Leo Wilson, President

M. Peggy Anderson

Frank P. Casula

Ronald E. Davies

John D. Brady

Mayor:

Merrill L. Harrison

1972 1974

Council:

Frank P. Casula, President

John D. Brady

John M. Barron/Dr. John Buell

(Buell completed Term)

Aramus C. Neil

M. Peggy Anderson



Mayor:

Leo E. Wilson (Incumbent)

Council:

Frank P. Casula, President

Robert J. DiPietro

(Completed Casula Term)

M. Peggy Anderson

James E. Cross, III

D. Craig Horn

Aramus C. Neil, President

Mayor:

Leo E. Wilson

1976 1978

Council:

D. Craig Horn, President

Robert J. DiPietro

James Alexander Forsyth

James E. Cross, III

Frank Max Salinger

Mayor:

Leo E. Wilson (Incumbent)

Council:

James E. Cross, III, President

Warren R. Marton, Jr.

Richard D. Rice

Lynn S. Roehrich

D. Craig Horn

Mayor:

Robert J. DiPietro

1980 1982

Council:

James E. Cross, III, President

Dani Duniho

H. Edward Ricks

Hal Ammann

Lynn S. Roehrich

Mayor:

Robert J. DiPietro (Incumbent)

Council:

James E. Cross, III, President

Dani Duniho

H. Edward Ricks

Hal Ammann

Dr. Corlette C. Calvert

Mayor:

Robert J. DiPietro

1984 1986

Council:

H. Edward Ricks, President

Dani Duniho

Frank G. Persico

Dr. Corlette C. Calvert

William G. Grenier, Jr.

Mayor:

Robert J. DiPietro (Incumbent)

Council:

Dr. Corlette C. Calvert, President

Frank G. Persico

William G. Grenier, Jr.

Tim Abell

H. Edward Ricks

Mayor:

Dani Duniho

1988 1990

Council:

William G. Grenier, Jr., President

Joseph R. Robison

Stephen P. Turney

Dr. Corlette C. Calvert

Craig A. Moe



Mayor:

Dani Duniho (Incumbent)

Council:

Stephen P. Turney, President

Craig A. Moe

Linda L.S. Schulte

Terry Martin

William G. Grenier, Jr.

Jeanne Proto (completed Martin Term)

Mayor:

Joseph R. Robison

1992 1994

Council:

Linda L.S. Schulte, President

Robert S. Stahley

Reginald A. Parks

Faith C. Calhoun

Bruce M. Dodgson

Mayor:

Joseph R. Robison (Incumbent)

Council:

Faith C. Calhoun, President

Bruce M. Dodgson

Charles A. Hulberg

Craig A. Moe

Patricia (Ott) Howard

Mayor:

Frank P. Casula

 

1996 1998

Council:

Craig A. Moe, President

Michael R. Leszcz

Faith C. Calhoun

C. Michael Walls

Patricia J. Howard

Mayor:

Frank P. Casula (Incumbent)

Council:

Michael R. Leszcz, President

Craig A. Moe

C. Michael Walls

Regina "Jean" Dean

Paul D. Duncan

Mayor:

Frank P. Casula

2000 2002

Council:

Michael R. Leszcz (Succeeded to Mayor)

G. Rick Wilson (Appointed 11/14/2001)

Craig A. Moe

C. Michael Walls, President

Paul Ellis

Faith C. Calhoun

Mayor:

Frank P. Casula (Incumbent)(Died In office)

Michael R. Leszcz, (Sworn 10/22/01)

Council:

Michael R. Leszcz, President 

G. Rick Wilson

Janis L. Robison

Frederick Smalls

Michael B. Sarich

Mayor:

Craig A. Moe

2004

2006

Council:

Michael R. Leszcz, President

Gayle Snyder

Janis L. Robison

Frederick Smalls

Michael B. Sarich

Mayor:

Craig A. Moe

 


2008


Council:

Michael. R. Leszcz, President

Janis L.Robison

Gayle W. Snyder

Donna L. Crary

Frederick Smalls

Mayor:

Craig A. Moe

 

 


2011


Council:

Michael R. Leszcz

H. Edward Ricks

Valerie M.A. Nicholas

Donna L. Crary, President

Frederick Smalls

Mayor:

Craig A. Moe

 

 

Council:

Frederick Smalls, President

Gayle Snyder

Janis L. Robison

Michael B. Sarich

Michael R. Leszcz

Mayor:

Craig A. Moe

 


2009 Special Referendum

Extended Mayor/Council Terms


Council:

Michael R. Leszcz, President

Janis L. Robison,

Gayle W. Snyder *

Donna L. Crary

Frederick Smalls

Mayor:

Craig A. Moe

*Valerie M.A. Nicholas appointed to fill the vacated Ward 1 seat when Gayle W. Snyder resigned effective June 1, 2011.

2015


Council:
Michael R. Leszcz
H. Edward Ricks, President
Valerie M.A. Nicholas
Donna L. Crary
Frederick Smalls
Mayor:
Craig A. Moe