mayors of mason

A “Mayors Wall” hangs in the Mason Municipal Center. It is a list of past mayors of Mason, with room to add new mayors as they are elected.

mason mayors

Term Mayor’s Name
1840 – 1850 Mason Seward*
1850 – 1851 David W. VanDyke*
1851 – 1852 James Fugate*
1852 – 1854 David W. VanDyke
1854 – 1856 Thomas Crawford
1856 – 1858 Richard H. Cunningham*
1858 A.C. Bates*
1858 – 1859 David W. VanDyke
1859 – 1860 Ephriam L. Meighen
1860 – 1861 Elias Meighen*
1861 – 1865 David W. VanDyke
1865 – 1866 Thomas J. Blackburn
1866 – 1867 Felix S. Welton*
1867 – 1869 W. Felter
1869 – 1874 Robert Huston Bennett*
1874 – 1876 David W. VanDyke
1876 – 1878 Thomas J. Blackburn
1878 – 1880 Benjamin D. Welton*
1880 – 1882 David W. VanDyke
1882 – 1884 Robert Huston Bennett
1884 – 1890 Joseph P. Torbett*
1890 – 1892 Robert Huston Bennett
1892 – 1898 William C. Van Fossen*
1898 – 1903 John W. Lowe*
1903 – 1904 W. C. Ritter
1904 Walter W. Voorhis*
1904 – 1905 James Shurts*
1905 – 1909 Dr. John M. VanDyke*
1909 – 1913 John W. Lowe
1913 – 1917 Dr. Michael H. Houseworth*
1917 – 1919 W. Hoss
1919 – 1921 Dr. Michael H. Houseworth
1921 – 1925 Wilmer Littell*
1925 – 1927 William C. Van Fossen
1927 – 1935 Joseph L. Davis
1935 Harry Chesney*
1935 – 1947 William E. Bishop*
1947 – 1949 R. T. Cunningham*
1949 – 1951 Ronald Shurtz*
1951 – 1954 Loring D. “Barney” Lane*
1954 Carl Sanker*
1954 – 1957 Francis M. Girton*
1957 – 1965 Charles G. Anderson*
1965 – 1968 Russell “Chick” Houghton*
1968 – 1969 George Wilson*
1969 – 1971 Donald Mollman
1971 – 1973 Robert Ayer
1973 – 1975 Arlie Parke*
1975 – 1978 Louis Eves*
1978 – 1980 Rea Boone
1980 – 1993 Louis Eves
1993 – 1997 James “Dick” Staten
1997 – 1999 Betty Davis
1999 – 2003 John McCurley
2003 – 2005 Peter Beck
2005 – 2007 Charlene A. Pelfrey
2007 – 2009 Tom Grossmann
2009-2011 Don Prince
2011-2015 David F. Nichols
2016-present Victor Kidd

* Interred at Rose Hill Cemetery