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Mayors of Las Vegas, 1911-2021 (may be incomplete!)
Peter Buol 1911-13 W. E. 'Bill' Hawkins 1913-19 W. E. Ferron 1919-21 N. T. Jones 1921 Charles Ireland 1921 W. C. 'Bill' German 1921-22 W. C. 'Bill' German 1923-25 J. F. 'Fred' Hesse 1925-31 Ernest W. Cragin 1931-35 Leonard L. Arnett 1935-38 H. P. Marble 1938-39 John L. Russell 1939-41 Herbert Krause 1941 Howell Garrison 1941-43 Ernest W. Cragin 1943-51 Charles D. Baker 1951-59 Oran K. Gragson 1959-75 William Briare 1975-87 Ronald Lurie 1987-91 Jan Laverty Jones 1991-99 Oscar B. Goodman 1999-2011 Carolyn G. Goodman 2011-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1911 Jun 11: Peter Buol, elected; W. E. 'Bill' Hawkins, defeated.
  • 1913 May 6: W. E. 'Bill' Hawkins, elected unopposed.
  • 1915 May 4: W. E. 'Bill' Hawkins, elected; John L. Russell, defeated.
  • 1917 May 8: W. E. 'Bill' Hawkins, elected; Floyd Francis, defeated.
  • 1919 May 6: W. E. Ferron, elected unopposed.
  • 1921 May 3: N. T. Jones, elected; W. E. Ferron, defeated.
  • 1921 Jul 23: N. T. Jones, died in office.
  • 1921 Aug 3: Charles Ireland, appointed.
  • 1921 Oct 4: Charles Ireland, resigned; W. C. 'Bill' German, appointed.
  • 1922 Jan 6: W. C. 'Bill' German, resigned.
  • 1923 May 8: W. C. 'Bill' German, elected; Roy W. Martin, defeated; E. H. Hunting, defeated; Thomas R. Hodgens, defeated; W. H. Dentner, defeated.
  • 1925 May 5: J. F. 'Fred' Hesse, elected; W. C. 'Bill' German, defeated; E. W. Griffith, defeated.
  • 1927 May 3: J. F. 'Fred' Hesse, elected; Charles J. Hammond, defeated.
  • 1931: Ernest W. Cragin, elected; L. B. Hansell, defeated.
  • 1935: Leonard L. Arnett, elected; Ernest W. Cragin, defeated; James H. Down, defeated.
  • 1938 May 4: Leonard L. Arnett, resigned; H. P. Marble, appointed.
  • 1939 May 9: John L. Russell, elected; Charles D. Baker, defeated; James H. Down, defeated; Fred I. O'Donnell, defeated.
  • 1941 May 12: John L. Russell, removed.
  • 1943: Ernest W. Cragin, elected unopposed.
  • 1947: Ernest W. Cragin, elected; Harve Perry, defeated; Walter B. Bates, defeated.
  • 1951 May 8: Charles D. Baker, elected; Ernest W. Cragin, defeated; George E. Franklin, defeated; Archie B. Wells, defeated.
  • 1955 May 3: Charles D. Baker, elected; George E. Franklin, Jr., defeated; Philip N. Partridge, defeated.
  • 1975: Harry Reid, defeated.
  • 1991 May 7: Jan Laverty Jones, elected; Steve Miller, defeated; M. Brookman, defeated; John M. Bonaventura, defeated; Leonard V. Millman, defeated; Alfred Gomez, defeated; John Cook, defeated; Joseph M. Kadans, defeated; Charles Broadus, defeated; Thomas M. Dudas, defeated; William P. Seffel, defeated; Ray Foster, defeated; Robert W. House, defeated.
  • 1995 May 2: Jan Laverty Jones, elected; H. Michael Milko, defeated; William P. Seffel, defeated; Willy McDonald, defeated; Sandra Nobel, defeated; John Cook, defeated; Carlo Poliak, defeated.
  • 1999 May 4: Oscar B. Goodman, advanced to runoff; Arnie Adamsen, advanced to runoff; Mark L. Fine, defeated; Frank La Spina, defeated; Cruz Olague, defeated; Anthony D. Snowden, defeated; Tom McGowan, defeated; H. Michael Milko, defeated; Douglas Opolka, defeated.
  • 1999 Jun 8: Oscar B. Goodman, elected; Arnie Adamsen, defeated.
  • 2003 Apr 8: Oscar B. Goodman, elected; Tom McGowan, defeated; Joe Falco, defeated; Edward R. Schmitt, defeated; Allan Smith, defeated; Carlo Poliak, defeated.
  • 2007 Apr 3: Oscar B. Goodman, elected; Tom McGowan, defeated; Sandra Coon, defeated; Beatrice Denise Turner, defeated; Yvette Chevalier, defeated; Tony Ianni, defeated.
  • 2011 Apr 5: Carolyn G. Goodman, advanced to runoff; Christina Giunchigliani, advanced to runoff; Larry Brown, defeated; Victor Chaltiel, defeated; Steven D. Ross, defeated; George Harris, defeated; Katherine Duncan, defeated; Angel F. Vásquez, defeated; Anthony Wernicke, defeated; Deborah Love, defeated; Christine Montez, defeated; A. 'Duke' Breuer, defeated; Joe Falco, defeated; Abdul H. Shabazz, defeated; Tim Gamble, defeated; Marlene Rogoff, defeated; Larry M. Jeppesen, defeated; Ed Uehling, defeated.
  • 2011 Jun 7: Carolyn G. Goodman, elected; Christina Giunchigliani, defeated.
  • 2015 Apr 7: Carolyn G. Goodman, elected; Stavros S. Anthony, defeated; Phil Cory, defeated; Abdul H. Shabazz, defeated.
  • 2019 Apr 2: Carolyn G. Goodman, elected; Phil Collins, defeated; Amy Luciano, defeated; Tina Alexander, defeated; Mack Miller, defeated; Vance Sanders, defeated; Zachary Krueger, defeated.


    Postmasters at Las Vegas, 1893-1976 (may be incomplete!)
    Helen J. Stewart 1893-1904 Walter R. Bracken 1904-14 Charles C. Corkhill 1914-22 Charles P. Squires 1922-23 Charles P. Squires 1923-24 Robert B. Griffith 1924-25 Robert B. Griffith 1925-30 Coverton K. Ryerse 1930 Coverton K. Ryerse 1930-33 Frank F. Garside 1933-34 Frank F. Garside 1934-53 Coverton K. Ryerse 1953-54 Coverton K. Ryerse 1954-60 Georgia H. Butterfield 1960-61 Robert H. Lias 1961-62 Robert H. Lias 1962-76

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