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List of South Bend Mayors

William G. George

Republican

1865-1868

Dr. Louis Humphreys

Republican

1868-1872

William Miller

Republican

1872-1876

A.N. Thomas

Republican

1876-1878

Lucius G. Tong

Republican

1878-1880

Dr. Levi J. Ham

Democrat

1880-1884

George W. Loughman

Republican

1884-1888

William H. Longley

Democrat

1888-1892

David R. Leeper

Democrat

1892-1894

D.B.J. Schafer

Republican

1894-1898

Schuyler Colfax, Jr.

Republican

1898-1902

Edward J. Fogarty

Democrat

1902-1910

Charles L. Goetz

Democrat

1910-1914

Fred W. Keller

Independent

1914-1918

Dr. Franklin R. Carson

Republican

1918-1922

Eli F. Seebirt

Republican

1922-1926

Chester R. Montgomery

Democrat

1926-1930

William Riley Hinkle

Democrat

1930-1935

George W. Freyermuth

Republican

1935-1938

Jesse I. Pavey

Democrat

1938-1945

F. Kenneth Dempsey

Democrat

1945-1947

George A. Schock

Democrat

1947-1952

John A. Scott

Republican

1952-1956

Edward F. Voorde

Democrat

1956-1960

Frank J. Bruggner

Democrat

1960-1964

Lloyd M. Allen

Republican

1964-1972

Jerry Miller

Democrat

1972-1976

Peter Nemeth

Democrat

1976-1980

Roger Parent

Democrat

1980-1988

Joseph E. Kernan

Democrat

1988-1996

*Later became Indiana Governor

Stephen J. Luecke

Democrat

1999-2012

Pete Buttigieg

(pronounced ‘Budda judge’)

Democrat

2012-present

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