Past Mayors of Waukegan

Presidents of the Village Board and Mayors of Waukegan, 1849 to Present

The Presidents and Mayors of Waukegan from 1849 to 1909 served one year terms.

D. O. Dickinson
1849
President
D.O. Dickinson

David Ballentine
1850
President
David Ballentine

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1851
President
William A. Boardman

David Cory
1852
President
David Cory

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1853
President
Warren Smith

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1854
President
Willard G. Smith

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President
Charles R. Steele

E. P. Ferry
1856 to 1857
President
E.P. Ferry

James S. Frazier
1858
President
James S. Frazier

E. P. Ferry
1859
Mayor
E.P. Ferry

David Ballentine
1860 to 1862
Mayor
David Ballentine

James McKay
1863 to 1865
Mayor
James McKay

Clarke W. Upton
1866 to 1867
Mayor
Clarke W. Upton

Charles R. Steele
1868 to 1870
Mayor
Charles R. Steele

C.H. Rice
1871
Mayor
C.H. Rice

Joseph L. Williams
1872 to 1873
Mayor
Joseph L. Williams

W.B. Werden
1874 to 1876
Mayor
W.B. Werden

W.B. Dodge
1877 to 1880
Mayor
W.B. Dodge

John F. Powell
1881
Mayor
John F. Powell

S.I. Bradbury
1882
Mayor
S.I. Bradbury

A. Z. Blodgett
1883 to 1884
Mayor
A.Z. Blodgett

Charles H. Whitney
1885
Mayor
Charles H. Whitney

John F. Powell
1886 to 1887
Mayor
John F. Powell

Henry C. Hutchinson
1888 to 1890
Mayor
Henry C. Hutchinson

R. J. Douglas
1891
Mayor
R.J. Douglas

J. W. Besley
1892
Mayor
J.W. Besley

C. A. Partridge
1893 to 1894
Mayor
C.A. Partridge

E. P. DeWolf
1895 to 1896
Mayor
E.P. DeWolf

W.W. Pearce
189 to 1900
Mayor
W.W. Pearce

Fred Finer
1901 to 1902
Mayor
Fred Finer

W. W. Pearce
1903 to 1904
Mayor
W.W. Pearce

William S. Bullock
1905 to 1908
Mayor
William S. Bullock

Fred W. Buck
1909 to 1911
Mayor
Fred W. Buck

J.F. Bidinger
1911 to 1915
Mayor
J.F. Bidinger

W.W. Pearce
1915 to 1919
Mayor
W.W. Pearce

J.F. Bidinger
1919 to 1923
Mayor
J.F. Bidinger

Theodore Durst
1923 to 1926
Mayor
Theodore Durst

L. J. Yager
1926 to 1931
Mayor
L.J. Yager

Peter W. Petersen
1931 to 1935
Mayor
Peter W. Petersen

Mancel Talcott
1935 to 1941
Mayor
Mancel Talcott

Frank G. Wallin
1941 to 1949
Mayor
Frank G. Wallin

Robert E. Coulson
1949 to 1957
Mayor
Robert E. Coulson

Joseph G. Keber
1957
Mayor
Joseph G. Keber

Robert Sabonjian
1957 to 1977
Mayor
Robert Sabonjian

William Morris
1977 to 1985
Mayor
William Morris

Robert Sabonjian
1985 to 1989
Mayor
Robert Sabonjian

Haig Paravonian
1989 to 1993
Mayor
Haig Paravonian

William Durkin
1993 to 2001
Mayor
William Durkin

Daniel Drew
2001 to 2002
Mayor
Daniel Drew

Richard H. Hyde
2002 to 2009
Mayor
Richard H. Hyde

Bob Sabonjian
2009 to 2013
Mayor
Robert Sabonjian

Wayne Motley
2013 to 2017
Mayor
Wayne Motley