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Chief Executives of Washington, D.C.

Term
Official
Mayors of Washington City
1802-1812
Robert Brent
1812-1813
Daniel Rapine
1813-1817
James H. Blake
1817-1819
Benjamin G. Orr
1819-1822
Samuel N. Smallwood
1822-1824
Thomas Carbery
1824
Samuel N. Smallwood
1824-1827
Roger C. Weightman
1827-1830
Joseph Gales Jr.
1830-1834
John P. Van Ness
1834-1836
William A. Bradley
1836-1840
Peter Force
1840-1850
William Winston Seaton
1850-1852
Walter Lenox
1852-1854
John W. Maury
1854-1856
John Thomas Towers
1856-1858
William B. Magruder
1858-1861
James G. Berret
1861-1868
Richard Wallach
1868-1870
Sayles J. Bowen
1870-1871
Matthew Gault Emery
Governors of the District of Columbia
1871-1873
Henry Cooke
1873-1874
Alexander Shepherd
Presidents, Board of Commissioners
1874-1878
William Dennison
1878-1879
Seth Ledyard Phelps
1879-1882
Josiah Dent
1882-1883
Joseph Rodman West
1883-1886
James Barker Edmonds
1886-1889
William Benning Webb
1889-1893
John Watkinson Douglass
1893-1898
John Wesley Ross
1898-1900
John Brewer Wright
1898-1900
Henry Brown Floyd Macfarland
1910-1913
Cuno Hugo Rudolph
1913-1917
Oliver Peck Newman
1917-1920
Louis Brownlow
1920
Charles Willauer Kutz
1920-1926
Cuno Hugo Rudolph
1926-1930
Proctor L. Dougherty
1930-1933
Luther Halsey Reichelderfer
1933-1941
Melvin Colvin Hazen
1941-1952
John Russell Young
1952-1953
F. Joseph Donohue
1953-1956
Samuel Spencer
1956-1961
Robert E. McLaughlin
1961-1967
Walter Nathan Tobriner
1967-1975
Walter Washington
Mayors under Home Rule
1975-1979
Walter Washington
1979-1991
Marion S. Barry
1991-1995
Sharon Pratt (Dixon) Kelly
1995-1999
Marion S. Barry
1999-
Anthony A. Williams