Past Mayors

Below is a list of past Mayors since the City of Rome’s incorporation in 1870.

1870-71  Calvert Comstock
1872-75  George Merrill
1875-77  Samuel B. Stevens
1877-78  Edward L. Stevens
1879-81  George Barnard
1882-83  Edward Comstock
1883-84  Frederick E. Mitchell
1885-87  Edward Comstock
1887-91  James Stevens
1891-93  E.Stuart Williams
1893-95  Samuel Gillette
1895-99  Dr. Wiley J. P. Kingsley
1899-1901  Abner S. White
1901-04  Hedding A. Caswell
1904-06  Thomas G. Nock
1906-12  Albert R. Kessinger
1912-14  Stuart E. Townsend
1914-20  H. Clayton Midlam
1920-22  G. Arthur Mickle
1922-24  Dr. William B. Reid
1924-26  Fred L. Martin
1926-28  Jeremiah H. Carroll
1928-32  Arthur C. Tedd
1932-34  Dr. William B. Reid
1934-36  Arthur C. Tedd
1936-38  Ray Armstrong
1938-42  E. Huntington Ethridge
1942-43  Walter W. Abbott
1944-49  John C. Schantz
1950-51  Alfred M. Hoehn
1952-53  David R. Townsend
1954-55  Samuel Wardwell, Jr.
1956-59  Joseph G. Herbst
1959-60  Philip E. Tosti
1960-62  Charles T. Lanigan
1963-54  Lewis C. Wood
1964-1980 William A. Valentine
1980-1992  Carl J. Eilenberg
1992-2003 Joseph A. Griffo
2003-2004 John J. Mazzaferro
2004-2011 James F. Brown
2011-2015 Joseph R. Fusco, Jr.