Allison Nelson ( March 11, 1822 – October 7, 1862) was the ninth mayor of Atlanta. His father, John B. Nelson, who ran Nelson's Ferry across the Chattahoochee River was an early DeKalb County, Georgia settler who was murdered in 1825 by a John W. Davis when Allison was three years old. During the Mexican War, Captain Nelson served with another future mayor, Cicero C. Hammock, as well as the father of mayor John B. Goodwin, Private Williamson H. Goodwin in the Kennesaw Rangers. ...more on Wikipedia about "Allison Nelson"
Asa Griggs Candler ( December 30, 1851 - March 12, 1929) was a business tycoon who made most of his money selling Coca-Cola. He also served as mayor of Atlanta, Georgia from 1916 to 1919. Candler Field at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is named after him. ...more on Wikipedia about "Asa Griggs Candler"
Benjamin Franklin Bomar ( August 9, 1816 - February 1, 1868) was the second mayor of Atlanta, Georgia. Bomar was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina and studied medicine in Charleston. He practiced medicine in America's first gold rush town of Dahlonega, Georgia for a number of years until he tired of the winters in the Appalachian Mountains. He heard good things about Texas from his brother, Dr. Alexander H. Bomar who was serving in the Mexican War and decided to move his family there. On the way with his wife and two children, he arrived in Atlanta on April 30, 1847, fell in love with the bustling young town and settled there, running a general merchandise business on Whitehall St. ...more on Wikipedia about "Benjamin Bomar"
Bill Campbell (born 1953), He was the mayor of Atlanta, Georgia from 1994 to 2002. Campbell was the fifty-seventh mayor in the city's history and the third African American to hold the office. He is the younger brother of former North Carolina State Auditor Ralph Campbell. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bill Campbell (mayor)"
Charles A. Collier ( 1848 – September 28, 1900) was an American lawyer and politician. ...more on Wikipedia about "Charles Collier"
Cicero C. Hammock ( 1823– 1890) born in Walton County was a mayor of Atlanta. ...more on Wikipedia about "Cicero C. Hammock"
Courtland S. Winn ( 1864– 1940) was an American polititian. ...more on Wikipedia about "Courtland Winn"
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Dennis Hammond ( December 15, 1819 – October 31, 1891) was born in the Edgefield District of South Carolina. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dennis Hammond"
Evan Park Howell ( 1839 – 1905) was an American politician and early telegraph operator. ...more on Wikipedia about "Evan Howell"
George B. Lyle was briefly mayor of Atlanta during the month of May in 1942. ...more on Wikipedia about "George B. Lyle"
George Hillyer ( March 17, 1835 – October 2, 1927) was an American politician born in Athens, Georgia. ...more on Wikipedia about "George Hillyer"
Isaac Newton Ragsdale ( 1859 – ??) came to Atlanta in 1880 from Dallas, Georgia. He lived for many years in Oakland City and served as mayor there in 1908 before it was annexed into Atlanta. His time as its mayor came during a 1929 change to the city charter giving mayors a four year term which he served. ...more on Wikipedia about "Isaac Newton Ragsdale"
Ivan Allen Jr. ( March 15, 1911 - July 2, 2003,) was a U.S. political figure most notable for serving as the mayor of Atlanta, Georgia during the turbulent civil rights era of the 1960s. He testified before the U.S. Congress in July, 1963 in support of civil rights legislation and made major strides in desgregation in Atlanta's city government. During his two terms as Mayor, Atlanta experienced dramatic growth and saw major construction including the Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta Stadium and Atlanta Civic Center as well as the beginning of Interstate 285 - Atlanta's Perimeter - and the Downtown Connector. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ivan Allen Jr."
James M. Calhoun ( February 12, 1811– October 1, 1875) was mayor of Atlanta, Georgia during the Civil War. ...more on Wikipedia about "James Calhoun"
James Etheldred Williams ( January 16, 1826 – April 10, 1900) was an American politcian. ...more on Wikipedia about "James E. Williams (mayor)"
James L. Key ( 1866– 1939) lawyer who served two terms as mayor of Atlanta. ...more on Wikipedia about "James L. Key"
James Warren English ( October 28, 1837 – February, 1925) was an American politician born in Orleans Parish, Louisiana. ...more on Wikipedia about "James W. English"
James G. Woodward ( 1840 – August, 1923) four time mayor of Atlanta, he last ran (and lost) in September, 1922 a year before his death. ...more on Wikipedia about "James Woodward"
Jared Irwin Whitaker ( May 4, 1818 – May 3, 1884) was the mayor of Atlanta, Georgia after a contentious election defeating William Ezzard, he didn't finish his term as mayor being appointed Commissary-General of Georgia's Civil War troops. He was succeeded by Thomas Lowe on December 13, 1861. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jared Whitaker"
John Benjamin Goodwin ( 1850 – 1921) was born in Cobb County, Georgia and attended school in Powder Springs. ...more on Wikipedia about "John B. Goodwin"
John Glen ( 1809– 1895) was born in Laurens, South Carolina and moved to Decatur, Georgia in 1826 where he worked as a clerk in the Superior Court of DeKalb County. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Glen (mayor)"
John H. James ( July 14, 1830 – 1917) born in Henry County where he farmed until moving to Atlanta in 1850 to clerk for $10 a month and after three years was making $700 a year. ...more on Wikipedia about "John H. James"
John F. Mims ( November 10, 1815– April 30, 1856) sixth mayor of Atlanta and agent of the Georgia Railroad & Banking Company. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Mims"
John Thomas Glenn (1844 – 1899) was son of another Atlanta mayor, Luther Glenn. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Thomas Glenn"
John Tyler Cooper ( March 26, 1844 – 1912) was an American politician. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Tyler Cooper"
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