by Gary R. Rosenberg, © Douglas County Historical Society, 2008-2010

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Frank Moores
March 10, 1897-March 23, 1906


James C. Dahlman
May 21, 1906-May 13, 1918
May 17, 1921-January 21, 1930


Edward P. Smith
May 13, 1918-May 17, 1921


Richard Metcalfe
February 4, 1930-May 16, 1933


Roy Towl

May 16, 1933-May 26, 1936


Daniel Butler
May 26, 1936-May 29, 1945

Charles Leeman
May 29, 1945-May 25, 1948

Glenn Cunningham
May 25, 1948 - May 25, 1954

Johnny Rosenblatt

May 25, 1954- May 22 1961

James Dworak

May 22, 1961-May 24, 1965

Sources:
Vertical Files, Douglas County Historical Society Library Archives Center
Omaha Daily Bee, Omaha World-Herald, Omaha Sun Newspapers, The True Voice
Omaha City Directories
Omaha:The Gate City and Douglas County Nebraska, A Record of Settlement, Progress and Achievement by Arthur C. Wakely
Omaha Memories” by Ed F. Morearty
History of Omaha: From the Pioneer Days to the Present Time by Alfred Sorenson
Mayor Jim: An Epic of the West by Fred Carey
Political Bossism in Mid-America: Tom Dennison's Omaha, 1900-1933” by Orville D. Menard
“A Journey with Seymour” by Harry B. Otis and Donald H. Erickson
“The Gate City: A History of Omaha” by Lawrence H. Larsen and Barbara J. Cottrell
Nebraska History magazine
Nebraska Educational Television Statewide Interactive website

Photos courtesy of the Douglas County Historical Society and the City of Omaha Mayor's Office
 

 

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