Past Mayors

(From City records and Tula Townsend Wyatt Collection, San Marcos Public Library)

1. A.B.Kerr  1877-1879  
2. C.S. Cock 1879-1881  
3. William Giesen 1881-1884  
4. H.B. Coffield 1884-1888  
5. Hammett Hardy 1888-1893  
6. J.R. Porter  1893-1895  
7. Hammett Hardy 1895-1900  
8. J.R. Porter  1900-1913  
9. Ed J.L Green 1913-1915  
10. A.L. Davis 1915-1923  (built Old City Hall)
11. Fred F. Erck 1923-1925  
12. John H. Bales 1925-1927  
13. J.R. Wilhelm 1927-1931  
14. Charles R. Ramsay 1931-1940  
15. Oscar C. Smith 1940-1941  
16. Earl C. McGee 1941-1945  
17. Norman Jackson  1945-1949  
18. Frank W. Zimmerman 1949-1951  
19. Norman Jackson  1951-1953  
20. Frank Dietterich 1953-1955  
21. Calvin M. Allen  1955-1962  
22. J.E. Younger 1962-1963 (acting Mayor)
23. Frank Taylor 1963-1965  
24. Ellis Serur  1965-1970  (elected by Council)
25. Hollis Smith 1970-1971  (elected by Council)
26. Herbert Yarbrough 1971-1972  (elected by Council)
27. Luciano Flores 1972-1973  (elected by Council) First Hispanic mayor
28. Eddy Etheredge  1973-1974  (elected by Council) Built new City Hall
29. Ross King (Pro Tem) 1974-1974 (acting Mayor, 4-74 to 5-74)
30. Dr. Emmie Craddock 1974-1977 (elected by Council) first woman mayor
31. Frank Arredondo  1977-1978 (elected by Council)
32. Robert Cavazos  1978-1979 (elected by Council)
33. John Hansen 1979-1980 (elected by Council)
34. Ken Kraus  1980-1981 (popular election) (resigned 3-81)
35. John Stokes (Pro Tem) 1981-1981 (acting Mayor, March - May)
36. Berry James (Pro Tem)  1981-1981 (acting Mayor, May - August)
37. Dr. Emmie Craddock 1981-1986 (special election 8-81)
38. J.E. Younger 1986-1988  
39. Kathy M. Morris 1988-1996  
40. Billy G. Moore  1996-2000  
41. David Chiu  2000-2002 (first Asian-American mayor in Texas)
42. Robert Habingreither  2002-2004  
43. Susan Clifford Narvaiz  2004-2010  
44. Daniel Guerrero  2010-2016  
45. John Thomaides 2016-2018  
46. Jane Hughson 2018- present