- List of mayors of Rochester, Minnesota
People who have served as mayor of Rochester, Minnesota.
Mayor Term Moses W. Fay 1858–1859 Frederick Augustus Olds 1859–1860 W. D. Hurlbut 1860–1861 John Clark 1861–1862 L. B. Bliss 1862–1864, 1868–1969 Abram Ozmun 1864–1865 J. V. Daniels 1865–1866 Ozora P. Stearns 1866–1868 Daniel Heaney 1869–1870 Frederick Taft Olds 1870–1871 O. P. Whitcomb 1871–1872 Geo. W. Van Dusen 1872–1873 D. H. Williams 1873–1875 D. A. Morrison 1875–1879 L. E. Cowdery 1879–1880 Samuel Whitten 1880–1882, 1883–1885 Dr. William Worrall Mayo 1882–1883 O. S. Porter 1885–1887, 1889–1890 Andrew Nelson 1887–1889 D. Darling 1890–1892 Dr. Horace H. Witherstine 1892–1895, 1896–1897, 1902–1903 Dr. W. A. Allen 1895–1896 J. W. Wagoner 1897–1898 B. W. Eaton 1898–1899 J. A. Melone 1899–1900 Dr. E. L. Sinclair 1900–1902 Archie C. Stevenson 1903–1905 Martin Heffron 1905–1907 Julius J. Reiter 1907–1909, 1917–1919, 1923–1925, 1931–1935 J. C. Thompson 1909–1911 William B. Richardson 1911–1917 C. D. Brown (Died in Office 12-22-1927) 1919–1923, 1927 John T. Lemmon 1925–1927, 1930–1931 Fred W. Haase 1928–1929 W. A. Moore 1935–1939 Paul Grassle 1939–1947 Claude H. McQuillan (Died in Office 11-16-1957) 1947–1951, 1953–1957 Glenn O. Amundsen 1951–1953 Adolph M. Bach 1957–1958 Alexander P. Smetka 1958–1969, 1973–1979 Dewey Day 1969–1973 Chuck Hazama 1979–1995 Chuck Canfield 1995–2003 Ardell Brede 2003–present
- Mayors of Rochester, Minnesota. The Political Graveyard.
- Alexander P. Smetka Minnesota State University Alumni Association.
- STEARNS, Ozora Pierson infoplease.
- Obit of Paul Grassle Rochester Post Bulletin/rootsweb.
- Rear Platform Remarks in Minnesota and Wisconsin The Public Papers of Harry S. Truman.
- Born in a Storm Mayo Clinic
- Robert Olds of Windsor and Suffield, CT and his descendants Rootsweb/Dan W. Olds
- Olmsted County History The Minnesota GenWeb Project/Olmsted County Genealogy
- Rochester Police Department History City of Rochester, Minnesota
- The History Center of Olmsted County
Images of America Rochester, MN by Ted St. Mane
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