(1815-1872) The first mayor of San Francisco and General in the Union during the Civil War.

General Geary

(1815-1872) The first mayor of San Francisco and General in the Union during the Civil War.

(1850- ) President of Columbia University and Mayor of Brooklyn

Seth Low

(1850- ) President of Columbia University and Mayor of Brooklyn

Seth Low (January 18, 1850 - September 17, 1916), born in Brooklyn, New York, was an American educator and political figure who served as mayor of Brooklyn, as President of Columbia University, as diplomatic representative of the United States, and as Mayor of New York City.

Seth Low

Seth Low (January 18, 1850 - September 17, 1916), born in Brooklyn, New York, was an American educator…

"The Lord Mayor of London was interrupted in the course of his business at Mansion House, in September, 1820, by a sailor, a showman, and a monkey, ho arrived at the justice-room with a great multitude behind them."

Lord Mayor of London 1820

"The Lord Mayor of London was interrupted in the course of his business at Mansion House, in September,…

Pieter Schuyler (September 17, 1657 – February 19, 1724) was the mayor of Albany, New York and the head of the Albany Commissioners for Indian Affairs. He served as acting governor of New York in 1709 and from 1719-1720.

Peter Schuyler

Pieter Schuyler (September 17, 1657 – February 19, 1724) was the mayor of Albany, New York and the…

An illustration of a stadhuis which means town hall in Dutch.

Town Hall

An illustration of a stadhuis which means town hall in Dutch.

(1740-1830) Elected mayor of New York in 1807.

Colonel Marinus Willett

(1740-1830) Elected mayor of New York in 1807.