Columbia City Council History

April 1922
Mayor – Dr. J. R. Gordon
Ward 1 – F. L. Graves
Ward 2 – O. B. Wilson
Ward 3 – W. R. Finley
Ward 4 – F. B. Rollins

April 1923
Mayor – Emmett McDonnell
Ward 1 – I. L. Davis
Ward 2 – E. C. McQuitty
Ward 3 – J. E. Hathman
Ward 4 – A. J. Rodhouse

March 1924
Mayor – Emmett McDonnell
Ward 1 – F. L. Graves
Ward 2 – Carter Owens
Ward 3 – W. E. Smith
Ward 4 – F. B. Rollins

April 1925
Mayor – Emmett McDonnell
Ward 1 – I. L. Davis
Ward 2 – E. C. McQuitty
Ward 3 – J. E. Hathman
Ward 4 – O. R. Johnson

April 1926
Mayor – Emmett McDonnell
Ward 1 – G. T. Ralston
Ward 2 – J. P. Gant
Ward 3 – W. C. Belcher
Ward 4 – W. C. Etheridge/ F. B. Rollins

March 1927
Mayor – W. J. Hetzler
Ward 1 – Tom Parsons
Ward 2 – J. W. Bernard
Ward 3 – J. E. Hathman
Ward 4 – W. H. Guitar

March 1928
Mayor – W. J. Hetzler
Ward 1 – I. L. Davis
Ward 2 – J. P. Gant
Ward 3 – W. C. Belcher
Ward 4 – W. C. Etheridge

March 1929
Mayor – W. J. Hetzler
Ward 1 – Charles Murry
Ward 2 – J. W. Bernard
Ward 3 – J. E. Hathman
Ward 4 – W. H. Guitar

March 1930
Mayor – W. J. Hetzler
Ward 1 – I. L. Davis
Ward 2 – A. Y. Slate
Ward 3 – W. C. Belcher
Ward 4 – O. R. Johnson

March 1931
Mayor – Dr. James Gordon
Ward 1 – J. L. Windsor
Ward 2 – N. H. Hickman
Ward 3 – Tom Taylor
Ward 4 – W. H. Guitar

March 1932
Mayor – Dr. James Gordon
Ward 1 – John Davenport
Ward 2 – E. C. McQuitty
Ward 3 – L. D. Johnston
Ward 4 – O. R. Johnson

March 1933
Mayor – Searcy Pollard
Ward 1 – J. L. Windsor
Ward 2 – Bruce Pollard
Ward 3 – Tom Taylor
Ward 4 – W. H. Guitar

March 1934
Mayor – Searcy Pollard
Ward 1 – E. D. Wayland
Ward 2 – John Davenport
Ward 3 – G. Bert Sapp
Ward 4 – W. L. Bradshaw

March 1935
Mayor – Searcy Pollard
Ward 1 – J. D. Windsor
Ward 2 – Bruce Pollard
Ward 3 – M. L. Lipscomb
Ward 4 – W. H. Guitar

March 1936
Mayor – Searcy Pollard
Ward 1 – Emmett Wayland
Ward 2 – Lee Forbis
Ward 3 – G. Bert Sapp
Ward 4 – W. L. Bradshaw

March 1937
Mayor – Rex Barrett
Ward 1 – Emmett Wayland
Ward 2 – Lee Forbis
Ward 3 – G. Bert Sapp
Ward 4 – W. L. Bradshaw

March 1938
Mayor – Rex Barrett
Ward 1 – M. P. Blackmore
Ward 2 – Lee Forbis
Ward 3 – G. Bert Sapp
Ward 4 – Charles Helm

April 1939
Mayor – H. L. Wilson
Ward 1 – Walter Hulen
Ward 2 – Thomas Diggs
Ward 3 – H. E. Johnson
Ward 4 – A. F. Clinkscales

April 1940
Mayor – Rex P. Barrett
Ward 1 – M. P. Blackmore
Ward 2 – Lee Forbis
Ward 3 – G. B. Sapp
Ward 4 – C. A. Helm

April 1941
Mayor – Rex P. Barrett
Ward 1 – Walter Hulen
Ward 2 – Thomas Diggs
Ward 3 – H. E. Johnson
Ward 4 – A. F. Clinkscales

April 1943
Mayor – B. C. Hunt
Ward 1 – Walter Hulen
Ward 2 – Thomas Diggs
Ward 3 – H. E. Johnson
Ward 4 – C. A. Helm

April 1945
Mayor – Bruce J. Carl
Ward 1 – Walter Hulen
Ward 2 – Thomas Diggs
Ward 3 – Claude E. Pauley
Ward 4 – C. A. Helm

April 1947
Mayor – M. P. Blackmore
Ward 1 – Walter Hulen
Ward 2 – Thomas Diggs
Ward 3 – Fred C. Brown
Ward 4 – J. Sidney Rollins

April 1948
Mayor – M. P. Blackmore
Ward 1 – Ruey McMinn
Ward 2 – R. A. “Bob” Hopper
Ward 3 – J. W. Robinson
Ward 4 – J. R. Bondurant

April 1949
Mayor – Roy Sappington
Ward 1 – Roy L. Reed
Ward 2 – Clarence Hartman
Ward 3 – Clyde H. Hinshaw
Ward 4 – O. R. Johnson

April 1951
Mayor – Roy Sappington
Ward 1 – A. D. Donner
Ward 2 – Leon Smith
Ward 3 – Clyde H. Hinshaw
Ward 4 – O. R. Johnson

April 1953
Mayor – Howard B. Lang, Jr.
Ward 1 – A. D. Donner
Ward 2 – Robert R. Worley
Ward 3 – Clyde H. Hinshaw
Ward 4 – O. R. Johnson

April 1955
Mayor – Howard B. Lang, Jr.
Ward 1 – Frank Lamb
Ward 2 – Robert R. Worley
Ward 3 – Clyde H. Hinshaw
Ward 4 – Robert F. Karsch

April 1957
Mayor – Kenneth H. Puckett
Ward 1 – Frank Lamb
Ward 2 – Frank Wyatt
Ward 3 – Clyde H. Hinshaw
Ward 4 – Robert F. Karsch

April 1959
Mayor – Kenneth H. Puckett
Ward 1 – Loren L. Reynolds
Ward 2 – Waldo Palmer
Ward 3 – Adolph Mayer
Ward 4 – Robert F. Karsch

April 1961
Mayor – Robert C. Smith
Ward 1 – Carl L. Brady
Ward 2 – I. L. Davis
Ward 3 – Roy E. Willey
Ward 4 – Clyde R. Cunningham

April 1963
Mayor – J. H. Longwell
Ward 1 – Richard Knipp
Ward 2 – I. L. Davis
Ward 3 – Dorsey M. Bass
Ward 4 – Clyde R. Cunningham

April 1965
Mayor – J. H. Longwell
Ward 1 – Richard Knipp
Ward 2 – Orville E. Hobart
Ward 3 – Edmond M. Brown
Ward 4 – Clyde R. Cunningham

April 1967
Mayor – George Nickolaus
Ward 1 – Richard Knipp
Ward 2 – Orivlle E. Hobart
Ward 3 – Ralph Maledy
Ward 4 – Eugene F. Ruether Jr.

April 1969
Mayor – Herbert Jeans
Ward 1 – Richard Knipp
Ward 2 – Orville E. Hobart
Ward 3 – Ralph Maledy
Ward 4 – Eugene F. Ruether Jr.

April 1971
Mayor – Orville E. Hobart
Ward 1 – Richard Knipp
Ward 2 – Rodney D. Smith
Ward 3 – Betty McCaskill/Harold Warren
Ward 4 – Clyde Wilson

April 1973
Mayor – Tom R. Anderson
Ward 1 – Pat Barnes
Ward 2 – Harold Warren
Ward 3 – Phillip F. Hanson
Ward 4 – Robert K. Pugh
Ward 5 – Fran Frueh
Ward 6 – Clyde Wilson

April 1975
Mayor – Robert K. Pugh
Ward 1 – Pat Barnes
Ward 2 – David Lindstrom/Don Mosby
Ward 3 – Phillip F. Hanson
Ward 4 – Les Proctor
Ward 5 – Fran Frueh
Ward 6 – Clyde Wilson

April 1977
Mayor – Leslie T. Proctor
Ward 1 – Pat Barnes
Ward 2 – Don Mosby
Ward 3 – Diane B. Farish
Ward 4 – James W. Goodrich
Ward 5 – Frances Beach/C. Edwin Vaughan
Ward 6 – Clyde Wilson

April 1979
Mayor – Clyde Wilson
Ward 1 – Richard Knipp
Ward 2 – Holme Hickman
Ward 3 – Diane B. Farish/Rodney Smith
Ward 4 – James W. Goodrich
Ward 5 – C. Edwin Vaughan
Ward 6 – Lewis W. Stoerker

April 1981
Mayor – John D. Westlund
Ward 1 – Al Tacker
Ward 2 – Duane Lammers
Ward 3 – Rodney Smith
Ward 4 – Pat Barnes
Ward 5 – Dick Walls
Ward 6 – Matthew McCormick

April 1983
Mayor – John D. Westlund
Ward 1 – Al Tacker
Ward 2 – Duane Lammers/Don Mosby
Ward 3 – Rodney Smith
Ward 4 – Pat Barnes
Ward 5 – Dick Walls
Ward 6 – Matthew McCormick

April 1984
Mayor – John D. Westlund
Ward 1 – Al Tacker
Ward 2 – Don Mosby
Ward 3 – Rodney Smith
Ward 4 – Pat Barnes
Ward 5 – Barbara McDonald
Ward 6 – Matthew McCormick

April 1985
Mayor – John D. Westlund/Rodney Smith
Ward 1 – Al Tacker
Ward 2 – Mary Anne McCollum
Ward 3 – Rodney Smith/Edwin Kaiser
Ward 4 – Pat Barnes
Ward 5 – Barbara McDonald
Ward 6 – Sharon Lynch

April 1986
Mayor – Rodney Smith
Ward 1 – Al Tacker
Ward 2 – Mary Anne McCollum
Ward 3 – Edwin Kaiser
Ward 4 – Pat Barnes
Ward 5 – Barbara McDonald/Chester Edwards
Ward 6 – Sharon Lynch

April 1987
Mayor – Rodney Smith
Ward 1 – Charles Scheurich
Ward 2 – Mary Anne McCollum
Ward 3 – Edwin Kaiser
Ward 4 – Pat Barnes
Ward 5 – Chester Edwards
Ward 6 – Sharon Lynch

April 1988
Mayor – Rodney Smith
Ward 1 – Charles Scheurich
Ward 2 – Mary Anne McCollum
Ward 3 – Edwin Kaiser
Ward 4 – Pat Barnes
Ward 5 – Chester Edwards
Ward 6 – Sharon Lynch

April 1989
Mayor – Mary Anne McCollum
Ward 1 – Charles Scheurich
Ward 2 – Vacant/Jim Loveless
Ward 3 – Bob Hutton
Ward 4 – Rex Campbell
Ward 5 – Chester Edwards
Ward 6 – Sharon Lynch

April 1990
Mayor – Mary Anne McCollum
Ward 1 – Larry Schuster
Ward 2 – Jim Loveless
Ward 3 – Bob Hutton
Ward 4 – Rex Campbell
Ward 5 – Chester Edwards/Karl Kruse
Ward 6 – Sharon Lynch

April 1991
Mayor – Mary Anne McCollum
Ward 1 – Larry Schuster
Ward 2 – Christopher Janku
Ward 3 – Bob Hutton
Ward 4 – Rex Campbell
Ward 5 – Karl Kruse
Ward 6 – Matthew Harline

April 1992
Mayor – Mary Anne McCollum
Ward 1 – Larry Schuster
Ward 2 – Christopher Janku
Ward 3 – Bob Hutton
Ward 4 – Rex Campbell
Ward 5 – Karl Kruse
Ward 6 – Matthew Harline

April 1993
Mayor – Mary Anne McCollum
Ward 1 – Colleen Coble
Ward 2 – Christopher Janku
Ward 3 – Bob Hutton
Ward 4 – Rex Campbell
Ward 5 – Karl Kruse
Ward 6 – Matthew Harline

April 1994
Mayor – Mary Anne McCollum
Ward 1 – Colleen Coble
Ward 2 – Christopher Janku
Ward 3 – Bob Hutton
Ward 4 – Rex Campbell
Ward 5 – Karl Kruse
Ward 6 – Matt Harline

April 1995
Mayor – Darwin Hindman
Ward 1 – Colleen Coble
Ward 2 – Christopher Janku
Ward 3 – Donna Crockett
Ward 4 – Rex Campbell
Ward 5 – Karl Kruse
Ward 6 – Matthew Harline

April 1996
Mayor – Darwin Hindman
Ward 1 – Colleen Coble
Ward 2 – Christopher Janku
Ward 3 – Donna Crockett
Ward 4 – Rex Campbell
Ward 5 – Karl Kruse
Ward 6 – Matthew Harline

April 1997
Mayor – Darwin Hindman
Ward 1 – Colleen Coble
Ward 2 – Christopher Janku
Ward 3 – Donna Crockett
Ward 4 – Rex Campbell
Ward 5 – Karl Kruse
Ward 6 – John Coffman

April 1998
Mayor – Darwin Hindman
Ward 1 – Colleen Coble
Ward 2 – Christopher Janku
Ward 3 – Donna Crockett
Ward 4 – Rex Campbell
Ward 5 – Karl Kruse
Ward 6 – John Coffman

April 1999
Mayor – Darwin Hindman
Ward 1 – Almeta Crayton
Ward 2 – Christopher Janku
Ward 3 – Donna Crockett
Ward 4 – Rex Campbell
Ward 5 – John John
Ward 6 – John Coffman

April 2000
Mayor – Darwin Hindman
Ward 1 – Almeta Crayton
Ward 2 – Christopher Janku
Ward 3 – Donna Crockett
Ward 4 – Rex Campbell
Ward 5 – John John
Ward 6 – John Coffman

April 2001
Mayor – Darwin Hindman
Ward 1 – Almeta Crayton
Ward 2 – Christopher Janku
Ward 3 – Bob Hutton
Ward 4 – Jim Loveless
Ward 5 – John John
Ward 6 – John Coffman

April 2002
Mayor – Darwin Hindman
Ward 1 – Almeta Crayton
Ward 2 – Christopher Janku
Ward 3 – Bob Hutton
Ward 4 – Jim Loveless
Ward 5 – John John
Ward 6 – John Coffman

April 2003
Mayor – Darwin Hindman
Ward 1 – Almeta Crayton
Ward 2 – Christopher Janku
Ward 3 – Bob Hutton
Ward 4 – Jim Loveless
Ward 5 – John John
Ward 6 – Brian Ash

April 2004
Mayor – Darwin Hindman
Ward 1 – Almeta Crayton
Ward 2 – Christopher Janku
Ward 3 – Bob Hutton
Ward 4 – Jim Loveless
Ward 5 – John John
Ward 6 – Brian Ash

April 2005
Mayor – Darwin Hindman
Ward 1 – Almeta Crayton
Ward 2 – Christopher Janku
Ward 3 – Bob Hutton
Ward 4 – Jim Loveless
Ward 5 – Laura Nauser
Ward 6 – Brian Ash

April 2006
Mayor – Darwin Hindman
Ward 1 – Almeta Crayton
Ward 2 – Christopher Janku
Ward 3 – Bob Hutton
Ward 4 – Jim Loveless
Ward 5 – Laura Nauser
Ward 6 – Barbara Hoppe

April 2007
Mayor – Darwin Hindman
Ward 1 – Almeta Crayton
Ward 2 – Christopher Janku
Ward 3 – Karl Skala
Ward 4 – Jerry Wade
Ward 5 – Laura Nauser
Ward 6 – Barbara Hoppe

April 2008
Mayor – Darwin Hindman
Ward 1 – Paul Sturtz
Ward 2 – Christopher Janku
Ward 3 – Karl Skala
Ward 4 – Jerry Wade
Ward 5 – Laura Nauser
Ward 6 – Barbara Hoppe

April 2009
Mayor – Darwin Hindman
Ward 1 – Paul Sturtz
Ward 2 – Jason Thornhill
Ward 3 – Karl Skala
Ward 4 – Jerry Wade
Ward 5 – Laura Nauser
Ward 6 – Barbara Hoppe

April 2010
Mayor – Robert McDavid
Ward 1 – Paul Sturtz
Ward 2 – Jason Thornhill
Ward 3 – Gary Kespohl
Ward 4 – Daryl Dudley
Ward 5 – Laura Nauser
Ward 6 – Barbara Hoppe

April 2011
Mayor – Robert McDavid
Ward 1 – Fred Schmidt
Ward 2 – Jason Thornhill
Ward 3 – Gary Kespohl
Ward 4 – Daryl Dudley
Ward 5 – Helen Anthony
Ward 6 – Barbara Hoppe

April 2012
Mayor – Robert McDavid
Ward 1 – Fred Schmidt
Ward 2 – Michael Trapp
Ward 3 – Gary Kespohl
Ward 4 – Daryl Dudley
Ward 5 – Helen Anthony/Laura Nauser
Ward 6 – Barbara Hoppe

April 2013
Mayor – Robert McDavid
Ward 1 – Fred Schmidt
Ward 2 – Michael Trapp
Ward 3 – Karl Skala
Ward 4 – Ian Thomas
Ward 5 – Laura Nauser
Ward 6 – Barbara Hoppe

April 2014
Mayor – Robert McDavid
Ward 1 – Ginny Chadwick
Ward 2 – Michael Trapp
Ward 3 – Karl Skala
Ward 4 – Ian Thomas
Ward 5 – Laura Nauser
Ward 6 – Barbara Hoppe

April 2015
Mayor – Robert McDavid
Ward 1 – Clyde Ruffin
Ward 2 – Michael Trapp
Ward 3 – Karl Skala
Ward 4 – Ian Thomas
Ward 5 – Laura Nauser
Ward 6 – Betsy Peters

April 2016
Mayor – Brian Treece
Ward 1 – Clyde Ruffin
Ward 2 – Michael Trapp
Ward 3 – Karl Skala
Ward 4 – Ian Thomas
Ward 5 – Laura Nauser
Ward 6 – Betsy Peters

April 2017
Mayor – Brian Treece
Ward 1 – Clyde Ruffin
Ward 2 – Michael Trapp
Ward 3 – Karl Skala
Ward 4 – Ian Thomas
Ward 5 – Matt Pitzer
Ward 6 – Betsy Peters