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

April 2018

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