The Ten List | Hamilton’s most recent Mayors

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”6163″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self”][vc_column_text]Fred Eisenberger | 2014-
• First 2-term mayor of the amalgamated city of Hamilton
• Was installed as Mayor December 1st

• 3 terms as alderman from 1991-2000
• Spent 2 years as CEO of Canadian Urban Institute[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”6162″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self”][vc_column_text]Bob Bratina | 2010-2014
• Play-by-play voice of the Hamilton Tiger Cats and Toronto Argonauts for a total of 20 seasons; never missing a broadcast for more than 500 games
• Named Liberal candidate for Hamilton East Stoney Creek in October 2014[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”6165″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self”][vc_column_text]Larry Di Ianni | 2003-2006
• Served 6 terms in Stoney Creek until amalgamation
• First Italian Canadian mayor in Hamilton History[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”6166″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self”][vc_column_text]Robert E Wade | 2000-2003
• First served in Ancaster for 22 years; 16 years as mayor
• After 1 term as mayor of the new city of Hamilton, he retired from public life.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”6167″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self”][vc_column_text]Robert Maxwell Morrow | 1982-2000
• Longest serving mayor in Hamilton
• In 2004, he was appointed as citizenship judge, retiring in 2010[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”6170″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self”][vc_column_text]William Powell | 1980-1982
• Was ward 4 alderman for 10 years
• Won an upset election against incumbent, serving for 1 term[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”6164″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self”][vc_column_text]John MacDonald | 1977-1980
• Youngest alderman ever elected (age 22) in Hamilton
• Elected citizen of the year in 1972, and elected mayor 4 years later[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”6169″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self”][vc_column_text]Vince Agro | 1976-1977 (acting mayor)
• Acting mayor; assuming the position after Victor Copps had to retire early.
• Served as alderman for Ward 2 from 1970-1976 and again from 1978-1997[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”6168″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self”][vc_column_text]Victor Kennedy Copps | 1963-1976
• Won a seat on the Board of Control in 1960 and became deputy mayor
• Was forced to retire early after suffering a heart attack during the Around the Bay Race in 1976[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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