Past Mayors

Missoula's Mayors

Below is a list of the dedicated men and women who have helped guide Missoula to the community it is today. You may also be interested in reading the City Charter (PDF).

MayorElected or AppointedLength of Service

John Engen
Assumed office January 2, 2006. Mayor Engen's second four-year term began on January 4, 2010. He was re-elected to serve a third term which commenced on January 6, 2014. Learn more.

Currently serving
Mike KadasAppointed September 3, 1996 / Elected January 1, 1998112 months
Daniel KemmisElected January 1, 1990 / Resigned September 3, 199680 months
Robert E. LovegroveElected January 1, 198648 months
John H. TooleAppointed December 12, 198325 months
William E. CreggElected May 1977 / Re-elected May 198178 months
Robert E. BrownAppointed January 1, 1973 / Elected May 1, 197352 months
George TurmanAppointed July 7, 1970 / Resigned December 31, 197230 months
John F. Patterson, Jr.Acting Mayor July 1, 19701 week
Richard G. ShoupElected May 1, 1967 / Resigned July 1, 197038 months
H.R. DixElected November 1, 196342 months
Edward L. ShultsActing August 26, 19632 months
Leonard M. RocheElected May 6, 19633 months
Wes WaldbilligElected May 4, 196124 months
Walter A. CashElected May 11, 195924 months
Alan BradleyElected January 6, 195816 months
Alan CuthburtsonManager
Walton R.L. TaylorManager
James A. HartElected June 28, 195442 months
Ralph L. StarrElected April 29, 194962 months
Juliet GregoryElected May 5, 194724 months
Dwight M. MasonElected April 13, 1937121 months
Roy F. HamiltonActing January 4, 19373 months
Ralph L. ArnoldElected May 10, 1934 / Resigned January 4, 193732 months
W. H. BeacomElected May 7, 192872 months
R.W. KempElected May 3, 192624 months
William H. BeacomElected May 1, 192248 months
H.T. WilkinsonElected May 1, 191672 months
A.M. GetchelElected May 4, 191424 months
James RhodesElected May 6, 191224 months
John M. EvansAppointed July 16, 191110 months
W.H. ReidElected May 1, 1911 / Resigned July 7, 19112 months
Andrew LoganElected May 3, 190924 months
J.M. KeithElected May 6, 190724 months
Fred C. MorganAppointed March 11, 19072 months
M.R.C. SmithElected May 4, 1903 / Resigned March 11, 19072 months
A.M. StevensElected May 6, 190124 months
F.C. WebsterElected May 3, 189748 months
J.M. KeithElected May 6, 189524 months
H.W. McLaughlinElected May 1, 189324 months
Frank G. HigginsElected May 27, 189212 months
J.M. KeithElected May 4, 189112 months
William KennedyElected May 5, 189012 months
J.L. SloaneElected May 16, 188912 months
D.D. BogartElected May 7, 198812 months
Dwight HardingElected May 3, 188712 months
J.P. SmithAppointed August 6, 188521 months
Thomas C. MarshallElected April 13, 1885 / Resigned August 6, 18854 months
H.C. MeyersElected May 23, 188411 months
Frank H. WoodyElected April 19, 188313 months