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Mayors of Holland

Isaac
Cappon

(1830-1902)
Bernardus
Ledeboer

(1812-1879)
Edward J.
Harrington

(1832-1921)
John Van
Landegend
(1834-1904)
Kommer Schaddelee (1837-1913) Engbertus
Vander Veen

(1828-1917)
John
Roost
(1825-1888)
William H.
Beach
(1851-1933)
Rokus
Kanters

(1825-1899)
Patrick Hamilton
McBride
(1837-1919)
Cornelius J.
De Roo
(1855-1945)
Henry
Kremers

(1850-1914)
Oscar
Yates
(1845-1901)
George
Hummer
(1856-1920)
Gerrit
Diekema
(1859-1930)
James De
Young
(1860-1940)
Gerben W.
Mokma
(1846-1912)
William
Brusse

(c.1863-1956)
Henry
Geerlings
(1868-1953)
Jacob G.
Van Putten

(1860-1909)
Henry
Brusse
(1866-1951)
Evert P.
Stephan
(1869-1946)
Nicodemus
Bosch
(1863-1944)
John
Vander Sluis
(1860-1943)
Nicolas
Kammeraad

(1847-1935)
Earnest
Brooks
(1891-1981)
Elmer J.
Schepers
(1900-1988)
Ben
Steffens
(1880-1948)
John Bernard
De Pree
(1907-1988)
Harry
Harrington
(c.1890-1957)
Robert
Visscher
(1917-1993)
Nelson
Bosman
(1906-1993)
L.W.
Lamb Jr.
 
Louis
Hallacy II
 
Richard William
Smith
 
William A.
Sikkel
 
Philip A.
Tanis
 
Neal
Berghoef
 
Albert
McGeehan
 

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History

The City of Holland has had 39 mayors in its 155-year history. At least 9 of them were born in the Netherlands; at least 8 were born in the Holland area, while 7 were from other states. At least 6 were members of Hope Church, 5 attended 3rd Reformed Church, and nearly all were Protestant. 4 fought in the world wars. 3 were physicians while only 2 were attorneys and 1 was even a wagonmaker. Most were Republicans, but not all. But I invite you to go beyond the statistics and themes and read the biographies of each mayor of Holland. You will discover that each man had a personality all his own, and that beyond every stat there is a story...

Mayors of Holland information provided by the Joint Archives of Holland, photographs courtesy of the Holland Museum.