Archives, Tampa City Council Members June 1904 - October 1963

Archives, Tampa City Council Members June 1904 - October 1963

Archives, Tampa City Council Members June 1904 - October 1963

Compiled for the City of Tampa Archives by W. Curtis Welch, CA
April 1997

June 1904 - June 1906

(Source: Council Minute Book #6, page 386)

C. Elmore Webb - President W.D. Wiggins - President pro tempore
Henry Giddens E.W. Monrose
W.L. Parker J.B. Phillips
J.P. Hardee T.C. Folsom
John T. Gunn J.R. Dekle
M.C. Foley

 

June 1906 - June 1908

(Source: Council Minute Book #7, page 154)

Hubert D. King - President E.C. Blake - President pro tempore
T.J. Blackmon Henry Kruse
W. Lesley Brown C.J. Hutchinson
John T. Gunn I.B. Miller
J.A. Roberts Carlos Toro
W.F. Himes (Resigned April 1907) Harry Burke (Filled vacancy of W.F. Himes) [Source: Council Minute Book #7, page 279]

 

June 1908 - June 1910

(Source: Council Minute Book #7, page 464)

W. Lesley Brown - President John T. Gunn - President pro tempore
W.J. Houlihan Phillip Licata
Ramon Sierra, Jr. Carlos Toro
Charles T. Friend A. Fred Turner
Herman H. Regener T.B. Smith
James E. Etzler  (Expelled October 1908) O. Falk (Filled vacancy of James E. Etzler) [Source :Council Minute Book #9, page 60]

 

June 1910 - December 1910

Fred W. Ball - President Paul C. Herndon
Herman H. Regener O. Falk
W.J. Barrett Phillip Licata
H.C. Durham Henry W. Johnson
L.J. Cooper James B. Phillips
W.J. Houlihan

 

January 1911 - June 1912

Fred W. Ball - President W.J. Houlihan
W.J. Chambers O. Falk
Henry W. Johnson Phillip Licata
James B. Phillips H.C. Durham
Paul C. Herndon Herman H. Regener
W.J. Barrett

 

June 1912 - June 1914

Fred W. Ball - President W.J. Houlihan
W.J. Chambers James E. Etzler
William R. Bartlett Pedro G. Ramos
N. DiMaggio H.C. Durham
J.W. Smith E.R. Murray
O. Falk

 

1914 - 1916

Fred W. Ball - President J.B. Anderson
W.J. Chambers James E. Etzler
William R. Bartlett Pedro G. Ramos
N. DiMaggio Harry P. Kennedy
J.W. Smith E.R. Murray
G.T. Henderson

 

1916 - 1920

Fred W. Ball - President J.B. Anderson
J.R. Fielding James E. Etzler
H.R. Lightfoot Pedro G. Ramos
Ramon Sierra Harry P. Kennedy
D.E. Saxton E.R. Murray
G.T. Henderson

 

June 1920 - January 4, 1921

G.T. Henderson - President Barton H. Smith - President pro tempore
Adolf N. Goldstein James N. Bryan
Pedro G. Ramos E.A. Blanchard
Harry P. Kennedy Clemente Sendoya
E.R. Murray H.A. West
H.A. Raymond

 

CITIZENS VOTED IN COMMISSION - MANAGER FORM OF GOVERNMENT

 

January 4, 1921 - January 3, 1922

(Source: Council Minute Book #13, page 132)

Charles H. Brown - Mayor Commissioner W.J. Barritt - Mayor Commissioner pro tempore
V.V. Sharpe W.A. Adams
Henry E. Snow

 

January 3, 1922 - January 8, 1924

(Source: Council Minute Book #13, page 372)

Charles H. Brown - Mayor Commissioner W.J. Barritt - Mayor Commissioner pro tempore
James McCants Dr. Sumter L. Lowry
W.A. Adams

 

January 8, 1924 - January 3, 1928

(Source: Council Minute Book #14, page 84)

Perry G. Wall - Mayor Commissioner W.J. Barritt - Mayor Commissioner pro tempore
James McCants W.A. Adams
Dr. Sumter L. Lowry

 

January 3, 1928 - January 24, 1928

(Source: Council Minute Book #15, page 325)

D.B. McKay - Mayor Commissioner Charles William Bartlett
James McCants Thomas N. Henderson
Dr. Sumter L. Lowry

 

CITIZENS VOTED BACK MAYOR - COUNCIL FORM OF GOVERNMENT

 

January 24, 1928 - November 1929

(Source: Council Minute Book #15, page 336)

Thomas N. Henderson - President Walter H. Campbell - President pro tempore
S. Boteler Thompson J.W. Frazier
Adolf N. Goldstein W.J. Bailey
Ben H. Emerson Antonio Reina
H.B. Broach Clemente Sendoya
Al E. Edwards Kenneth Hamilton

 

November 1929 - November 1931
(Source: Council Minute Book #16, page 263)
Thomas N. Henderson - President J. MacDonell Thompson - President pro tempore
W.J. Bailey Curtis Hixon
Dr. V.M. Rosenthal J.W. Frazier
Walter H. Campbell John Pacheco
H.B. Broach Ben H. Emerson
Nick C. Nuccio Kenneth Hamilton (Died in April 1930)
J.A. Epps (Elected to fill vacancy K. Hamilton) [Source: Council Minute Book #16, pg 427]

 

November 1931 - November 1933

Curtis Hixon J.W. Frazier
J. MacDonell Thompson Albert D'Arpa
Dr. V.M. Rosenthal John Pacheco
Ben H. Emerson Nick C. Nuccio
R.L. Ragan H.B. Broach
J.A. Epps Walter H. Campbell

 

November 1933 - November 1935

Curtis Hixon Nick C. Nuccio
J.W. Frazier R.L. Ragan
D.W. Hudgings, Jr. W.D.F. Snipes
Albert D'Arpa J.A. Epps
Dr. V.M. Rosenthal Walter H. Campbell
John Pacheco Ben H. Emerson

 

November 1935 - November 2, 1937

Ben H. Emerson, President R.L. Ragan
C.C. Watson W.D.F. Snipes
D.W. Hudgings, Jr. J.A. Epps
Albert D'Arpa Curtis Hixon
Dr. V.M. Rosenthal John Pacheco
H.M. Faver Frank Cannella (January - October 1937)
Nick C. Nuccio (Resigned in 1936, ran for County Commissioner)

 

November 2, 1937 - November 7, 1939

(Source: Council Minute Book #22, page 22)

W.D.F. Snipes, President Albert D'Arpa, Vice President
D.C. Morton C.W. Latimer
Dr. V.M. Rosenthal H.M. Faver
John Pacheco Ben H. Emerson
Frank Canella R.L. Ragan
C.C. Watson [District 2]
Resigned 6/6/1939 
[Source: Council Minute Book 23, page 223]
H.D. McMichael
Appointed by Mayor 6/20/1939 [Source: Council Minute Book 23, page 243]
J.A. Epps

 

November 7, 1939 - 1941

(Source: Council Minute Book #23, page 426)

W.D.F. Snipes, President Albert D'Arpa, Vice President
D.C. Morton John Pacheco
H.D. McMichael J.P. Minton
C.W. Latimer Frank Canella
Dr. V.M. Rosenthal R.L. Ragan
W.H. Frecker William A. Crosby

 

1941 - 1943

Dr. V.M. Rosenthal, President Albert D'Arpa, President Pro tempore
Henry Garcia Frank Cannella
H.D. McMichael R.L. Ragan
C.W. Latimer Joe B. Klay
W.H. Frecker William A. Crosby
Julio Pelaez J.P. Minton

 

1943 - 1945

Dr. V.M. Rosenthal, President C.W. Latimer, Vice President
Henry Garcia Frank Cannella
H.D. McMichael Oliver L. Wade
Albert D'Arpa Joe B. Klay
Ray Tamargo William A. Crosby
Julio Pelaez Lee O'Neal

 

1945 - 1947

H.R. Whitehead, President J.C. Bondi, Vice President
A.H. Young George T. Taylor
D.W. Boyette Ramon Fernandez-Rey
J.B. Prichard
NOTE: In a revision of the Tampa City Charter approved by the State Legislature and voters in the City of Tampa in 1945, the number of seats on the City Board of Representatives (City Council) was changed from twelve individual districts to seven at-large districts affective the 1945 elections. The new revision also changed the terms of Board (Council) members from two years to four years affective the 1947 elections.

 

1947 - November 13, 1951

H.R. Whitehead, Chairman A.H. Young, Vice Chairman
C.M. Hammond Benny Vigo
P. Joseph Rodriguez Henry Garcia
Julio Palaez

 

November 13, 1951 - July 7, 1953

(Source: Council Minute Book #35, page 477)

H.R. Whitehead, Chairman L.B. McSwain, Chairman Pro-tempore
William L. (Bill) Stark Lee Duncan
R. Joseph Rodriguez Lee O'Neal
Henry Garcia

 

July 7, 1953 - November 1, 1955

(Source: Council Minute Book #37, page 320)

H.R. Whitehead, Chairman L.B. McSwain, Chairman Pro-tempore
William L. (Bill) Stark Lee Duncan
R. Joseph Rodriguez Lee O'Neal
Henry Garcia
W.D. (Doug) West J.L. Young, Jr.
Stuart N. Phillips Douglas Belden
NOTE: Due to the annexation of Sulphur Springs, Rocky Point and the surrounding areas on April 28, 1953, 4 new districts were added to the City Board of Representatives (City Council). A special election was held on June 16, 1953, to fill these seats. In 1955 new districts were drawn reducing the number of seats on the Board (Council) once again to seven (last four names).

 

November 1, 1955 - October 1, 1959

(Source: Council Minute Book #41, page 302)

J.L. Young, Jr. - Chairman 11/1/1955 - 5/21/1956   (Acting Mayor 5/21/1956 - 10/2/1956) W.D. (Doug) West - Vice Chairman 11/1/1955 - 10/2/1956 Chairman 10/2/1956 - 10/1/1959
James V. Minardi - Vice Chairman 10/2/1956 -10/1/1959 W.D. (Doug) West - Vice Chairman 11/1/1955 - 10/2/1956 Chairman 10/2/1956 - 10/1/1959
Dick Bacon 10/2/1956 - 10/1/1959 (Elected 9/27/1956 to fill vacancy) Bill Myers
Lee Duncan L.B. McSwain
Olin Huffman
NOTE: Mayor Curtis Hixon died in office on May 21, 1956. J.L. Young, Jr., was immediately sworn in as Mayor according to the existing rules of succession. Mr. Young subsequently resigned from the Council in order to run as a candidate for mayor in the special municipal election held on September 27, 1956 (his vacant seat on the council was also filled in this election.) The Council re-organized during its October 2, 1956, meeting.
[Source: Council Minute Book #43, page 147].

 

October 1, 1959 - October 1, 1963

(Source: Council Minute Book #49, page 254)

W.D. (Doug) West, Chairman Dick Bacon, Vice Chairman
Sam Mirabella Bill Myers
Fletcher Stribling Lee Duncan
Lloyd Copeland A.T. Rollins 5/16/1961 - 10/1/1963
NOTE: A.T. Rollins added to Council after annexation of Port Tampa
[Source: Council Minute Book 52, page 242].