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History - Past Mayors and Councils

This list contains the name of every Mayor and Town Councillor that has served since the Town of Alberton was incorporated in 1913.

1913-1915 Mayor John Agnew


Councillors
William D. White, Charles A. Woodman, James E. Birch,
John P. Fielding, George B. Ellis, Malcolm A. MacNeill
1915-1917 Mayor John Agnew
Councillors
John T. Profit, James E. Birch, M.M. Foley,
A.C. Green, C.A. Woodman, Robert Rankin
1917-1919 Mayor W.C. Lawson
Councillors
S.R. Burke, Howard Clark, M.M. Foley,
George Gard, Edgar A. McRae, Edward L. Thomson
1919-1920 Mayor M.M. Foley
Councillors
John T. Profit, George Gard, J.W. Waugh,
E.O. Barbour, W.D. White, W.C. Lawson
1920-1921 Mayor John T. Profit
Councillors
W.D. White, W.C. Lawson, J.W. Waugh,
T.C. Bell, M.M. Foley, Herbert Clark
1921-1922 Mayor James E. Birch
CouncillorsHerbert Clark, M.M. Foley, Charles McBeth,
James Whelan, W.R. Oulton, T.C. Bell
1922-1923 Mayor S.R. Burke
Councillors
W.R. Oulton, Charles McBeth, F.L. Rogers,
George Gard, E.O. Barbour, James Whelan
1923-1924 Mayor James E. Birch
Councillors
T.C. Bell, F.L. Rogers, Henry Gard,
George Gard, E.O. Barbour, W.D. White
1924-1925 Mayor S.R. Burke
Councillors
E.O. Barbour, C.R. Profit, C.R.S. Leard,
T.C. Bell, W.D. White, Henry Gard
1925-1926 Mayor S.R. Burke
Councillors
A.C. Green, C.R.S. Leard, E.O. Barbour,
C.R. Profit, Henry Gard, Phil Bernard
1926-1927 Mayor W.C. Lawson
Councillors
J.W. Waugh, W.R. Oulton, A.C. Green,
Henry Gard, F.P. Bernard, C.R. Profit
1927-1928 Mayor W.C. Lawson
Councillors
J.W. Waugh, W.R. Oulton, F.P. Bernard,
A.C. Green, G.H. Hardy, C.R. Profit
1928-1929 Mayor W.C. Lawson
Councillors
A.C. Green, G.H. Hardy, F.P. Bernard,
C.R. Profit, Everett MacKendrick, George Oliver
1929-1930 Mayor W.C. Lawson
Councillors
C.R. Profit, Everett MacKendrick, George Oliver,
J.T. Profit, J.W. Whelan, H.W. Brown
1930-1931 Mayor M.M. Foley
Councillors
J.T. Profit, J.W. Whelan, George Oliver,
Emerson Matthews, Thomas Gass, E.O. Barbour
1931-1932 Mayor M.M. Foley
Councillors
J.W. Whelan, E.O. Barbour, J.W. Waugh,
Thomas Gass, George Oliver, Emerson Matthews
1932-1933 Mayor M.M. Foley
Councillors
T.C. Bell, A.C. Green, Herbert Hodgson,
J.W. Waugh, E.O. Barbour, J.W. Whelan
1933-1934 Mayor E.O. Barbour
Councillors
J.W. Waugh, H.H. Burton, Charles McAlduff,
T.C. Bell, Herbert Hodgson, A.C. Green
1934-1935 Mayor E.O. Barbour
Councillors
B.A. Profit, Everett MacKendrick, A.C Green,
J.W. Waugh, Emerson Matthews, Charles McAlduff
1935-1936 Mayor S.R. Burke
Councillors
E.O. Barbour, A.C. Green, Joseph MacMillan,
Emerson Matthews, B.A. Profit, Everett MacKendrick
1936-1937 Mayor T.C. Bell
Councillors
Charles McAlduff, Everett MacKendrick, E.O. Barbour,
B.A. Profit, Emerson Matthews, Joseph MacMillan
1937-1938 Mayor Emerson Matthews
Councillors
A.D. Seaman, Joseph MacMillan, E.W. Hardy,
Charles McAlduff, Everett MacKendrick, B.A. Profit
1938-1939 Mayor S.R. Burke
Councillors
E.W. Hardy, Joseph MacMillan, Everett MacKendrick,
Howard Clark, B.A. Profit, A.D. Seaman
1939-1940 Mayor S.R. Burke
Councillors
Arthur Wilkie, A.D. Seaman, John Wallace,
B.A. Profit, Everett MacKendrick, Howard Clark
1940-1941 Mayor J.W. Waugh
Councillors
B.A. Profit, John Wallace, Howard Clark,
A.D. Seaman, Arthur Wilkie, Everett MacKendrick
1941-1942 Mayor J.W. Waugh
Councillors
A.C. Green, John Wallace, Arthur Wilkie,
Howard Clark, B.A. Profit, Hilton Barbour
1942-1943 Mayor Wilfred Tanton
Councillors
Hilton Barbour, John Black, B.A. Profit,
Arthur Wilkie, A.C. Green, John Wallace
1943-1944 Mayor Wilfred Tanton
Councillors
John Black, B.A. Profit, Hilton Barbour,
John Wallace, Arthur Wilkie, H.D. Corbett
1944-1945 Mayor Wilfred Tanton
Councillors
John Black, B.A. Profit, Hilton Barbour,
John Wallace, Arthur Wilkie, H.D. Corbett
1945-1946 Mayor Wilfred Tanton
Councillors
John Black, B.A. Profit, Hilton Barbour,
John Wallace, Arthur Wilkie, H.D. Corbett
1946-1947 Mayor Wilfred Tanton
Councillors
John Wallace, Arthur Wilkie, H.D. Corbett,
John Black, B.A. Profit, Hilton Barbour
1947-1948 Mayor C.R. Profit
Councillors
H.D. Corbett, W.R. Oulton, Merritt Callaghan,
John Black, Hilton Barbour, B.A. Profit
1948-1949 Mayor C.R. Profit
Councillors
W.R. Oulton, H.D. Corbett, M.E. Callaghan,
B.A. Profit, J.F. Black, C.H. Weeks
1949-1951 Mayor C.R. Profit
Councillors
H.S. Matthews, W.R. Oulton, H.D. Corbett,
C.H. Weeks, W.W. Currie, John Moran
1951-1953 Mayor C.R. Profit
Councillors
C.H. Weeks, H.D. Corbett, S.M. Burke,
J.C. Profit, W.W. Currie, H.S. Matthews
1953-1955 Mayor H.E. Barbour
Councillors
H.S. Matthews, H.D. Corbett, Earle Atkinson,
D.B. Nicholson, S.M. Burke, J.C. Profit
1955-1957 Mayor H.E. Barbour
Councillors
H.S. Matthews, D.B. Nicholson, Earle Atkinson,
J.R. Bonyman, S.M. Burke, Perley Hardy
1957-1959 Mayor Herbert S. Matthews
Councillors
Richard Jeffery, Perley Hardy, J.W.D. Campbell,
Frank Carpenter, J.C. Profit, Clayton Travers
1959-1961 Mayor W.W. Currie
Councillors
Albert Clarke, Clayton Travers*, J.W.D. Campbell*,
Gerald Rooney, Roy Leard, Richard Jeffery*

*Note: Councillor Clayton Travers was replaced by Justin McAlduff in October, 1959. Councillor J.W.D. Campbell was replaced by Douglas Rix in October, 1959. Councillor Richard Jeffery was replaced by Raigh Callbeck in December, 1959.


1961-1963 Mayor Roy Leard
Councillors
Albert Clarke, Norman Hardy, Douglas Rix,
Leo O'Meara*, Charles Gordon, Cedric Hunter

*Note: Councillor Leo O'Meara was replaced by Arthur MacRae in April, 1962.


1963-1965 Mayor Roy Leard
Councillors
Charles Gordon, J.C. Profit, Arthur MacRae,
Wesley Hardy, Douglas Rix*, Vernon Hudson*

*Note: Councillor Douglas Rix was replaced by Frank MacNeill in December, 1963. Councillor Vernon Hudson was replaced by Walter Millman in January, 1964.


1965-1967 Mayor Roy Leard
Councillors
Charles Gordon, Arthur MacRae, Frank MacNeill,
Frank Weeks, Wesley Hardy, Raigh Callbeck
1967-1969 Mayor Roy Leard
Councillors
Arthur MacRae, Frank MacNeill, Frank Weeks,
Raigh Callbeck, Thomas Barbour, Wesley Hardy
1969-1971 Mayor Roy Leard
Councillors
Thomas Barbour, Frank MacNeill, Frank Weeks,
Arthur MacRae, Wesley Hardy, Charles Gordon
1971-1973 Mayor Roy Leard
Councillors
Charles Gordon, Dean Carpenter, Frank MacNeill,
Arthur MacRae, Wesley Hardy, Thomas Barbour
1973-1975 Mayor Roy Leard
Councillors
Thomas Barbour, Frank MacNeill, Charles Gordon,
Dean Carpenter, Wesley Hardy, R.D. MacKinnon
1975-1977 Mayor Roy Leard
Councillors
R.D. MacKinnon, Frank Weeks, Frank MacNeill,
Perley Hardy, Hector MacLeod, J.E. Tremblay
1977-1979 Mayor Roy Leard
Councillors
J.E. Tremblay, Hector MacLeod, Perley Hardy,
Frank MacNeill, Frank Weeks, R.D. MacKinnon
1979-1981 Mayor Hector MacLeod
Councillors
Frank Weeks, R.D. MacKinnon, Dean Carpenter,
Hilton Barbour Jr., Wayne Shea, Leslie C. Hardy
1981-31 Dec. 1982 Mayor Hector MacLeod
Councillors
Hilton Barbour, Dean Carpenter, Leslie Hardy,
Wayne Shea, Beth McRae, Frank Weeks
1 Jan. 1983-31 Dec. 1984 Mayor Hector MacLeod
Councillors
Leslie Hardy, Beth McRae, Gordon Champion,
William Essery, Wayne Shea, Frank Weeks
1 Jan. 1985-31 Dec. 1987 Mayor Hector MacLeod
Councillors
Gordon Champion, William Essery, Leslie Hardy,
Beth McRae, Wayne Shea, Frank Weeks
1 Jan. 1988-31 Dec. 1990 Mayor Hector MacLeod*
Councillors
Frank Weeks, Myles Getson, Wayne Shea,
David Cahill, Gordon Champion, Bonnie Barbour

*Note: Beth McRae replaced Hector MacLeod as Mayor in 1989. Mayor McRae was the first woman to hold the position of Mayor of Alberton.


1 Jan. 1991-31 Dec. 1993 Mayor Hector MacLeod*
Councillors
Gordon Champion, Leslie Hardy, David Cahill,
Myles Getson, Beth McRae, Michael DesRoches*

*Note: Perry Morrell replaced Councillor Michael DesRoches in October, 1992. Leslie Hardy replaced Hector MacLeod as Mayor in May, 1993.


1 Jan. 1994-31 Dec. 1996 Mayor Leslie Hardy
Councillors
David Campbell*, Joseph W. Foley, Frank White,
Claude Gavin*, Perry Morrell, Myles Getson

Note: Councillor David Campbell served from January, 1994 until June, 1995 when he resigned. He was replaced by Hilton Barbour in August, 1995. Councillor Claude Gavin resigned in December, 1995 and was replaced by David Campbell who returned to serve from January, 1996 to December 31, 1996.


1 Jan. 1997-31 Dec. 2000 Mayor David Campbell
Councillors
Beverley Ashley, Hilton Barbour, Myles K. Getson*,
Fenton Jeffery, David Cahill, Craig Oliver

Note: Councillor Myles K. Getson served as Deputy Mayor until his death on April 29, 2000. Councillor David Cahill was appointed Deputy Mayor in May, 2000. Due to the amalgamation of other municipalities, the Prince Edward Island Municipal Elections were set back one year. Therefore, this term lasted one more year than usual.


1 Jan. 2001-31 Dec. 2003 Mayor David Campbell
Councillors
David Cahill, Craig Oliver, Fenton Jeffery,
Keith Peters, Pat Murphy, Larry Profit
1 Jan. 2004-31 Dec. 2006 Mayor Pat Murphy
Councillors
Glenn Adams, David Cahill, Alan Curtis,
Shane Gillis, Fenton Jeffery, Larry Profit*

*Note: Councillor Larry Profit resigned on 18 August, 2005. Following a by-election on 21 November, 2005, Kelly Dawn Oliver was elected to Town Council.


1 Jan. 2007-16 Nov. 2009 Mayor Perry Morrell
Councillors
Alan Curtis, Shane Gillis, Fenton Jeffery,
Kelly Dawn Oliver, John Smith, Scott Wilson
16 Nov. 2009-19 Nov. 2012 Mayor Micheal Murphy
Councillors
David Cahill, David Campbell, Alan Curtis,
Claudia Gallant, Shane Gillis, Krystyna Pottier
19 Nov. 2012-Present Mayor Micheal Murphy
Councillors
David Cahill, David Campbell, Blair Duggan,
Natasha Dunn, Claudia Gallant, Krystyna Pottier