William Andrew Porter
1895 – 1896

First mayor of Hantsport, won election by one vote after a ballot was disqualified.

Dr. Charles Inglis Margeson
1896 – 1897

Physician, graduate of Harvard Medical School (1869)

William Smith Whitman
1897 – 1902
Notary Public

Capt. Delancey T. Faulkner
1903 – 1907

Hantsport water system installed.

Capt. Simeon H. Mitchner
1907 – 1908
A baker, shoe maker and ship builder.

Frederick Edwin Pentz
1908 – 1910

Pharmacist and drug store owner.

Andrew Welsford Pattison
1910 – 1915

Tinsmith and store owner.

George Davenport Comstock
1915 – 1916

Piano tuner and editor of the Hantsport Advance newspaper.

William King Sterling
1916 – 1923

Dry Goods Merchant

Daniel William Murray
1923 – 1925

Manufacturer and owner of Murray’s Lumber Mill and Hantsport Fruit Basket Company.

Llewellyn Mortimer Wall
1923 – 1930

Hantsport Hotel owner.
In 1927 he convinced Roy Jodrey to build his Pulp Mill in Hantsport rather than in Windsor. The Hantsport & Area Historical Society has voted him Mayor of the last Century.

Dr. Gordon Kant Smith
1930 – 1946

Physician, graduate of Dalhousie Medical School (1922).
Mayor during the Second World War.

Burpee Templeman Smith
1946 – 1952

Commercial Traveller

Arthur Weatherby
1952 – 1958

David Mitchell Freeman
1958 – 1965

Electrician, owner of Freeman’s Electric Store.

Presided at opening of the new Hantsport School.

Lovett Grant Bishop
1965 – 1970

Executive Vice-President, Minas Basin Pulp & Power.

John Alexander Scott
1970 – 1973

Vice-President and General Manager, Minas Basin Lumber Co.

Leonard Douglas McCully
1973 – 1976
1985 – 1991

Chartered Accountant, Minas Basin Pulp & Power and Scotia Investments.

The only person to serve two separate terms as mayor of Hantsport.

Garnet Cranswick McDade
1976 – 1985

President and Chairman of the Board, Minas Basin Pulp & Power.

Official Main Street Opening
New Town Hall, Hantsport, N.S.
October 21, 1994 – 7:00 p.m.

Mayors in Attendance
Left to Right
Mr. Garnet McDade
Mr. Leonard McCully
Mr. John Scott
Mr. Lovett Bishop
Mr. H. Wayne Folker

H. Wayne Folker
1991 – 2012

Celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Town of Hantsport – 1995.

Robbie Zwicker
2012 – 2015

The Town of Hantsport was dissolved on 1 July 2015.