Mayoral History

On January 19, 1895 at John Miller’s barbershop, residents of Romeo voted 42-20 to incorporate as a village and change their town name. The results were certified by Will County Judge Albert O. Marshall on January 21 and Romeoville was officially incorporated that day.

On February 16, 1895, another election was held at John Miller's barbershop, this time to choose Romeoville's officials. Louis Hamann was elected the first village president. 

Romeoville has elected 19 village presidents during its history. They are listed below.

Hamann

Louis Hamann
1895-1899

03 Keig

John J. Keig
1899-1903

Brockman

Henry F. Brockman
1903-1905

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George Garden
1905-1907

03 Farrell

George E. Farrell
1907-1910

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Edward Swanson
1910-1915

03 Startz J

Joseph J. Startz
1915-1919

03 Mitchell

John Mitchell
1919-1921

03 Boehme

Fred Boehme, Sr.
1921-1927

03 Startz A

Anthony A. Startz
1927-1929

03 Murphy

Cornelius J. "Neal" Murphy
1929-1969

03 OHara

John F. "Jack" O’Hara
1969-1973

03 Chambers

Dewey H. “Red” Chambers
1973-1977

03 Kennedy

Donald J. Kennedy
1977-1981

03 Trippett

Howard L. Trippett
1981-1985

03 Strobbe

John E. Strobbe
1985-1993

03 Gulden

Sandra K. Gulden
1993-1997

03 Dewald

Fred P. Dewald, Jr.
1997-2008

03 Noak

John D. Noak
2008-Present

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