City Managers

Appendix E – When Cotton Was King

City Managers (under Plan E Charter)

City ManagerTime of Service
John J. FlanneryJanuary 1, 1944 – December 1, 1952
Ulysses J. LupienDecember 1, 1952 – November 10, 1953
Frank BarrettNovember 18, 1953 – December 31, 1961
Cornelius Desmond, Jr.January 1, 1962 – October 31, 1963
P. Harold ReadyOctober 31, 1963 – November 30, 1966
Charles A. GallagherNovember 30, 1966 – August 11, 1970
James L. SullivanSeptember 30, 1970 – April 30, 1974
Paul J. SheehyMay 3, 1974 – September 5, 1975
William TaupierOctober 24, 1975 – June 2, 1979
B. Joseph TullyJune 25, 1979 – December 31, 1986
James CampbellJanuary 7, 1987 – September 6, 1991
Richard JohnsonNovember 26, 1991 – July 19, 1995
Brian J. MartinSeptember 4, 1995 -June 2000
John F. CoxJuly 14, 2000 – July 31, 2006
Bernard LynchJuly 31, 2006 – March 3, 2014
Kevin MurphyApril 14, 2014- April 1, 2018
Eileen DonoghueApril 11, 2018 – present