Lake City Mayors


Mayor L.S. Van Vliet

Newspaper photo of L.S. Van Vliet, Lake City Mayor from 1873-74, recently received from Bill Brunstad of Chippawa Falls, WI.

The Lake City Historical Society is partnering with the local Heritage Preservation Commission to compile photographs of the 44 people who have served as Mayor of Lake City since it became a city in 1872. We still need photos for the following mayors:

  • M.A. Baldwin 1880-81
  • H.B. McKenney 1890-91
  • If you have a photo (any size) of one of the above people, please contact Don Schwartz at 651-345-2692 ( or Megan Smith at 651-345-6807 (