Voters elect Hiram C. Gill as mayor of the City of Seattle on March 3, 1914.

  • By Dave Wilma
  • Posted 11/19/2000
  • Essay 2804
On March 3, 1914, voters elect Hiram C. Gill (1866-1919) as mayor of the city of Seattle. Gill was re-elected to a second two-year term in 1916.

Pursuant to the Freeholders' Charter of 1890, the mayor's term of office was two years. Elections were held on the Tuesday following the first Monday in March. The vote counts were as follows:

  • Hiram C. Gill - 37,654
  • J.D. Trenholme - 22,918

Sources: Seattle City Clerk, "Mayors of the City of Seattle," web page,

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