Detroit’s first mayor elected 190 years ago today

On April 4, 1825 – 190 years ago today, Detroiters elected their first mayor John R Williams. He served four more one-year terms as mayor in 1830, 44, 45 and 46. The street John R bears his name. Some things you may not know about┬áJohn R. Williams: French was his native language. Williams had owned … More Detroit’s first mayor elected 190 years ago today