Mattie Parker

Mayor of Fort Worth

Mattie Parker was elected in 2021 as the 45th mayor of the City of Fort Worth.

Mayor Mattie Parker

Mattie Parker is the founding CEO of Fort Worth Cradle to Career and the Tarrant To & Through (T3) Partnership, which aims to ensure more students have the training needed to thrive in today’s workforce. Mattie has fifteen years of experience in national, state and local public affairs, including chief of staff for the Fort Worth Mayor and City Council where she led successful efforts to improve efficiency at City Hall. She serves on the board of directors for The Gatehouse’s Legacy Early Learning Academy, Read Fort Worth, Operation Progress - Fort Worth, and ACH Child and Family Services.

Mattie and her husband, David, have one daughter and two sons. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Arts in Government and has a law degree from Texas A&M University School of Law where she was awarded the prestigious MacLean & Boulware Endowed Law Scholarship.

Past Mayors

Past Mayors

  • Mattie Parker: 6/15/2021 to present 
  • Betsy Price: 7/12/2011 to 6/15/2021
  • Mike Moncrief: 5/20/2003 to 7/12/2011
  • Kenneth Barr: 5/21/1996 to 5/20/2003
  • Jewel Woods (acting mayor): 12/20/1995 to 5/20/1996
  • Kay Granger: 5/21/1991 to 12/19/1995
  • Bob Bolen: 2/2/1982 to 5/21/1991
  • Woodie Woods: 5/1/1979 to 11/10/1981
  • Hugh Parmer: 4/5/1977 to 5/1/1979
  • Clif Overcash: 4/14/1975 to 4/5/1977
  • R.M. Stovall: 4/6/1969 to 4/14/1975
  • DeWitt McKinley: 4/6/1967 to 4/9/1969
  • Willard Barr: 4/6/1965 to 4/6/1967
  • Bayard H. Friedman: 4/22/1963 to 4/6/1965
  • John Justin: 4/21/1961 to 4/22/1963
  • Thomas A. McCann: 4/2/1957 to 4/21/1961
  • F.E. (Jack) Garrison: 4/20/1955 to 4/2/1957
  • F.E. Deen: 4/22/1953 to 4/6/1955
  • J.R. Edwards: 4/6/1951 to 4/22/1953
  • F.E. Deen: 4/9/1947 to 4/6/1951
  • Roscoe L. Carnrike: 4/4/1945 to 4/8/1947
  • I.N. McCrary: 7/17/1940 to 4/4/1945
  • T.J. Harrell: 7/27/1938 to 6/19/1940
  • R.H.W. Drechsel: 5/11/1938 to 7/27/1938
  • W.J. Hammond: 4/8/1937 to 5/11/1938
  • Van Zandt Jarvis: 12/20/1933 to 4/7/1937
  • William Bryce: 4/12/1927 to 12/20/1933
  • H.C. Meacham: 4/15/1925 to 4/12/1927
  • W.P. Burton: 10/8/1924 to 4/15/1925
  • E.R. Cockrell: 4/16/1921 to 10/8/1924
  • W.D. Davis: 4/16/1917 to 4/16/1921
  • E.T. Tyra: 4/16/1915 to 4/16/1917
  • R.F. Milam: 4/15/1913 to 4/15/1915
  • W.D. Davis: 6/1/1909 to 4/15/1913
  • W.D. Williams: 4/13/1909 to 4/27/1909
  • W.D. Harris: 4/10/1906 to 4/13/1909
  • T.J. Powell: 4/10/1900 to 4/10/1906
  • B.B. Paddock: 4/12/1892 to 4/10/1900
  • J. Peter Smith: 8/5/1890 to 4/12/1892
  • W.S. Pendleton: 4/08/1890 to 8/5/1890
  • H.S. Broiles: 4/20/1886 to 4/8/1890
  • J. Peter Smith: 4/11/1882 to 4/20/1886
  • John T. Brown: 4/12/1880 to 4/11/1882
  • R.E. Beckman: 8/8/1878 to 4/12/1880
  • G.H. Day: 11/10/1874 to 8/8/1878
  • W.P. Burts: 2/17/1873 to 11/10/1874