George Christopher

George Christopher (December 8, 1907 – September 14, 2000) was a Greek-American politician, and the 34th Mayor of San Francisco, serving in that office from January 1956 until January 1964. He was, as of 2012, the last Republican to be elected mayor of San Francisco; all San Francisco mayors since he left office have been Democrats.

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