Past Mayors

Charles E. Lambeth (1931-1933)

Public Service:
Lambeth served as Charlotte's Mayor for one term from 1931 through 1933.

Lambeth was a Fayetteville, North Carolina native.  He was a World War I Navy veteran and operated a Dodge dealership.

            Photo of Charles Lambeth

During his Administration:

  • The U.S. Mint was dismantled and dumped in a heap in Eastover.
  • The Charlotte Symphony was organized.
  • Bread lines formed throughout the city during the "Great Depression."