|Name||Carleton S. "Carty" Finkbeiner|
|Address||2260 Townley Rd |
Toledo, Ohio , United States
|| May 30, 1939
Jul 21, 2021 01:07pm
|Info||Carlton S. "Carty" Finkbeiner (Democrat) is the mayor of Toledo, Ohio (1994-2002, 2006-). First elected in 1993, he was the city's first strong mayor in 60 years. He took office on January 1, 1994. In 1997, he defeated challenger Nick Wichowski to win a second term. Term limits prevented him from running a third consecutive time. He was succeeded by Jack Ford in 2002. |
Following his first administration, Finkbeiner served on the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority board. He joined Toledo's WTVG, hosting "Carty & Company", a Sunday morning public affiars show. He also contributed a weekly editorial segment, "It's Just Not Right!" Finkbeiner left the station in May 2005.
On June 30, 2005, Finkbeiner announced that he would seek a third term as mayor. He won the Toledo Mayoral Primary, winning roughly 37% of the vote in comparison to 29% earned by incumbent Ford. On November 8, 2005, Finkbeiner was re-elected mayor.
Finkbeiner was sworn in for his third term as mayor in a private ceremony on January 3, 2006.
Finkbeiner currently resides with his wife, Amy Finkbeiner, in South Toledo. He has three children: Ryan, Jenny, and Katie, and 5 grandchildren.