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William McLeod McIntosh

William-McLeod-McIntoshSince 1983, William McLeod McIntosh has served as mayor. A Moultrie native, Bill graduated from Moultrie High School, Oxford College of Emory University, Emory University, and the University of Georgia School of Law. He was a lieutenant in the United States Navy during the Vietnam era. Bill has practiced law at Fallin and McIntosh, PC since 1976. For more than 20 years, he has been Juvenile Court judge in Colquitt County.

Bill is immersed in the life of Moultrie and Colquitt County. He is involved in and supports his community through United Way of Colquitt County, Colquitt County Arts Center, Boys and Girls Club of Moultrie, NAACP Colquitt County Chapter, Moultrie YMCA, Colquitt County Schools and sports, Colquitt Regional Medical Center, Moultrie-Colquitt County Library, Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce, Colquitt County Food Bank, and countless other organizations. Bill is a past president of Kiwanis Club of Moultrie and the Georgia Municipal Association, the organization of elected Georgia city officials where he has served on the executive board since the 1980’s. He has held leadership positions at First United Methodist Church where he is actively involved. Bill enjoys reading, fishing, and gardening.

His wife of 41 years is Katrina Cheek McIntosh, a retired teacher and community volunteer. His son, William McLeod McIntosh, Jr., a graduate of Colquitt County High School, the University of Georgia, and the University of Mississippi School of Law, is a public defender in Athens, Georgia. Cathryn McIntosh Houchins, also a Colquitt County High School and University of Georgia graduate, is married to Mississippi native Palmer Houchins. Cathryn is a marketing manager at TBS+TNT-Turner Broadcasting System in Atlanta, Georgia.

Moultrie is growing! Seeing young citizens return to this community to work and play is very exciting! Having retirees come home to Moultrie is enriching. Moultrians enjoy a unique and exceptional quality of life! The city’s employees and services are second to none. Bill McIntosh is indeed honored to serve as mayor of Moultrie, Georgia.

Former Mayors

Moultrie’s first mayor was elected in 1893. Since then, we have had a total of 23 mayors. They had many occupations, including doctor, judge, attorney, and one even ran a candy brokerage!




Moses Malachi Banton 1893



(photo not found) – George W. Hooker 1894




Robert Lee Shipp 1894-1895






Dr. Basil P “B.P.” Crenshaw 1895-1897

& 1901-1902


(photo not found) – Dr. James Gardner Culpepper 1898



Christopher Edgar Holmes 1899-1900

& 1910-1911






P. B. Allen 1903





John Franklin Monk 1904-1905

& 1907





William D. Scott 1906

& 1908-1909






William Coachman Vereen 1912-1913






George R. Kline 1913-1914






William Jerome Vereen 1915-1916





William Alonza Covington 1917-1918

& 1921-1923






James Spencer Johnson 1919-1921





Howard Ashburn 1923-1925







Paul Quincy Bryan 1926-1929





Charles Green Watson 1930-1933






Jeremiah Frank Norman 1934-1937







Evans Reynolds 1937-1945






Vernon Brabham 1945-1947






Lonnie Clarence Johnson 1947






William Banks Withers 1947-1983






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