William Sumner Maynard (April 25, 1802 – June 18, 1866) served as mayor of Ann Arbor from 1856-1858 and again from 1865-1866. Maynard was born in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. He suffered from severe depression and committed suicide by an overdose of morphine. Maynard owned a drug and dry-goods store and was said to be the wealthiest man in Ann Arbor at the time of his suicide. His grave is in Forest Hill Cemetery in Ann Arbor.
- Mayors of Ann Arbor page at PoliticalGraveyard.com
- Wikipedia: William S. Maynard
- William S. Maynard's elegant estate at Main and William Streets, Ann Arbor Founders Gallery, Ann Arbor District Library