SHERIFFS OF GIBSON COUNTY, INDIANA

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INDIANA TERRITORY

 

NAME

DATE SERVED

POLITICAL PARTY

PICTURE

JAMES CROW SR.

3/31/1813 – 4/27/1815

UNKNOWN

NO

JAMES CROW JR.

4/28/1815 – 10/7/1816

UNKNOWN

NO

HENRY HOPKINS

10/15/1816 – 12/29/1816

UNKNOWN

NO

 

INDIANA JOINS THE UNION AS THE 19TH STATE

 

NAME

DATE SERVED

POLITICAL PARTY

PICTURE

HENRY HOPKINS

12/30/1816 – 6/2/1818

UNKNOWN

NO

THOMAS STONE

6/3/1818 – 8/23/1818

UNKNOWN

NO

THOMAS STONE

8/24/1818 – 8/19/1820

UNKNOWN

NO

JAMES K. SLOAN JR.

8/20/1820 – 8/22/1822

UNKNOWN

NO

JAMES K. SLOAN JR.

8/23/1822 – 8/16/1824

UNKNOWN

NO

JAMES DEVIN

8/17/1824 – 8/17/1826

UNKNOWN

NO

JAMES DEVIN

8/18/1826 – 8/23/1828

UNKNOWN

NO

JOSEPH NEELY

8/24/1828 – 9/7/1830

UNKNOWN

NO

NICHOLAS J. HARGROVE

9/8/1830 – 8/23/1832

UNKNOWN

NO

NICHOLAS J. HARGROVE

8/24/1832 – 8/14/1834

UNKNOWN

NO

JOSEPH J. KIRKMAN

8/15/1834 – 8/13/1836

WHIG

NO

JOSEPH J. KIRKMAN

8/14/1836 – 8/12/1838

WHIG

NO

JOSEPH E. WOODS

8/13/1838 – 8/14/1840

UNKNOWN

NO

JOSEPH J. KIRKMAN

8/15/1840 – 8/7/1842

WHIG

NO

JOSEPH J. KIRKMAN

8/8/1842 – 8/22/1844

WHIG

NO

SAMUEL H. SHANNON

8/23/1844 – 8/18/1846

UNKNOWN

NO

SAMUEL H. SHANNON

8/19/1846 – 8/24/1848

UNKNOWN

NO

JOSEPH J. KIRKMAN

8/25/1848 – 8/20/1850

WHIG

NO

JOSEPH J. KIRKMAN

8/21/1850 – 10/12/1852

WHIG

NO

JESSE MOORE

10/13/1852 – 10/10/1854

DEMOCRAT

NO

JESSE MOORE

10/11/1854 – 10/14/1856

DEMOCRAT

NO

JOSEPH J. KIRKMAN

10/15/1856 – 10/11/1858

REPUBLICAN

NO

JOSEPH J. KIRKMAN

10/12/1858 – 10/8/1860

REPUBLICAN

NO

AUGUSTA BOSWELL

10/9/1860 – 7/5/1862

DEMOCRAT

NO

JAMES M. ALVIS

7/10/1862 – 10/14/1862

DEMOCRAT

NO

HENRY AYRES

10/15/1862 – 10/11/1864

DEMOCRAT

NO

HENRY AYRES

10/12/1864 – 4/3/1866

DEMOCRAT

NO

JACOB G. VAIL

4/4/1866 – 10/8/1866

REPUBLICAN

VIEW

JACOB G. VAIL

10/9/1866 – 2/28/1868

REPUBLICAN

VIEW

JAMES M. RAGSDALE

3/1/1868 – 10/13/1868

DEMOCRAT

NO

JACOB G. VAIL

10/14/1868 – 11/7/1870

REPUBLICAN

VIEW

JOHN LOCKHART

11/8/1870 – 6/16/1871

DEMOCRAT

NO

FRANCIS W. HAUSS

6/19/1871 – 10/7/1872

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

FRANCIS W. HAUSS

10/8/1872 – 10/13/1874

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

FRANCIS W. HAUSS

10/14/1874 – 10/10/1876

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

JACOB G. VAIL

10/11/1876 – 10/8/1878

REPUBLICAN

VIEW

WILLIAM L. HARGROVE

10/9/1878 – 10/12/1880

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

HENRY P. CHAMBERS

10/13/1880 – 11/7/1882

REPUBLICAN

VIEW

HENRY P. CHAMBERS

11/8/1882 – 11/4/1884

REPUBLICAN

VIEW

HUGH MCGARY

11/5/1884 – 11/2/1886

REPUBLICAN

VIEW

HUGH MCGARY

11/3/1886 – 11/13/1888

REPUBLICAN

VIEW

MONROE KEY

11/14/1888 – 11/4/1890

REPUBLICAN

VIEW

MONROE KEY

11/5/1890 – 11/20/1892

REPUBLICAN

VIEW

D. WYATT GENTRY

11/21/1892 – 11/25/1894

DEMOCRAT

NO

JOHN TRIBLE

11/26/1894 – 11/30/1896

REPUBLICAN

NO

WILLIAM MURPHY

12/1/1896 – 11/8/1898

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

WILLIAM MURPHY

11/9/1898 – 12/31/1900

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

THOMAS BELOAT

1/1/1901 – 12/31/1902

REPUBLICAN

VIEW

THOMAS BELOAT

1/1/1903 – 12/31/1904

REPUBLICAN

VIEW

FRANK WHITING

1/1/1905 – 12/31/1906

REPUBLICAN

VIEW

FRANK WHITING

1/1/1907 – 12/31/1908

REPUBLICAN

VIEW

GEORGE SKELTON

1/1/1908 – 12/31/1910

DEMOCRAT

NO

GEORGE SKELTON

1/1/1911 – 12/31/1912

DEMOCRAT

NO

JOSEPH W. BARTON

1/1/1913 – 12/31/1914

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

JOSEPH W. BARTON

1/1/1915 – 12/31/1916

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

EDWIN W. PHILLIPS

1/1/1917 – 12/31/1918

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

DINK J. FLOWERS

1/1/1919 – 12/31/1920

REPUBLICAN

VIEW

DINK J. FLOWERS

1/1/1921 – 12/31/1922

REPUBLICAN

VIEW

JOHN W. HOLLEN

1/1/1923 – 12/31/1924

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

JOHN W. HOLLEN

1/1/1925 – 12/31/1926

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

SYLVESTER SUMMERS

1/1/1927 – 12/31/1928

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

SYLVESTER SUMMERS

1/1/1929 – 12/31/1930

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

GEORGE N. HITCH

1/1/1931 – 12/31/1932

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

GEORGE N. HITCH

1/1/1933 – 12/31/1934

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

JOHN CHESTER A. BRASELTON

1/1/1935 – 12/31/1936

REPUBLICAN

VIEW

STANCIL O. WILLIAMS

1/1/1937 – 12/31/1938

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

STANCIL O. WILLIAMS

1/1/1939 – 12/31/1940

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

CALVIN J. CAREY

1/1/1941 – 12/31/1942

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

RUSSELL L. FARMER SR.

1/1/1943 – 12/31/1944

REPUBLICAN

VIEW

RUSSELL L. FARMER SR.

1/1/1945 – 12/31/1946

REPUBLICAN

VIEW

JAMES G. MCDONALD SR.

1/1/1947 – 12/31/1948

REPUBLICAN

VIEW

MAURICE WOOD

1/1/1949 – 12/31/1950

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

MAURICE WOOD

1/1/1951 – 12/31/1954

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

H. EARL HOLLEN

1/1/1955 – 12/31/1958

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

H. EARL HOLLEN

1/1/1959 – 12/31/1962

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

ROGER J. EMMERT

1/1/1963 – 12/31/1966

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

ROGER J. EMMERT

1/1/1967 – 12/31/1970

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

JOHN SOLLY MITCHELL

1/1/1971 – 12/31/1974

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

JOHN SOLLY MITCHELL

1/1/1975 – 3/14/1976

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

ROGER J. EMMERT

3/17/1976 – 12/31/1978

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

ROGER J. EMMERT

1/1/1979 – 12/31/1982

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

GEORGE A. BALLARD

1/1/1983 – 12/31/1986

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

GEORGE A. BALLARD

1/1/1987 – 12/31/1990

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

E. BRUCE MCCLELLAN

1/1/1991 – 12/31/1994

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

GEORGE A. BALLARD

1/1/1995 – 12/31/1998

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

GEORGE A. BALLARD

1/1/1999 – 12/31/2002

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

R. ALLEN HARMON

1/1/2003 – 12/31/2006

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

R. ALLEN HARMON

1/1/2007 – 12/31/2010

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

GEORGE A. BALLARD

1/1/2011 – 12/31/2014

DEMOCRAT

VIEW

 

 

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