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Search for past sheriffs in our free directory. Using the following directory, you will locate lists of former sheriffs along with photographs, biographies, county jail histories, county sheriff office history and other documents dating back as far as the 1600's. Was one of your ancestors a sheriff? Take a look around to find out. If you know of other past sheriffs lists online, please let us know.
History of Ohio Sheriffs
Past sheriffs of Allen County, Ohio 1831 to current. Also see: Allen County Jail History.
Alliance Police Department History
Features a nicely written history of the Alliance, Ohio Police Department and includes lists of past City Marshalls and Police Chiefs from 1872 to present day.
Athens County Past Sheriffs
Features a list of past sheriffs who served Athens County between 1805 and present time.
Auglaize County Sheriff's History
History of the office of Sheriff. Included is a list of past sheriffs of the Auglaize County's Sheriff Office 1848 to present time.
A list of past sheriffs of Belmont County, Ohio 1801-1902.
Butler County sheriff's Office History
Clark County Past Sheriffs 1818 to present
Columbiana County Sheriffs History
Features a list of all past sheriffs who served Columbiana County, OH 1803 to present.
Features biographies and photos of all sheriffs who served Delaware County from 1808 to present time.
County Sheriff's Office History
Franklin County 1st Sheriff History Wall of Honor
Guernsey County Hall of Sheriffs
Features a list of past sheriffs who served Guernsey County along with a brief history of the department and history of the Guernsey county jail.
Highland County Past Sheriffs
Sheriffs serving Highland County 1896 to present.
Hocking County Past Sheriffs.
List of sheriffs who served in Hocking County, Ohio 1818 to present
Knox County Past Sheriffs
List of past sheriffs of Knox County 1883 to present time.
Lake County Sheriffs History
Brief history of the office of sheriff along with a list of Lake County Ohio Sheriffs beginning in 1840.
Licking County Sheriff History
Includes some information about the history of law enforcement in
Licking County, Ohio.
History of the Sheriff's Office from 1824 to present time. Lists all past sheriffs with early photos and some old county jail photos.
Mahoning County Sheriffs History
Features a list of past sheriffs of Mahoning County, Ohio 1850 to now.
Mahoning County Officials
A list of officials in Mahoning County from the county's organization in 1846 to the early 1900s. Includes past sheriffs.
Medina County Past Sheriffs 1818 to present
Mercer County Past Sheriffs 1825 to present
Muskingum County Sheriff History
Features a list of past sheriffs who served Muskingum County, Ohio from 1804 to present day.
Pickaway County Sheriffs History
Features a brief history of the department along with a list of past sheriffs 1810 to present time.
Sheriffs of Pickaway County
Located at Rootsweb, the page features a list of past sheriffs from 1810
Preble County Sheriff's Office History
Features a nice history of the Preble County Sheriff's Office, Jail and includes a list of past sheriffs 1808 to present.
Seneca County Past Sheriffs 1824 to present
Seneca County Sheriffs
Located at Genealogy Trails, the site features a lit of past sheriffs of Seneca County from 1824 to present day.
Shelby County Sheriff's History
Features a comprehensive list of past sheriffs 1819 to present along
history of the Shelby County Jail.
Union County Sheriffs
History of past sheriffs 1820 to present day along with historical information about the office of sheriff and the first county jail. Also see Fallen Heroes of Union County.
Union County Past Sheriffs
Located at Genealogy Trails, it features a list of Sheriffs of Union County from 1820 to present day.
Van Wert County Former Sheriffs
Wood County - Sheriffs of Wood County, Ohio
Wood County Sheriffs
Some history of the Wood County Jail along with a list of past sheriffs from 1902-1989.
A brief list of past sheriffs in Caddo County, OK along with lists of other past county officials.
Caddo County Official 1901-1950.
Caddo County Lawmen & Outlaws.
Carter County Past Sheriffs
Lists all former sheriffs with linked photographs. Also includes a history page..
Chickasaw Nation - Salaries of officials in 1876.
Features a list of early officials of the Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory and the salaries approved per year in 1876.
Cleveland County Sheriffs History
Photos of past sheriffs who served in Cleveland County, Oklahoma.
Day County Officials
Old Day County, Oklahoma Territory officials are listed for years 1892-1907. Includes sheriffs.
Enid Past Police Chiefs
Lists all former marshals and police chiefs in Enid, Oklahoma 1893 to present.
Garfield County Officials for 1907 & 1912.
Lists all Garfield County officials for 1907 & 1912 including sheriffs and other law enforcement officers.
Gradty County Sheriffs
Located at Genealogy Trails. Lists past sheriffs of Grady County for years 1907-1989.
Grady County Sheriffs at Rootsweb.
Jackson County Early Officials
Located at Genealogy Trails. Lists the earliest officials including sheriffs.
Kay County Officials
Lists all Kay County Officials for years 1893-1918. Includes early sheriffs of Kay County, OK.
Latimer County Early Officials
Located at Genealogy Trails, the site lists the earliest officials of Latimer County, OK including past sheriffs.
Marshall County Early Officials
Located at Genealogy Trails, the site lists the earliest officials of Marshall County, OK including past sheriffs.
McClain County Sheriffs
Includes a list of former sheriffs in McClain County with links to biographies of some.
Early Law Enforcement Officers of Purcell, OK
McClain County Marshalls & Police Officers of the Past
McCurtain County Early Elected Officials
Located at Genealogy Trails. Features a list of the earliest county officials of McCurtain County, Oklahoma including sheriffs. Covers years 1906-1918.
Murray County Past Sheriffs
Includes a complete list of past sheriffs in Murray County 1890-2000.
Oklahoma County Sheriffs History
Features a brief history along with a great list of past sheriffs who served Oklahoma County.
Oklahoma's First Deputy Marshalls
Historic photo of the first United States Deputy Marshalls sworn into duty for the Northern District of the Indian Territory in 1897. Includes names.
Texas County Early Officials
Features a lit of the earliest officials of Texas County, OK including the office of sheriff.
Tulsa Police Department History
Well done, extensive history includes a list of marshals and chiefs of the Tulsa, Oklahoma Police Department with lots of old photos.
U.S. Marshals History in the Northern District of Oklahoma
Provides a list of all former U.S. Marshals of Indian Territory, Oklahoma Territory and the Northern District of Oklahoma from 1889 to present day.
Washita County Early Officials
Features a lit of the earliest officials of Washita County, OK including the office of sheriff.
A History of the Oregon Sheriffs 1841-1991
Published by the Oregon State Sheriffs' Association, this site provides great coverage of past sheriffs, history of the county offices and some fantastic photos of early sheriffs along with some history of law enforcement in the early days of Oregon.
Benton County Sheriffs Office History
Clackamas County Past Sheriffs
Sheriffs of Clackamas County, Oregon 1845 to Present.
1845 to 1852
William Livingston Holmes
Clatsop County Past Sheriffs
Deschutes County Sheriffs
Features an informational list of past sheriffs of Deschutes County, Oregon 1916 to present time.
Douglas County Past Sheriffs
Includes past sheriffs 1853 to present with some great photos.
Josephine County Sheriffs
List of past sheriffs of Josephine County, Oregon 1856 to present.
Lane County Sheriff's Office History & Past Sheriffs
Lists past sheriffs 1851 to present day along with historical information and photos.
Lincoln County Sheriffs History
Features a history from the date of establishment in 1893 to present time with historic photos of past sheriffs.
Linn County - Albany Public Servants 1865-1878
Taken from the 1878 Albany City Directory, sheriffs are included in this list of county officials.
Linn County Sheriffs
List of all sheriffs of Linn County, Oregon from 1848 to 1991. The site includes some great photos.
Linn County Sheriffs 1849-1908
Listed at Genealogy Trails.
Malheur County Sheriffs History
Features an interesting history page with past sheriffs of Malheur County 1887 to present.
Oregon U.S. Marshals History
Listing of all past U.S. Marshals in Oregon 1842 to present day along with a brief historical summary.
Sherman County Sheriffs
Lists sheriffs of Sherman County from 1889 to 1960.
Tillamook County Former Sheriffs
Features past sheriffs 1854 to present day. Also see a brief history of the Tillamook County Sheriff's Department.
Umatilla County Sheriffs History
Extensive historical information about the Sheriff's Office along with past sheriffs and marshals who served.
Washington County Sheriff's Office History
A very in-depth history featuring much information about law enforcement and historic criminals.
Wheeler County Sheriffs 1841-1991
Great page lists past sheriffs, brief bios and some photos.
Adams County Prior Sheriffs (PDF File)
Lists prior sheriffs 1920 to present day with complete list of current staff. Also see a brief history of Adams County Law Enforcement.
Beaver County Officials
Located at Genealogy Trails, the page features a list of county officials including sheriffs, judges, prothonotories, clerks, attornies, commissioners and other officials from 1803 to 1903.
Berks County, Pennsylvania Sheriffs Office History
Columbia County Sheriff's History
View a list of all former sheriffs in Columbia County between 1814 and present day.
Delaware County Sheriffs Historical Listing
Complete list of past sheriffs 1789 to 2003 in Delaware County, PA.
Elk County Past Sheriffs
Features a list of all past sheriffs in Elk County 1924 to current.
Erie County Elected Sheriffs
Nicely compiled list of all elected sheriffs of Erie County, Pennsylvania which begins in 1803.
Lawrence County Chronology of Sheriffs
A complete list of former sheriffs of Lawrence County, PA beginning in 1849.
Lehigh County Officials
Located at Genealogy Trails, the page features a list of county officials including sheriffs, judges, prothonotories, clerks, attornies, commissioners and other officials from 1812-1902.
Northampton County Sheriffs History
Complete list of past sheriffs who served Northampton County, Pennsylvania 1752 to present day with a brief history.
Montgomery County Sheriffs
Complete list of past sheriffs who served Montgomery County, Pennsylvania 1784 to present day.
Venango County Sheriffs
Provides a list of past sheriffs of Venango County, Pennsylvania from 1805 through 1890 and a list of early constables and justices from 1796 through 1828.
U.S. Marshals of Rhode Island
Listing of all U.S. Marshals 1790 - 2002 for the District of Rhode Island.
Beaufort County Sheriff's Office - 200 Years of History
History page detailing the early days of the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office. Includes list of all past sheriffs 1781 to present time.
This list includes all county officials elected from 1897 to the mid 1930s.
Cherokee County Sheriffs
Features a list of past sheriffs of Cherokee County, SC 1897 to present.
Chesterfield County Sheriffs
Allen Chapman 1787
Joel Bullard 1798
William Rogers 1800
William Chapman 1808
Stephen Jackson 1851-1855
James Johnson 1859
Daniel Douglas 1866-1867
James Johnson 1867-1868
P. F. Stafford 1868-1887
E. T. King 1887-1889
D. B. Douglas 1889-1906
D. "Press" Douglas 1906-1920
Jim Thomas Grant, Sr. 1921-1928
J. S. Campbell Jan. 1929-1930 May
Jim Thomas Grant, Sr. May 1930-1931 Dec.
Floyd Samuel "Jack" Douglas Jan. 1931-1946 Dec.
J. Edward Kirkley Jan. 1947-1958 Aug.
Almyra Kirkley (Ed's widow) Aug. 1958-1959 Jan. 1st
Don D. Hill 1 Jan. 1959-1974 July 26
Margie C. Hill (Don's widow 2 Aug. 1974-1975 Jan. 10
Ralph Freeman 10 Jan. 1975-1995 Jan.
Kenny Welch 1 Jan. 1995-2003 Jan. 1st
Sam Parker 1 Jan. 2003-
** Sheriffs of Chesterfield County, SC, compiled in 1981 by Walter R. Burr Jr. with 1995 to present updates submitted by Johnny Hill Feb. 2010.
Also see History of Chesterfield County and Chesterfield County Sheriffs.
Horry County Sheriffs Office History
Features a brief history of the Horry County Sheriff's Office and a list of past sheriffs of Horry County, SC.
Laurens County Previous Sheriffs
List of all sheriffs in Laurens County, SC 1785 to present. Includes some old photos of sheriffs along with some interesting photos about bootleg whiskey. Also see the Memorial Page.
Lexington County Sheriffs History
Brief history of the Lexington County sheriff's office includes a list of all past sheriffs 1806 to present time.
Orangeburg County Sheriffs Office History
Features a nicely written history of the Orangeburg County Sheriffs Office complete with a list of past sheriffs 1772 to present with many photos.
Richland County Sheriff's Department History (PDF File)
Includes a list of past sheriffs spanning 1787-2006.
South Carolina - History of U. S. Marshals in the District of South Carolina
Comprises a lit of all U.S. Marshals of South Carolina from 1789 to 2002.
Spartanburg County Sheriffs Office History
Features some historical information and events which occurred in the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office and a listing of past sheriffs of the county. Also see Fallen Heroes.
Clay County Past Sheriffs
Great list of all former sheriffs 1862 - 2005 in Clay County, SD. Includes photos. Also see Clay County Past Deputies.
Custer County Sheriffs History
Presents a brief history of the Custer County, SD Sheriff's Office.
Day County Sheriffs History
The brief history recounts past sheriffs of Day County, South Dakota from 1887 to present day.
List of past sheriffs in Hand County, SD for years 1882-1979.
Lyman County Public Officials
Lists sheriffs, clerks, judges and other County Government officials who served in Lyman County, South Dakota from 1903-1988.
Madison Police Department Past Chiefs
Features a list of past Village Marshals and Past Chiefs of Police who served the Madison, SD Police Department along with some historical photos.
Mobridge Police Department History
Excellent page of detailed history includes past police officers, chiefs, marshals and constables with some great historic photos.
Turner Count Past Sheriffs (PDF File)
List of past sheriffs. They need your help with photos.
U. S. Marshals of South Dakota
Lists all U.S. Marshals in SD 1861 to present day.
Union County Sheriff's Office History
Very brief history of the Union County Sheriff's Office.
Yankton County, South Dakota and Dakota Territory Past Sheriffs
List of past sheriffs 1862 to present time plus historical information about the SD Office of Sheriff.
Sheriff History Links
Antique Cop Photos
Behind the Badge of a Deputy Sheriff - Police Officer Memorial
History of the Office of Sheriff
Tribute to Fallen
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