ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, MARYLAND

JUDICIAL BRANCH

SHERIFFS


Appointed by Governor to 1-year terms:
1658-1663 John Norwood
1663-1664 Samuel Chew
1664-1665 William Burgess
1665-1666 Richard Ewen
1666-1670 Thomas Stockett
1670-1673
1673-1676 Henry Stockett
1676-1678/9 John Welsh
1678/9-1682 Robert Franklin
1683-1685 George Burges
1685-1690 Henry Hanslap
1690-1692 Abel Brown
1692-1694 Benjamin Scrivener
1694-1697 William Holland
1697-1699 Richard Beard
1699-c. 1701 Thomas Reynolds
c. 1701-1705 John Gresham, Jr.
1705/6-1708 Josiah Wilson
1708-1711 John Gresham, Jr.
1711-1714 Thomas Gassaway
1714-1717 Thomas Reynolds
1717-1718 Benjamin Tasker
1720-1721 Stephen Warman
1721-1723 Henry Lazenby
1723 John Gresham
1724-1725 Zachariah Maccubbin
1725-1726 John Gresham
1726-1727 Daniel Mariartee
1727-1730 James Govane
1731-1733 Zachariah Maccubbin
1733 John Welsh
1733-1736 Nicholas Maccubbin
1736-1739 Zachariah Maccubbin
1739-1742 John Darnell
1742-1745/6 Samuel Smith
1745/6-1748 William Thronton
1748/9-1751 John Gassaway
1751-1755 Nathan Hammond
1755-1757 John Raitt
1757-1760 Upton Scott
1761-1763 Kensey Johns
1763 Lancelot Jacques
1764-1766 Joseph Galloway
1767-1769 William Stewart
1770-1772 John Clapham
1773-1775 William Noke

Elected by Voters to 3-year terms (Constitution of 1776, sec. 42):
1776-1777 Thomas Deale (died in 1777)
1778 William Harwood
1778-1779 John Burgess
1779-1782 Capt. Thomas Harwood
1782-1785 Richard Harwood
1785-1788 David Stewart
1788-1791 Benjamin Howard
1791 Nicholas Watkins
1791 Richard Wells
1791 James Williams
1791-1794 William Goldsmith
1794-1797 Richard Harwood
1797-1800 John Welch
1800-1803 Henry Howard (R)
1803-1806 Jasper E. Tilly (R)
1806-1809 John McCeney
1809-1812 John Cord
1812-1815 Solomon Groves
1815-1818 Robert Welch of Benjamin (F)
1818-1821 Benjamin Gaither (R)
1821-1824 William O'Hara (R)
1824-1827 Robert Welch of Benjamin
1827-1830 Richard Iglehart
1830-1833 Bushrod W. Marriott
1833-1836 Robert Welch of Benjamin
1836-1841 John P. Selby
1842-1845 Benjamin T. Pindle
1845-1848 Richard Welch of Benjamin
1848-1851 William Bryan

Elected by Voters to 2-year terms (Constitution of 1851, Art. IV, sec. 20):
1851-1853 Nicholas I. Worthington
1853-1855 Thomas Ireland
1855-1856 Ezekiel E. Bell
1856-1859 Edwin W. Duvall
1859-1861 Thomas Ireland (A) (resigned May 31, 1861)
1861-1863 William Bryan
1863-1865 P. M. McCullough

Elected by Voters to 2-year terms (Constitution of 1864, Art. IV, sec. 49):
1865-1866 R. S. Woodward
1866-1867 William Bryan

Elected by Voters to 2-year terms (Constitution of 1867, Art. IV, sec. 44):
1867-1869 P. Dorsey Carr
1869-1870 Edwin W. Duvall
1871-1872 Henry Chaire
1873-1874 John B. Wells (D)
1875-1876 Thomas S. Nutwell (D)
1877-1879 John B. Wells (D)
1879-1881 Thomas S. Nutwell (D)
1881-1883 H. S. Anderson
1883-1884 Joseph O. Fowler
1885-1887 R. P. Sellman
1887-1889 John G. Crane
1889-1891 James S. Armiger
1891-1893 H. Clement Claude
1893-1895 Thomas I. Linthicum
1896-1897 Joseph O. Fowler
1898-1899 Frank S. Revell (D)
1900-1901 John Bowie
1902-1903 George T. Beasley (D)
1904-1905 Samuel B. Hardy
1906-1907 Joshua Linthicum
1908-1909 James E. Williams (D)
1910-1911 Frank S. Revell (D)
1912-1913 George T. Beasley (D)
1914-1915 John E. Potee
1916-1917 John R. Sullivan
1918-1919 Joseph H. Bellis
1920-1921 Thomas S. Dove
1922-1923 Harry T. Levely
1923-1926 John Bowie

Elected by Voters to 4-year terms (Constitution of 1867, Art. XVII; added by Chapter 227, Acts of 1922, ratified Nov. 7, 1922):
1926-1930 Michael F. Carter
1930-1934 R. Glenn Prout
1934-1938 Joseph W. Alton, Sr. (R)
1938-1942 Russell C. Turner (D)
1942-1946 Joseph G. Griscom, Sr. (R)

Elected by Voters to 4-year terms (Constitution of 1867, Art. IV, sec. 44, amended by Chapter 786, Acts of 1945, ratified Nov. 5, 1946):
1947-1962 Joseph W. Alton, Jr. (R)
1962-1990 William R. Huggins (R)
1990-1994 Robert G. Pepersack, Sr. (R)
1994-2006 George F. Johnson (D)
2006- Ronald S. Bateman (D)

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