CALVERT COUNTY, MARYLAND

JUDICIAL BRANCH

SHERIFFS


Appointed by Governor to 1-year terms:
1654 Richard Collet
1655 Sampson Waring
1656
1657-1659 William Coursey (acting)
1659 John Abington
1660
1661 Benjamin Brashear
1662-1663 Thomas Trueman
1664-1665 Thomas Sprigg, Sr.
1665-1666 Charles Brooke
1666-1667 Thomas Brooke
1668 Richard Collett
1668-1669 Thomas Brooke (discharged)
1669-1674 Christopher Rousby
1674-1679 Henry Darnall
1679-1681 Richard Ladd
1681-1685 Henry Jowles
1685 Roger Brooke
1685-1689 Michael Taney
1689-1690 Andrew Abington
1691
1692-1694 Ninian Beale
1694-1696 William Parker
1696-1698 George Lingon

1703 George Parkers
1704 Thomas Smoote
1705 William Barton

1712-1713 John Smith
1714-1717 John Broome

1725 Walter Smith
1725 John Broome

1729-1732 William Young
1733
1734-1737 James Weems
1738
1739-1740 Young Parran

1755-1756 Charles Grahame

1766-1769 John Weems
1769-1772 Alexander Somervell
1772-1775 Clement Smith

Elected by Voters to 3-year terms (Constitution of 1776, sec. 42):
1779-1781 Thomas Gray
1781-1784
1785-1788 William Allein [Allen]
1788-1791 John Brook
1791-1794 Henry Hunt
1794-1797 Charles Williamson
1797-1800 Richard Ireland, Jr.
1800-1803 Nathan Smith (F)
1803-1806 Sutton Isaac Weems (F)
1806-1809 George W. Ireland
1809-1812 John Ireland (F)
1812-1815 Marsham Parker (F)
1815-1818 John Clare (F)
1818-1821 Benjamin Harris (R)
1821-1824 Joseph Wood (R)
1824-1827 James B. Dixon
1827-1830 John D. Ward
1830-1833 Henry L. Harrison
1833-1836 Francis Stevens
1836-1839 John Hutchins
1839 James A. D. Dalrymple
1839-1842 Richard E. Ireland (died July 31, 1842)
1842-1845 Francis Stephens
1845-1848
1848-1851

Elected by Voters to 2-year terms (Constitution of 1851, Art. IV, sec. 20):
1851-1853 John Y. Bowen
1853 Zachariah Bowen
1853-1855 George W. Dowell
1855-1857 Harrison T. Turner
1857-1859 John J. Ogden
1859-1861 Thomas J. Hutchins (D)
1861-1863 Zachariah Bowen
1863-1865

Elected by Voters to 2-year terms (Constitution of 1864, Art. IV, sec. 49):
1865-1867

Elected by Voters to 2-year terms (Constitution of 1867, Art. IV, sec. 44):
1867 O. C. Harris
1868-1869 Sterling Smith (D)
1869-1871
1871-1873
1873-1875 John F. Cox (R)
1875-1877 Charles F. Gantt
1877 James S. Catterton
1877-1879 Sterling Smith (D)

1883-1885 J. Broome

1895-1897 David F. Rawlings
1897-1899 James W. Rawlings
1899-1901 Harrison C. Long
1901-1903 William A. Fowler (R)
1903-1905 Harrison C. Long
1905-1907 Edward J. Sollers
1907-1909 Everd B. Meade (D)
1909-1911 James T. Gurdizer (D)
1911-1913 Julius G. Hall (R)
1913-1915 J. Bernard Johnson
1915-1917 Julius G. Hall (R)
1917-1919 Maurice M. Buckler
1919-1921 J. Bernard Johnson
1921-1923 Ernest W. Rawlings
1923-1926 Alan W. Ross (R)

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 Maurice M. Buckler
1930-1934 Alan W. Ross (R)
1934-1938 Maurice M. Buckler
1938-1942 Alan W. Ross (R)
1942-1946 M. Kenneth Buckler (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):
1946-1950 Roy C. Howard
1950-1970 Samuel L. Lyons
1970-1971 Oscar William (Billy) Lusby, Jr. (1934-1971)
1971-1977 Harry LeRoy Campbell
1977-1990 Adrian L. Joy
1990-1994 Lawrence C. (Bootsie) Stinnett (D)
1994-2001 Vonzell R. Ward (I) (resigned April 20, 2001)
2001 John A. (Rodney) Bartlett (R)
2002- Edward M. (Mike) Evans (R)

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