FREDERICK COUNTY, MARYLAND

JUDICIAL BRANCH

SHERIFFS


Appointed by Governor
1748-1749 John Thomas (died Jan. 1, 1750)
1750-1752 George Gordon
1752-1753 Josiah Beall
1753-1756 Samuel Beall
1756-1759 James Dickson
1759-1762 Samuel Beall
1762-1764 Thomas Prather
1764-1765 George Murdock
1766-1768 George Scott
1768-1771 Normand Bruce
1772-1773 James Hackman
1773-1774 Laurence O'Neale
1775 Thomas French
1776 George French

Elected by Voters to 3-year terms (Constitution of 1776, sec. 42):
1777 Abraham Faw (resigned)
1777-1778 Thomas Beatty
1778-1779 Christopher Edelin
1776-1777 William Beatty
1779-1782 Valentine Brother
1782-1785 Adam Fischer
1785-1788 Thomas Beatty
1788-1791 Peter Mantz
1791-1794 Tobias Butler
1794-1797 Richard Butler
1797-1800 Abner Ritchie
1800-1803 Lawrence Bengle (D)
1803-1806 George Creager, Sr. (R)
1806-1809 George Creager, Jr. (R)
1809-1811 Ezra Mantz (F)
1812-1814 Maris Jones (R) (died in office)
1814-1818 Joseph M. Cromwell (F)
1818-1821 William M. Beall, Jr. (F)
1821-1824 Thomas W. Morgan (R)
1824-1827 Thomas Carlton
1827-1830 John Rigney
1830-1833 Peter Brengle (died March 6, 1833)
1833 Matthias E. Bartgis
1833-1836 Mahlom Talbot
1836-1839 Thomas Gourley
1839-1842 Henry Houck
1842-1845 George Rice of James
1845-1848 Adam Custer
1848-1851 Norman B. Harding (W)

Elected by Voters to 2-year terms (Constitution of 1851, Art. IV, sec. 20):
1851-1853 Casper Mantz
1853-1855 Israel C. O'Neil
1855-1857 Mahlom Talbot
1857-1859 Michael H. Haller (D)
1859-1861 Joseph M. Ebberts
1861-1863 Michael Zimmerman
1863-1865 John A. Steiner

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

Elected by Voters to 2-year terms (Constitution of 1867, Art. IV, sec. 44):
1867-1869 Nathan O. Neighbors
1869-1871 Hiram Bartgis
1871-1873 Robert Lease
1873-1875 Thomas H. Willard
1875-1877 John Sweadner
1877-1879 William Richardson
1879-1881 Joseph S. P. Hartsock (R)
1881-1883 Robert Barrick
1883-1885 George W. Grove
1885-1887 Luther C. Derr
1887-1889 Alonzo Benner
1889-1891 Otho J. Gaver
1891-1893 William H. Cromwell
1893-1895 Daniel P. Zimmerman
1895-1897 Andrew C. McBride
1897-1899 Albert M. Patterson (R)
1899-1901 Charles P. Troxell
1901-1903 Harvey R. Lease (R)
1903-1905 Charles T. K. Young
1905-1907 John H. Martz
1907-1909 George Edward Myers (R)
1909-1911 William C. Grimes (R)
1911-1913 Charles T. Fagan (D)
1913-1915 John D. Conard, Jr.
1915-1917 William C. Roderick
1917-1919 Charles M. Kipp
1919-1921 William O. Wertenbaker
1921-1923 James A. Jones
1923-1926 Ingomar W. Albaugh

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 William C. Roderick
1930-1934 Charles W. Crum
1934-1938 Roy M. Hiltner
1938-1941 Guy Anders (R)
1941-1942 Horace M. Alexander (R)
1942-1946 Guy Anders (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):
1946-1952 Guy Anders (R)
1953 R. Paul Buhrman
1953-1966 Horace M. Alexander (R)
1966-1970 Crummell P. Jacobs
1970-1974 Richard O. Baumgartner
1974-1982 Donald C. Barnes
1982-1990 Robert C. Snyder
1990-1994 Carl R. Harbaugh (D)
1994-2006 James W. Hagy (R)
2006- Charles A. (Chuck) Jenkins (R)

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