Appointed [for Howard District of Anne Arundel County] by County Court Justices (Constitution of 1776, sec. 47):
1840-1844 John L. Moore
1844-1847 James A. Frosh
1847-1850 Edwin Parsons Hayden (W) (died May 10, 1850)


Elected by Voters to 6-year terms (Constitution of 1851, Art. IV, sec. 14):
1851-1857 William H. Worthington
1857-1865 William W. Watkins

Elected by Voters to 6-year terms (Constitution of 1864, Art. IV, sec. 29):
1865-1867 William W. Watkins

Elected by Voters to 6-year terms (Constitution of 1867, Art. IV, sec. 25):
1867-1873 William W. Watkins
1873-1888 Lewis J. Watkins
1888-1895 John H. Owings (D)
1895-1896 Augustus C. Rhodes (R) (died in office)
1896-1903 John H. Owings (D)
1903-1915 William W. L. Cissel (D)
1915-1926 Hart B. Noll (R)

Elected by Voters to 4-year terms (Constitution of 1867, Art. XVII, added by Chapter 227, Acts of 1922, ratified Nov. 7, 1922):
1926-1932 Howard S. Kuhn (died Jan. 2, 1932)
1932-1946 Benjamin Mellor, Jr. (D)
1946-1954 Milton W. Baxley
1954-1962 Roby H. Mullinix
1962-1969 W. Harvey Hill (D) (resigned)
1969-1990 C. Merritt Pumphrey (D)
1990-2012 Margaret D. Rappaport (R)
2012-2014 Wayne A. Robey (D) (acting)
2014- Wayne A. Robey (D)

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