MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND

ORPHANS' COURT

REGISTERS OF WILLS


Appointed by Governor (Constitution of 1776, secs. 40, 41):
1777 Samuel West
1777 Richard Wooton
1777-1779 Thomas Johns
1779-1809 Samuel Turner
1809-1839 Samuel Holland (died Dec. 1839)
1840-1847 James W. Anderson
1847-1851 Henry Harding

Elected by Voters to 6-year terms (Constitution of 1851, Art. IV, sec. 18):
1851-1857 William Thompson of R.
1857-1858 Walter H. Adamson
1858-1863 John W. Spates
1863-1865 Robert W. Carter

Elected by Voters to 6-year terms (Constitution of 1864, Art. IV, sec. 46):
1865-1867 Robert W. Carter

Elected by Voters to 6-year terms (Constitution of 1867, Art. IV, sec. 41):
1867-1890 Robert W. Carter (died Aug. 1890)
1890-1897 George C. Dawson
1897-1923 Henry C. Allnut
1923-1926 Perrie E. Waters

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 Perrie E. Waters (died Dec. 11, 1930)
1930-1942 Hanson G. Cashell (died Aug. 8, 1942)
1942 Jesse W. Nicholson
1942-1946 Odorion W. Roby
1946-1954 Walter C. Clarke
1954-1956 Elizabeth Peterson Asay (D)

Elected by Voters to 4-year terms (Constitution of 1867, Art. IV, sec. 41, amended by Chapter 99, Acts of 1956, ratified Nov. 6, 1956):
1956-1958 Elizabeth Peterson Asay (D)
1958-1966 Virginia M. Black (D)
1966-1978 Winifred E. Scott (D)
1978-1990 Rosalie A. Reilly (D)
1990-1998 Patricia Dauenhauer (D)
1998- Joseph M. Griffin (D)

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