TALBOT COUNTY, MARYLAND

JUDICIAL BRANCH

SHERIFFS


Appointed by Governor to 1-year terms:
1662 Moses Stagwell
1662 John Morgan
1663 William Hambleton
1664 Anthony Griffin
1665 Thomas Vaughan
1666 Thomas Hynson, Jr.
1667-1669 William Coursey
1670 Richard Tilghman (dismissed)

1673 Stephen Tully
1674-1676 William Coursey
1676-1679 Vincent Lowe
1679-1681 Thomas Vaughan

1683-1684 Jonathan Syberry [Sybray, Sibrey]
1685-1688 Peter Sayer (resigned April 1688)
1688 Francis Butler

1695 James Smith
1696-1698 Nicholas Lowe
1698-1700 Robert Grundy
1701-1704 Vincent Hemsley
1704-1707 Robert Ungle
1707-1709 Daniel Sherwood (dismissed)
1710-1712 Foster Turbutt

1715-1716 William Clayland
1716-1718 Robert Ungle
1718-1719 Charles Ungle
1720-1722 Thomas Bozman
1722-1725 Edward Elliott
1725-1728 Thomas Bozman
1728-1731 Nicholas Lowe
1731-1734 Thomas Bozman
1734 Nicholas Lowe
1734-1736 William Thomas
1736-1739 John Goldsborough
1739-1742 Jeremiah Nicols
1742-1745 Richard Porter
1745-1748 Jacob Hindman
1748-1751 William Thomas
1751-1752 Thomas Bozman
1752 John Bozman
1752-1755 James Dickinson
1755-1758 Jacob Hindman
1758-1761 James Lloyd Chamberlaine
1761-1764 Woolman Gibson
1765-1767 John Bozman
1767-1769 William Thomas
1769-1771 Thomas Sherwood
1771-1774 William Thomas
1774-1775 John Stevens (resigned Nov. 1775)

Elected by Voters to 3-year terms (Constitution of 1776, sec. 42):
1777 William Dawson
1777-1779
1779-1781 William Dawson
1781-1783 John Needles

1788-1791 John Roberts, Jr.
1791-1794 Richard Johns
1794-1797 Daniel Powell Cox
1797-1798 Edward Cox (died c. July 1798)
1798-1800 John Thomas, Jr.
1800-1802 Philemon Willis (D)
1802-1803 Hugh Sherwood of Huntington (F)
1803-1806 Philemon Willis (R)
1806-1809 Samuel Thomas
1809-1812 John Bennett (R)
1812-1815 Thomas Stevens (F)
1815-1818 James Clayland (R)
1818-1819 William Thomas
1818-1821 Allen Bowie (F)
1821-1824 Edward N. Hambleton (F)
1824-1827 Thomas Hendrix

1837-1839 John Harrington
1840-1843 Jesse Scott
1843-1846 William B. Willis (D)
1846-1849 Nehemiah E. Nicols
1849-1851 William Lowe

Elected by Voters to 2-year terms (Constitution of 1851, Art. IV, sec. 20):
1851-1853 Thomas J. Clark
1853-1855 Clement S. Clarke
1855-1857 J. B. Bennett
1857-1859
1859-1861 Samuel Sparklin (D)
1861-1863
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):
1867-1869 R. T. Larrimore
1869-1871
1871-1873
1873-1875 N. C. Fitzjarrell (R)
1875-1877
1877-1879 Caleb Griffin
1879-1881 William Reddie
1881-1883 Thomas F. Bridges
1883-1885 Thomas P. Hopkins
1885-1887
1887-1889
1889-1891 Charles E. Nichols (D)
1891-1893
1893-1895
1895-1897 William H. T. Seymour
1897-1899 Joseph P. McKnett
1899-1901 Oliver H. Henry
1901-1903 Alexander C. Mortimer (D)
1903-1905 James A. Gannon
1905-1907 Ira K. Canik (D)
1907-1909 A. Eugene Welsh (D)
1909-1911 Charles E. Nicols (D)
1911-1913 T. Francis Haddaway (D)
1913-1915 Harry G. Sewell
1915-1917 Harvey Stevens
1917-1919 James L. Stichberry
1919-1921 Charles M. T. Soulsby
1921-1923 Ira K. Caulk
1923-1926 William W. Hopkins

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 Thomas J. Faulkner
1930-1934 A. Raymond Carroll (R)
1934-1938 Samuel G. Carroll
1938-1942 John R. Scott (D)
1942-1946 Earl Monroe Clague (D)

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):
1946-1957 A. Raymond Carroll (R)
1957-1958 Harold M. Bowman
1958-1962 George O. Granger
1962-1974 Thomas O. Meredith
1974-1982 George Benjamin Forrest, Sr.
1982-1986 Robert W. Gerlock
1986-1993 John J. Ellerbusch (removed from office)
1993-2002 Thomas G. Duncan (D)
2002-2014 Dallas G. Pope (R)
2014- Joseph Gamble (R)

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