Appointed by Attorney General (Chapter 126, Acts of 1821 December session):
1837-1846 William P. Maulsby (D)
1846 James Raymond
1847-1849 William N. Hayden (D)
1849-1851 Charles W. Webster (A)

Elected by Voters to 4-year terms (Constitution of 1851, Art. V, secs. 1-6):
1851 A. N. Hobbs
1852-1856 Daniel L. Hoover
1856-1865 Charles W. Webster (A)

Elected by Voters to 4-year terms (Constitution of 1864, Art. V, secs. 7-11):
1865-1867 Charles W. Webster

Elected by Voters to 4-year terms (Constitution of 1867, Art. V, secs. 7-12):
1867-1871 Charles T. Reifsnider (D)
1871-1875 Richard B. Norment
1875-1891 David N. Henning (D)
1891-1895 Charles E. Fink (D)
1895-1899 John M. Reifsnider (D)
1900-1904 Edward O. Weant (D)
1904-1907 Guy W. Steele (D)
1907-1911 John M. Reifsnider (D)
1912-1916 Edward O. Weant (D)
1916-1920 William L. Seabrook (R)
1920-1935 Theodore F. Brown (R)
1935-1943 George N. Fringer (R)
1943-1963 Donald C. Sponseller (R)
1962-1970 T. Bryan McIntire (R)
1970-1974 V. Lanny Harchenhorn (R)
1974-1994 Thomas E. Hickman (R)
1995-2014 Jerry F. Barnes (R)
2014-2015 Brian L. DeLeonardo (R), Interim State's Attorney
2015-2021 Brian L. DeLeonardo (R)
2021-2023 Allan J. Culver, Interim State's Attorney
2023- Haven N. Shoemaker, Jr. (R)

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