Appointed by Attorney General (Chapter 126, Acts of 1821 December session):
1849-1850 Joseph Wickes
1851 Richard Grason

Elected by Voters to 4-year terms (Constitution of 1851, Art. V, secs. 1-6):
1851-1857 Richard Grason
1857-1863 William J. Jones (W) (A) (U)

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

Elected by Voters to 4-year terms (Constitution of 1867, Art. V, secs. 7-12):
1871-1879 Clinton McCullough (D)
1883-1887 Daniel Bratton (D)
1887-1891 William S. Evans (D)
1891-1895 Austin L. Crothers (D)
1895-1903 William S. Evans (D)
1903-1907 J. Wilson Squier (D)
1907-1916 Albert Constable
1916-1920 Charles B. Finley, Jr.
1920-1924 Henry A. Warburton
1924-1927 Joshua Clayton (R)
1927-1931 Henry L. Constable (D)
1931-1943 Edward D. E. Rollins (R)
1943-1951 Henry L. Constable (D)
1951-1963 J. Albert Roney, Jr. (D)
1963-1967 Walter M. Baker (D)
1967-1980 Donaldson C. Cole, Jr.

1982-2002 John L. Scarborough (D)
2002-2011 Christopher J. Eastridge (D)
2011-2017 Edward D. E. (Ellis) Rollins III (R) (resigned Feb. 17, 2017)
2017-2018 Steven L. Trostle, Interim State's Attorney, Feb. 17, 2017-Aug. 9, 2018
2018-2019 Amanda M. Bessicks (R) (resigned March 15, 2019)
2019 James A. Dellmyer, Interim State's Attorney, March 15 - Dec. 20, 2019
2019- James A. Dellmyer (R), State's Attorney

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