Appointed by Governor (Chapter 146, Acts of 1817 December session):
1816-1817 Reverdy Johnson (W)

1820 Julius Forrest (R)

Appointed by Attorney General (Chapter 126, Acts of 1821 December session):
1824 John Johnson, Jr.

1833-1842 Thomas Fielder Bowie (W) (D)

1851 Walter W. Bowie

Elected by Voters to 4-year terms (Constitution of 1851, Art. V, secs. 1-6):
1851-1853 Trueman Tyler (died June 10, 1853)
1853-1859 Daniel C. Digges (W)
1860-1864 Edward W. Belt (R)

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

Elected by Voters to 4-year terms (Constitution of 1867, Art. V, secs. 7-12):
1872-1875 George C. Merrick (R)
1875-1883 William J. Hill (D)
1884-1895 Richard E. Brandt
1895-1899 Roger Bellis
1899 William A. Meloy (R)
1899-1903 William M. Lewin (R)
1903-1912 Mercer H. Magruder
1912-1916 Clarence M. Roberts (D)
1916-1920 S. Marvin Peach (D)
1920-1923 J. Wilson Ryon
1923-1926 Alan Bowie (D)
1926-1931 J. Frank Parren
1931-1939 Alan Bowie (D)
1939-1943 H. Winship Wheatley, Jr. (D)
1943-1951 A. Gwynn Bowie (D)
1951-1955 Carlyle J. (Jiggs) Lancaster (R)
1955-1959 Blair H. Smith
1959-1963 William L. Kahler
1963-1986 Arthur A. (Bud) Marshall, Jr. (D)
1987-1994 Alexander Williams, Jr. (D)
1995-2003 Jack B. Johnson (D)
2003-2011 Glenn F. Ivey (D)
2011-2018 Angela D. Alsobrooks (D) (resigned Dec. 2018)
2018-2019 Aisha N. Braveboy (D), Interim State's Attorney
2019- Aisha N. Braveboy (D)

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