Appointed by Attorney General (Chapter 126, Acts of 1821 December session):
1850-1851 William H. Purnell (W)

Elected by Voters to 4-year terms (Constitution of 1851, Art. V, secs. 1-6):
1851-1855 William H. Purnell (W)
1855-1859 George W. P. Smith
1859-1863 Levin L. Derickson
1863-1865 William H. W. Farrow (U)

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):
1872-1874 T. Howard Moore
1875-1882 Samuel H. Townsend
1882-1887 Levin L. Derickson
1891-1903 Robley D. Jones (D)
1903-1916 William F. Johnson
1916-1924 William G. Kerbin
1924-1927 Edmund H. Johnson
1927-1935 Godfrey Child
1935-1939 Thomas F. Johnson
1939-1947 William G. Kerbin, Jr. (D)
1947-1951 Franklin Upshur
1951-1955 John L. Sanford
1955-1963 Daniel T. Prettyman
1963-1967 W. Ross Hockersmith
1967-1979 John L. (Jack) Sanford, Jr.
1979-1983 Joseph E. Moore
1983-1994 B. Randall Coates (D)
1995-2011 Joel J. Todd (D)
2011-2017 Beau H. Oglesby (R) (resigned)
2018- William H. McDermott (R)

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