History of the Sheriff

SHERIFF’S WHO HAVE SERVED MARSHALL COUNTY WV

(NOTE: MARSHALL COUNTY WAS OHIO COUNTY UNTIL 1839)

 

 

ARTHUR C. BAKER                                         1863 – 1864

JACKSON REED                                             1865 – 1866

HENRY KELTT                                                1867 – 1870

T. GRAY                                                         1871 – 1872

JOHN P. WAYMAN                                          1873 – 1876

W. HUNTER                                                   1877 – 1880

B. HICKS                                                       1881 – 1884

H. H. SHOWACRE                                          1885 – 1888

J. BURLEY                                                      1889 – 1892

C. MATHEWS                                                 1893 – 1896

E. DOYLE                                                      1897 – 1900

M. STEELE                                                    1901 – 1904

A. DOWLER                                                  1905 – 1908

F. ALLEY                                                       1909 – 1912

E. HUTCHINSON                                           1913 – 1916

E. CLAYTON                                                  1917 – 1920

JOHN HAZLETT                                             1921 – 1924

FRED MCNINCH                                           1925 – 1928

GEORGE DORSEY                                         1929 – 1932

M. GARRETT                                                 1933 – 1936

FRANK PATTON                                            1937 – 1940

HAZEN H. FAIR                                             1941 – 1944

PORTER RICHARDS                                      1945 – 1948

ROY W. JOLLIFFE                                         1949 – 1952

LAWRENCE BURLEY                                    1953 – 1956

HERMAN C. LAAS                                        1957 – 1960

LAWRENCE BURLEY                                    1961 – 1964

BROOKS MILLER                                         1965 – 1968

ROBERT ELLER                                           1969 – 1970  (DIED IN OFFICE CAR WRECK)

BESSIE ALLEN                                            1970 – 1972

CHARLES BARKER                                       1973 – 1976

ROBERT L. LIGHTNER                                 1977 – 1980

ROBERT L. LIGHTNER                                 1981 – 1984

DONALD BORDENKIRCHER                         1985 – 1988

ROBERT L. LIGHTNER                                 1989 – 1992

ROBERT L. LIGHTNER                                 1993 – 1996

MATTHEW CLARK                                       1997 – 2000

MATTHEW CLARK                                       2001 – 2004 (Died in office – Cancer)

PAUL KIRBY                                               DEC 24-31, 2004    (Temp. appointment)

JOHN GRUZINSKAS                                    2005 – 2008

JOHN GRUZINSKAS                                    2009 – 2012

KEVIN CECIL                                             2013 - 2016

 

 
 
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