Many sheriffs of Cedar County

Posted June 6, 2013 at 12:20 pm

1845-1847: James Cawthon, (1809-1861), (Cawthon Cem.)

1848-1852: John Evans Hartley, (1821-1898), (Stockton Cem.)

1853-1857: William Montgomery, (1811-1886), (Lindley Prairie Cem.)

1858: John Evans Hartley, (See above.)

1858-1860: Morris William Mitchell, (1821-1898), (Anna Edna Cem.)

1861: Peter B. McKay, (circa 1814-????), [Enlisted 1861 in 4th Regt., MO Cav., State Guard (8th Div.)]

1862: William Montgomery, (See above.)

1863-1864: Asa Strain, (1824-after 1909), (City View Cem., Salem, Marion Co., OR)

1864-1865: John H. Paynter, (1824-1865), (Lindley Prairie Cem.), (Killed on duty along with Deputy Wm. L. Harville.)

1865-1867: Little Berry Davis, (1816-1875), (Stockton Cem.)

1868-1870: Abram “Abe” Sallee, (circa 1836-1882), (Mound Cem.)

1871-1872: Jefferson “Jeff” Jackson, (1818-1902), (Lindley Prairie Cem.)

1873-1876: Hardy Jackson Church, (1837-1880), (Stockton Cem.)

1877-1878: Thomas Alexander Fox, (1826-1907), (Lindley Prairie Cem.)

1879-1882: William Cornelius Snyder, (1840-1884), (Stockton Cem.)

1883-1886: Thomas Jefferson McFarland, (1849-1925), (Clintonville Cem.)

1887-1888: James Edwin Pyle, (1855-1931), (Mount Hope Cem., Webb City, Jasper Co., MO)

1889-1892: James William Legg, (1855-1942), (New Hope Cem., Tecumseh, Pottawatomie Co., OK)

1893-1896: Reuben Scot Holman, (1852-1909), (Anna Edna Cem.)

1897-1898: William Thomas Edge, (1861-1957), (Hermitage Cem., Hermitage, Hickory Co., MO)

1899-1900: John Thomas Fox, (1857-1923), (Lindley Prairie Cem.)

1901-1902: James E. “Jim” Fillpot, (1864-1961), (Dewey Cem., Dewey, Washington Co., OK)

1903-1904: George Washington Barkley, (1852-1945), (Lindley Prairie Cem.)

1905-1906: George Washington Arnold, (1854-1911), (Stockton Cem.)

1907-1908: Elijah Thomas Rutledge, (1867-1938), (Gum Springs Cem.)

1909-1912: James L. Fleeman, (1874-1931), (Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Springfield, Greene County, MO)

1913-1916: William Herbert Collins, (1869-1933), (Younger Cem.)

1917-1920: John Thomas Wynes, (1874-1959), (Stockton Cem.)

1921-1924: Charles Thomas “Tom” Church, (1868-1932), (Stockton Cem.)

1925-1928: John Arthur Perry, (1880-1949), (El Dorado Springs Cem.)

1929-1932: James Price Garrison, (1887-1949), (Stockton Cem.)

1933-1936: John Thomas “Tom” Elliston, Jr., (1888-1970), (Caplinger Mills Cem.)

1937-1940: Claud Clarence Dodd, (1887-1951), (Died in Kern Co., CA)

1941-1944: Spicy Franklin “Frank” Whistance, (1892-1972), (Stockton Cem.)

1945-1948: William Asa Foust,(1879-1949), (El Dorado Springs Cem.)

1949-1950: Vernon Richard Reynolds, (1914-1998), (Dewey Cem., Dewey, Washington Co., OK)

1950-1950: Mark Dryden Gwinn, (Temporary Appointment), (1876-1965), (El Dorado Springs Cem., El Dorado Springs, Cedar Co., MO)

1951-1956: George Thomas Cooper, (1908-1975), (Hopewell Cem., near Montrose, Henry Co., MO)

1957-1964: Alfred Francis Oldham, Sr., (1916-2007), (Stockton Cem.)

1965-1972: Sherman E. “S. E.” Floyd, (1914-2006), (Pankey Cem.)

1973-1976: Don R. Martin

1977-1984: Lucious Alfred “Frog” Morlan, (1920-2009), (Clintonville Cem.)

1985-1987: Charles Albert “C.A.” LaRew. (Killed on duty July 26, 1987), (1953-1987), (Humansville Cem., Humansville, Polk Co., MO)

1987-2000: Joseph A. “Joe” Shearrer

2001-2008: Aaron J. Spillman

2009-2012: David L. Starbuck

2013-: Leon A. Dwerlkotte