Sheriff's History of Jefferson County


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Jefferson County Jail circa: 1907
Sheriff Henry Dahl (R), Deputy Edwin Forrest (L)


Special thanks to Ms. Carole Goggin from "History Talks" for her assistance in researching our history!

 

Andrew Scott - First half of 1819

George Hammond  - July 1819 to 1822

Joseph Boring - 1822 to 1826

William Ellis - 1826 to 1828

Issac Roberts   1828 to 1829

Gabriel (G.J.) Johnston  1829 to 1830

Ammon Knighten  1830 to 1834

James McChristian 1834 to 1840

John Hammond  1840 to 1841

Mark Moss  1841 to 1844

John Hammond 1844 to 1848

Joseph A. Hammond 1848 to 1849

Gabriel (G.J.) Johnson 1949 to 1850

James McColloch  1850 to 1854

Augustin Wiley  1854 to 1858

Oscar Dover  1858 to 1862

Jerome (J.B.) Dover 1862 to 1864

Charles (C.C.) Fletcher  1864 to 1866

John Williams  1866 to 1868

Fred Luchtemeyer  1868 to 1870

John Williams  1870 to 1872

Benton (T.B.) Moss  1872 to 1876

John Williams  1876 to 1878

Thomas J. Jones  1878 to 1882

John L. Weaver 1882 to 1884

Henry Hurtgen  1884 to 1886

George W. McFrey  1886 to 1888

Edward Maupin  1889 to 1894

Oscar Ogle  1895 to 1898

William Long  1899 to 1902

Thornton Hensley  1903 to 1906

Henry Dahl  1907 to 1908

John Bechler  1909 to 1912

Harry Dahl  1913 to 1918

Frank Clark  1917 to 1920

Raymond Brady  1921 to 1924

Ray Williams  1925 to 1928

Carl Clark  1929 to 1932

T.E. Lanham  1933 to 1936

A.R. McKee  1937 to 1940

Amos Lee  1941 to 1944

Bryan Moss  1945 to 1948

Amos Lee  1949 to 1952

Leo Church  1953 to 1960

Helen Church 1960 to 1961

A.R. McKee  1961 to 1964

Walter "Buck" Buerger  1965 to 1992

Oliver "Glenn" Boyer  1993 to present

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One of the original padlocks from the original Jefferson County jail
circa: 1900

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