Past Sheriff's Of Jefferson County

 
 

                             

  • 1792-1800   Robert McFarland
  • 1800-1807   James Doherty
  • 1807-1839   James Bradford -(Longest consecutive term as Sheriff)
  • 1839-1840   A. K. Bradford
  • 1840-1846   Benjamin Newman
  • 1846-1848   M. J. Parrott   
  • 1848-1850   James Hickman
  • 1850-1856   Ezekiel Inman
  • 1856-1858   William Province
  • 1858-1862   B. A. McFarland
  • 1862-1864   W. B. Cate
  • 1864-1866   N. B. Swann
  • 1866-1868   Asa Derick
  • 1868-1870   J. C. Bailey
  • 1870-1874   William Walker
  • 1874-1880   Andrew Webb
  • 1880-1884   Harvey Bales
  • 1884-1890   Aaron Lichlyter
  • 1890-1894   J. M. Leeper
  • 1894-1896   J. R. Graham
  • 1896-1898   R. A. Henry
  • 1898-1902   J. R. Graham
  • 1902-1906   Aaron Lichlyter
  • 1906-1908   W. A. Allen
  • 1908-1911   G. W. Rimmer -(Resigned July 1911)
  • 1911-1914   W. A. Allen
  • 1914-1916   M. Mills
  • 1916-1918   J. M. Morrison
  • 1918-1920   G. W. Rimmer
  • 1920-1926   T. E. Holbert
  • 1926-1932   J. W. Northern
  • 1932-1934   S. B. Churchman
  • 1934-1940   Frank Quarles
  • 1940-1942   W. D. Albright
  • 1942-1944   S. G. Walker
  • 1944-1946   Arthur Holbert (shot while in office)
  • 1946-1948   Frank Quarles
  • 1948-1950   Walter Strange
  • 1950-1952   John Goforth
  • 1952-1954   John Goforth
  • 1954-1956   John Brown
  • 1956-1958   John Brown
  • 1958-1960   John Brown
  • 1960-1962   John Brown
  • 1962-1964   Mack Biddle -(Died in Office)
  • 1964-1966   Harold Ellison -(Appointed)

  • 1966-1968   Oval "Dick" Jarnigan

  • 1968-1974   Elmer Franklin

  • 1974-1976   Frank Hatmaker

  • 1976-1978   Elmer Franklin

  • 1978-1982   Tom Eslinger

  • 1982-1986   Tom Eslinger

  • 1986-1990   Tom Eslinger

  • 1990-1994   Doug Quarles

  • 1994-1998   Doug Quarles

  • 1998-2002   David Davenport

  • 2002-2006   David Davenport

  • 2006-2010   David Davenport

  • 2010-2014 G.W. "Bud" McCoig

Anyone who may have information about Jefferson County's past sheriff's is encouraged to contact Sheriff Bud McCoig by clicking by calling the office at (865) 471-6000 ext. 1101 or G.P. McCoig at 865-397-3020