SheriffHistory

 

The following is a list of the Sheriff's of Raleigh County and their terms.

 

 

YEARS
 
PICTURE
1850 - 1853
 
John T. Clay
1853 - 1855
 
Wilson Abbott
1855 - 1859
 
C. C. Roles
1859 - 1863
 
H. M. Riffe
1865 - 1867
 
Lewis Hull
1867 - 1871
 
A. J. Harper
1871 - 1877
 
J. B. Underwood
1877 - 1881
 
W. C. Riffe
1881 - 1885
 
Wilson Sweeney
1885 - 1889
 
J. Wesley Harper
1889 - 1893
 
W. T. Shumate
1893 - 1897
 
H. A. Snuffer
1897 - 1901
 
A. B. Ballard
1901 - 1905
 
Harvey Cook
1905 - 1907
 
W. R. Campbell
1907 - 1909
 
John F. Davis
1909 - 1913
 
C. V. Cottle (left)
1913 - 1917
 
G. W. Thompson
1917 - 1921
 
W. L. Foster
1921 - 1924
 
P. L. Blankenship
1925 - 1929
 
Isaiah Kidd
1929 - 1933
 
M. J. Meadows
1933 - 1937
 
C. C. Lewis

(First Term)

!937 - 1941
 
H. G. Farmer
!941 - 1945
 
Ash Mankin
1945 - 1949
 
C.C. Lewis

(Second Term)

1949 - 1953
 
Okey A. Mills
1953 - 1957
 
John C. Ward
1957 - 1961
 
 

Okey A. Mills
1961 - 1965
 
 Slim Thompson
1965 - 1969
 

 Okey A. Mills
1969 - 1973
 
Zina French
1973 - 1977
 
 

Okey A. Mills
1977 - 1981
 

 Okey A. Mills
1981 - 1985
 
Claude England
1985 - 1989
 
R. Michael Mangum
1989 - 1993
 
R. Michael Mangum
1993 - 1997
 
Frank R. Lavender
1997 - 2001
 
Frank R. Lavender
2001 - 2005
 
D. W. "Danny" Moore
2005 - 2009
 
D. W. "Danny" Moore
2009 -
 
Robert Steven Tanner