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History of Sheriff-Coroner

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The office of Sheriff was originally Sheriff – Tax Collector.  The office of Coroner was consolidated with Sheriff – Tax Collector per ordinance #253 on January 2, 1967.  The office of Tax Collector was removed and consolidated with the Treasurer – Public Administrator in 1978, leaving the current office of Sheriff-Coroner.

Sheriff - Coroner

Darren ThompsonElected June 5, 2018
Elected June 3, 2014
Elected June 8, 2010
Image of Sheriff Darren Thompson
Curtis HillElected June 6, 2006
Elected March 3, 2002
Elected November 3, 1998
Harvey NylandElected June 7, 1994
Elected June 5, 1990
Elected June 3, 1986
Image of Sheriff Harvey Nyland
Robert ScattiniElected June 8, 1982Image of Robert Scattini
Julian MedinaElected June 6, 1978Image of Sheriff Julian Medina, circa 1974

The office of Tax Collector was consolidated with the Treasurer – Public Administrator in 1978, leaving the current office of Sheriff – Coroner.

Sheriff - Coroner - Tax Collector

Julian MedinaElected June 4, 1974Image of Sheriff Julian Medina, circa 1974
John A. LucchettiElected June 2, 1970Image of Sheriff John Lucchetti, circa 1953

The Office of Coroner was consolidated with the Sheriff by Ordinance #253 on January 2, 1967.

Sheriff - Tax Collector

John A. LucchettiElected June 7, 1966
      - - Coroner added 1/2/1967
Elected June 3, 1962
Elected June 5, 1958
Elected June 1, 1954
Appointed April 30, 1953
Image of Sheriff John Lucchetti, circa 1953
A. G. FruitsElected June 6, 1950
      - - Deceased
Elected June 4, 1946
Elected August 25, 1942
Appointed October 3, 1940
Image of A. G. Fruits, circa 1940
M. P. HublerElected August 30, 1938
      - - Deceased
Elected August 28, 1934
Image of M. P. Hubler, circa 1934
J. J. CroxonElected August 26, 1930
Elected November 2, 1926
Elected November 7, 1922
Elected November 5, 1918
Elected November 3, 1914
Elected November 8, 1910
Elected November 6, 1906
Elected November 8, 1902
Elected November 8, 1898
Image of J. J. Croxen, circa 1898
E. E. HolbrookElected November 6, 1894
Elected November 8, 1892
Elected November 4, 1890
Image of E. E. Holbrook, circa 1890
S. E. KentElected November 6, 1888Image of S. E. Kent, circa 1888
Jas. A. KearneyAppointed December 29, 1887Image of Jas. A. Kearney, circa 1887
B. F. RossElected November 2, 1886
      - - Deceased
Elected November 4, 1884
Image of B. G. Ross, circa 1874
Wm. F. BurnettElected November 7, 1882Image of W. F. Burnett, circa 1882
W. T. BrownElected September 3, 1879
Elected September 5, 1877
Image of W. T. Brown, circa 1877
B. F. RossElected September 1, 1875
Elected March 26, 1874
Image of B. G. Ross, circa 1874

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