Sheriff's Office



Delaware County Sheriffs – 1789 to Present

1789-1792

Nicholas Fairlamb

1878-1880

C. W. Mathews

1792-1795

James Barnard

1880-1882

J.J. Rowland

1795-1798

Abraham Dicks  (Two Terms)

1882-1885

Wm. Armstrong

1798-1801

John Odenheimer

1885-1889

W.F. Mathews

1801-1804

Matthias Kerlin, Jr.

1889-1894

G.L.Green

1804-1807

John Odenheimer

1894-1896

E. T. Carr

1807-1810

Richard P. Lloyd

1896-1898

J. H. Marshall

1810-1813

Isaac Cochrane

1898-1899

D. B. McClure

1813-1816

Daniel Thompson

1899-1902

Ed Obvir

1816-1819

Robert Fairlamb

1902-1910

Wm. E. Howard

1819-1822

Samuel Anderson

1910-1914

S. E. Sproul

1822-1825

Joseph Weaver

1914-1918

J. E. Heyburn

1825-1828

John Hinkson

1918-1922

Albert Granger

1828-1831

Jehu Broomhall

1922-1925

Wesley Allison

1831-

William Baldwin (Died In Office)

1925-1926

Ellis Abrams

1831-1834

Charles Baldwin  (Appointed)

1926-1930

Issac Johns

1834-1837

Samuel A. Price

1930-1934

John J. Cain

1837-1840

Evans S. Way

1934-1938

Nathan Pechin

1840-1843

John Larkin, Jr.

1938-1942

Raymond Munson

1843-1846

Samuel A. Price

1942-1946

William W. McKim

1846-1849

Robert R. Dutton

1946-1950

Robert Watkins

1849-

Jonathan Esrey (Died In Office)

1950-1955

Robert J. McBride

1849-1851

Henry F. Esrey (Appointed)

1955-1958

Frank A. Snear

1851-1854

Aaron Jomes

1958-1966

W. Aldrich Price

1854-1857

John M. Hall

1966-1974

Paul J. McKinney (Two Terms)

1857-1860

Jonathan Vernon

1974-1986

John W. Taylor(Three Terms)

1860-1864

Norris L. Yarnall

1986-1988

Joseph F. Battle(Appointed Judge)

1864-1867

A. VanZant

1988-1991

George W. Hill(Appointed-Elected)

1867-1875

L. Yardel

1991-1998

Ann Osborne(Appointed-Elected)

1875-1878

J. Webster

1998-2003

Chad Kenney

2003-2013 Joseph F McGinn
2013-2014 Joseph Blackburn, Acting
2014-2017 Mary Hopper