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   December 9, 1861 to Present

 

William C. Marley (1)          December 9, 1861 to February 2, 1862
D.J. Gasherie February 3, 1862 to December 4, 1864
Timothy G. Smith (2) December 5, 1864 to December 17, 1867
Alanson W. Nightingill (3) December 19, 1867 to September 7, 1868
Thomas J. Edwards (4) September 7, 1868 to January 3, 1869
Shubael T. Swift January 4, 1869 to January 5, 1879            
Lloyd Hill     January 6, 1879 to January 2, 1881
Shubael T. Swift January 3, 1881 to January 4, 1885
William H. Crisler January 5, 1885 to January 2, 1887
John S. Ulrick January 3, 1887 to January 4, 1891
William H. Botsford  January 5, 1891 to January 1, 1893
William M. Kinney January 2, 1893 to January 3, 1909
Edward J. Regan         January 4, 1909 to January 5, 1913
Joseph H. Stern (5) January 6, 1913 to January 6, 1935
Walter H. Austin January 7, 1935 to August 13, 1940
Harold F. Brooks (7) August 19, 1940 to December 30, 1944
William H. Orton (3)     January 5, 1945 to October 5, 1945
Lester V. Smith (7) October 5, 1945 to October 21, 1958
Anita Smith (4)  October 23, 1958 to January 4, 1959
Howard Hoffman (6) January 5, 1959 to September 30, 1966
Ruth Hoffman (4) October 6, 1966 to January 1, 1967
Robert R. Humphrey (8) January 2, 1967 to January 5, 1975
Pete Rasner January 6, 1975 to December 3, 1978
Hal V. Dunn January 1, 1979 to January 5, 1987
Paul McGrath January 5, 1987 to January 2, 1995
Rod Banister January 2, 1995 to January 6, 2003
Ken Furlong January 6, 2003 to Present

    1 - Appointed by the Governor of Nevada Territory
    2 - Killed in the Line of Duty
    3 - Appointed by County Commission; Resigned
    4 - Appointed by County Commission
    5 - Two year terms changed to four year terms effective 1923
    6 - Died in office
    7 - Appointed by County Commission; died in office
    8 - Last Sheriff of Ormsby County; by operation of law and the Consolidation Act automatically became first Sheriff of Carson City

Last updated: 10/13/2008 12:47:04 PM