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Below is a chronological listing of the Sheriffs.  Click here for an alphabetical listing.

John C. Hays 1850-1853

Thomas P. Johnson 1853

William H. Gorham 1853-1854

David Scannell 1855-1856

Charles Doane 1857-1861

John S. Ellis 1862-1864

Henry L. Davis 1864-1867

Patrick James White 1868-1871

James Adams 1872-1873

William McKibbin 1874-1875

Matthew Nunan 1876-1879

Thomas Desmond 1880-1881

John Sedgwick 1882

Patrick Connolly 1883-1884

Peter Hopkins 1885-1886

William McMann 1887-1888

Charles S. Laumeister 1889-1892

John J. McDade 1893-1894

Richard I. Whelan 1895-1898

Henry S. Martin 1899

John Lackmann 1900-1904

Peter J. Curtis 1904-1906

Thomas F. O'Neil 1906-1908

Lawrence J. Dolan 1908-1910

Thomas F. Finn 1910-1911

Frederick S. Eggers 1912-1915

Thomas F. Finn 1916-1927

William J. Fitzgerald 1928-1935

Daniel C. Murphy 1936-1951

Daniel Gallagher 1952-1956

Matthew C. Carberry 1956-1971

Richard D. Hongisto 1972-1978

Eugene A. Brown 1978-1979

Michael Hennessey 1980-Present

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