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HARRISON COUNTY (Iowa) SHERIFFS
Harrison County Iowa History - County Officials Series

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Term of office is approximate because the position did NOT begin and end on the first day of the year.
The names in parentheses were added after a search of tombstone transcriptions and newspaper obituaries for confirmation which are available at Harrison County Genealogical Society library, Woodbine, Iowa.


1852 - 1854 Chester HAMILTON

1854 - 1856 John ROGERS

1856 - 1857 JamesHUTCHINSON

1857 - 1858 Clayton WEBB

1858 - 1862 W. A. ELLIS

1862 - 1864 Sammuel MOORE

1864 - 1865 H. G. VINCENT

1865 - 1865 Geo. MUSGRAVE

1865 - 1867 John DOWNS

1867 - 1869 A. J. CUTLER

1869 - 1875 J. J. PECK

1875 - 1879 J. B. McARTHUR

1879 - 1882 Wiley MIDDLETON

1883 - 1890 J. D. (John D.) GARRISON

1892 - 1895 A. (Andrew) COULTHARD

1896 - 1897 William EDDIE

1898 - 1902 J. L. SKELTON

1903 - 1906 A. J. (Allen Jackson) SHINN

1907 - 1914 O. O. ROCK

1915 - 1920 H. D. MYERS

1921 - 1926 W. R. MILLIMAN

1927 - 1938 C. F. CROSS

1939 - 1950 Cass A. BULLIS

1951 - 1954 Harold A. IMRIE

1955 - 1964 Samuel G. STRAIN

1965 - 1980 Louie ALLSTOT

1981 - 1996 Merle E. SASS

1997 - 2000 Terry E. BAXTER



SOURCES: Harrison County Sheriff Terry E. Baxter (May, 2007): list of County Sheriffs for the periods prior to 1882 & 1883 thru 1886 Iowa Official Register: 1882, page 87; 1887, page 21; 1888, page 69; 1889, page 59; 1890, page 79; 1891, page 41; 1892, page 69; 1893, page 49; 1894, page 43; 1895, page 35; 1896, page 53; 1897, page 41; 1898, page 44; 1899, page 40; 1900, page 128; 1901, page 111; 1902, page 123; 1903, page 143; 1904, page 199; 1905, page 217; 1906, page 263; 1907 - 1908, page 321; 1909 - 1910, page 292; 1911 - 1912, page 272; 1913 - 1914, page 301; 1915 - 1916, page 301; 1917 - 1918, page 257; 1919 - 1920, page 246; 1921 - 1922, page 251; 1923 - 1924, page 217; 1925 - 1926, page 212; 1927 - 1928, page 200; 1929 - 1930, page 189; 1931 - 1932, page 193; 1933 - 1934, page 121; 1935 - 1936, page 165; 1937 - 1938, page 346; 1939 - 1940, page 166; 1941 - 1942, page 220; 1943 - 1944, page 191; 1945 - 1946, page 189; 1947 - 1948, page 268; 1949 - 1950, page 270; 1951 - 1952, page 282; 1953 - 1954, page 288; 1955 - 1956, page 308; 1957 - 1958, page 317; 1959 - 1960, page 341; 1961 - 1962, page 338; 1963 - 1964, page 348; 1965 - 1966, page 370; 1967 - 1968, page 378; 1969 - 1970, page 253; 1971 - 1972, page 94; 1973 - 1974, page 93; 1975 - 1976, page 93; 1977 - 1978, page 97; 1979 - 1980, page 28; 1981 - 1982, page 31 & 32; 1983 - 1984, page 31; 1985 - 1986, page 122; 1987 - 1988, page 122; 1989 - 1990, page 208; 1991 - 1992, page 215; 1993 - 1994, page 215; 1995 - 1996, page 210; 1997 - 1988, page 223; 1999 - 2000, page 211