Carter County Elected Officials

Submitted by: Sherry Lowe


(Remember that elections for different offices are not held every year as some officials serve different term lengths and some served for multiple terms)

Year

Judge

Sheriff

County Clerk

County Attorney

Jailer

Tax Assessor

1838

John Frizzell

Harrison W. Thompson

W.M. Thompson

Peter Mauk

Joe Ward

 

Larkin Dawson

Phillip Strother

1842

 

Campbell

       

1846

Harris W. Thompson

Honaker

Charles W. Rice

 

Alfred Frizzell

   

1850

Charles Honaker

Jacob Rice

William Jacon Fields

Ephrahaim Elliott

 

Henry Osenton

 

1854

Henry Osenton

Stephen England

George Nethercutt

Ephrahaim Elliott

Hiram Ricke

E.S. Goble

Cornelius Honaker

 

1858

 

William Jacon fields

Ephrahaim Elliott

J.J. Park

H. N. Richards

 

Elijah Horton

Year

Judge

Sheriff

County Clerk

County Attorney

Jailer

Tax Assessor

1862

John McGuire

B. F. Shepherd

Ephrahaim Elliott

 

Allen Duncah

John Easterling

William Bowling

1866

John McGuire

Johnathan Davis

R. W. Eastham

Ephrahaim Elliott

 

Joseph R. Strother

 

1870

Harvey Henderson

Stephen Nethercutt

Ephrahaim Elliott

Robert D. Davis

   

1874

Absolam Rucker

William H. Warnock

James H. Armstrong

Ephrahaim Elliott

Dan Ward

   

1878

Robert D. Davis

W. A. Armstrong

Burrell W. Burchett

Ellias P. Davis

E. B. Wilhoit

Moses Nethercutt

Riley Branham

1882

Robert D. Davis

Joseph Jacobs

Frank Prater

J. H. Jones

J. Milton Tyree

John Green Morris

1886

Joseph H. Strother

R. A. Carpenter

Frank Prater

Thomas W. Mitchel

   

1892

William Jackson Smith

Jessie Davis

J. W. Thornton

M. M. Thornton

J. B. Wilhoit

 

H. K. Ash

Year

Judge

Sheriff

County Clerk

County Attorney

Jailer

Tax Assessor

1896

William Jackson Smith

George W. Castle

M. M. Thornton

Frank Prater

Robert Davis

James H. Reeder

1898

John G. Morris

George W. Smith

M. M. Thornton

John N. Hubbard

 

Charles D. Fultz

1902

Henderson Dysard

George W. Jacobs

W. H. Mocabee

Robert Blankenship

J. C. Morris

Zack Hall

Elliott Mullins

1906

Watt A.. Davis

Henry W. McGlone

J. B. Prichard

James Fultz

Henderson Dysard

   

1910

R. A. Carpenter

W. D. Gee

James Fultz

Jerome Duvall

   

1914

John E. Thornbury

James E. Potts

John E. McDavid

Jerome Duvall

W. M. Alexander

James Fultz

1918

John R. McGill

John M. Flannery

John E. McDavid

Thomas Yates

Emmet McClave

R. G. Patton

Delbert V. Kibbey

1922

Andrew Kiser

W. A. Burchett

Arthur Jarvis

R. C. Littleton

Elihue Montgomery

Major Mabry

1926

John R. McGill

Arthur (Doc) James

Major Mabry

Roscoe C. Littleton

Thomas Phillips

J. R. Duncan

Year

Judge

Sheriff

County Clerk

County Attorney

Jailer

Tax Assessor

1930

J. L. McDavid

George W. Castle

Carl Jaynes

Roscoe C. Littleton

Bill Haney

J. R. Duncan

1934

J. L. McDavid

E. K. Ramey

Roy Blankenship

Carl Jaynes

John R. McGill

Bill Haney

J. R. Duncan

1938

Roy Blankenship

W. E. (Rube) Stevens

Carl Jaynes

Hubert Counts

Bill Haney

Kay Reynolds

1942

George McClave

William (Bill) Buck

Carl Jaynes

John S. DeHart

Bill Mullins

Kay Reynolds

1946

William (Bill) Buck

W. E. (Rube) Stevens

Haskell Jarvis

Evelyn Jarvis

John S. DeHart

Leslie Erwin

Kay Reynolds

1950

Joe Johnson

Finley Wolfe

Clyde Johnson

Delbert Kibbey

Hobert Haney

Kay Reynolds

1954

Joe Johnson

Chester Greenhill

Clyde Johnson

Delbert Kibbey

Hobert Haney

Kay Reynolds

1958

Tom Carter

Russell Blevins

Clyde Johnson

Sam Kibbey

Hobert Haney

Kay Reynolds

1962

Tom Carter

William Davis

Ralph (Buster) Cartee

Sam Kibbey

Hobert Haney

Virgil Phillips

1966

Tom Carter

J. T. Johnson

Frank Frieze

Ralph (Buster) Cartee

Henry Wilhoit

Vent Shaffer

Tom Parsons

1970

David McDavid

Russell Blevins

Ralph (Buster) Cartee

Gary Littleton

Vent Shaffer

Tom Parsons

1974

David McDavid

John Louie Sammons

Ralph (Buster) Cartee

Gary Littleton

Vent Shaffer

William E. Shaffer

Year

Judge

Sheriff

County Clerk

County Attorney

Jailer

Tax Assessor

This information was taken from the publication "Carter County History 1838-1976". This book was a part of the Bicentennial celebration.


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