County Sheriffs of Matagorda County
1837 - 1978
 


Left - Temporary first jail
Middle - Jail in Matagorda
Right - Jail built in Bay City damaged 1909 hurricane

 

 

Isaac Van Dorn

1937 - 1841

C. H. Vandervere

1841 - 1843

J. B. Sheppard

1843 - 1845

T. M. Dennis

1845 - 1846

J. Smith

1846 - 1848

J. S. Martin

1848 - 1853

G. Boyer

1853 - 1856

J. Toland

1856 - 1858

J. Theal

1858 - 1861

J. F. Haden

1861 - 1862

No record of court held 1861 - 1865

G. Burkhart

1862 - 1866

E. I. Inglehart

1866 - 1868

J. M. Barbour

1868 - 1872

C. Franz

1872 - 1874

F. Rugeley

1874 - 1879

J. W. Matthews

1879 - 1883

E. Wadsworth

1883 - 1890

G. J. Hamilton

1890 - 1895

A. I. Rugeley

1895 - 1899

S. S. Moore

1899 - 1901

J. M. Sims

1901 - 1907

A. Lee

1907 - 1911

F. Rugeley

1911 - 1914

Bert Carr

1914 - 1920

Frank Carr

1920 - 1924

J. Mangum

1924 - 1932

H. Milner

1932 - 1942, 1946 - 1950

B. E. Sailor

1942 - 1946

J. B. Cole

1950 - 1968

R. E. Graham

1968 - 1977

Sam Hurta

1978 -

 


J. M. Sims  1901 - 1907


 


Bert Carr 1914 - 1920


 


Frank Carr 1920 - 1924


 

Photos of Bert and Frank Carr courtesy of Jim Wright

 

Copyright 2008 - Present by Carol Sue Gibbs
All rights reserved

Created
Sep. 21, 2008
Updated
Jul. 5, 2012
 

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