Previous Sheriffs

CRAWFORD COUNTY'S SHERIFFS      
- FROM 1826 THRU 2025 -
- TWO YEAR TERMS -
SHERIFF YEARS SERVEDTERMS SERVED
Hugh McCracken1826 - 1828 AppointedOne
John Miller1829 - 1831One
John Moderwell1832 - 1834One
David Holm1835 - 1836One
John Shull1837 - 1838One
Samuel Andrews1839 - 1839Resigned
John L. Harper1839 - 1842 AppointedOne
John Caldwell1843 - 1844One
James Clements1845 - 1848One
Jonathan Kissinger1849 - 1852One
William C. Beale1853 - 1856Two
John Franz1857 - 1860Two
Job B. Franz1860 - 1860 Appointed47 days
Joseph Worden1861 - 1865Three
Daniel Keplinger1866 - 1868One
Jimmie "Uncle" Worden1869 - 1873 Appointed/ElectedTwo
Henry J. Row1874 - 1876One
John A. Schaber1877 - 1879Two
1879 - 1880
John Keil1881 - 1882Two
1883 - 1884
Peter Faeth1885 - 1886Two
1887 - 1888
Christian Birk1889 - 1890Two
1891 - 1892
John Keil1893 - 1894Two
1895 - 1896
Charles George Vollmer1897 - 1898Two
1899 - 1900
John Gebhart1901 - 1902Two
1903 - 1904
August Ludwig Gerhart1905 - 1906Two
1907 - 1909
Solomon Crum1910 - 1911Two
1912 - 1914
John W. Stuckman1915 - 1916Two
1917 - 1918
Edward J. Knappenberger1919 - 1920Two
1921 - 1922
Ira Freese1923 - 01/05/1924Killed
Frankie Freese (Wife)1924 - 1924 AppointedOne
Harvey Ulmer1925 - 1926Two
1927 - 1928
George Davenport1929 - 1930Two
1930 - 1931Killed in Line of Duty
Carl Fred Vollmer1931 - 1932 AppointedOne
Arthur J. Stuckert1933 - 1934Two
1935 - 1936
NOTE: Four year terms of Office were established in 1936 and commenced in 1937
Albert H. French1937 - 1940Two
1941 - 1944
Ralph E. Schreck1945 - 1949Two
1950 - 1953
Elwood Jacobs1953 - 1957Three +
1958 - 1962
1963 - 1967
1968 - 1968Retired
Floyd Charles Smith1969 - 1972Three
1972 - 1976
1977 - 1980
Ronny J. Shawber1981 - 1984Eight
1985 - 1988
1989 - 1992
1993 - 1996
1997 - 2000
2001 - 2004
2005 - 2008
2009 - 2013
Scott M. Kent2013 - 2017
2017 - 2021
2021 - 2025