Past Sheriffs of Medina County

1818 - 1822     Lathrop Seymour 1893 - 1897     Benjamin L. Wells
1822 - 1825     Samuel Y. Potter  (died in office) 1897 - 1899     O. L. Van Deusen
1825 - 1826     Gustavus V. Willard (Vice Samuel Y. Potter) 1899 - 1899     Edwin J. Gilbert (Part of year, resigned)
1826 - 1828     Gustavus V. Willard 1899 - 1899     James D. Carpenter (Part of year - Vice Edwin J. Gilbert)
1828 - 1830     Hiram Bronson 1899 - 1903     Edwin D. Parent
1830 - 1834     Stephen N. Sargent 1903 - 1907     H. S. Orr
1834 - 1836    William Root 1907 - 1911     Pat Hutchinson
1836 - 1840     John L. Clark 1911 - 1915     A. E. Young
1840 - 1842     William H. Alden 1915 - 1919     R. L. Gehman
1842 - 1844     William T. Welling 1919 - 1923     Park G. Bigelow
1844 - 1846     John L. Clark 1923 - 1927     Fred O. Roshon
1846 - 1850     Allen R. Burr 1927 - 1929     Neal D. Roshon
1850 - 1854     George W. Jordan 1929 - 1933     L. E. Buffington
1854 - 1858     John Rounds 1933 - 1941     Roy Kruggel
1858 - 1862     Morgan Andres 1941 - 1943     Oliver Barry (Term ended on 7/01/43)
1863 - 1865     Jesse Seeley  1943 - 1957     Charles W. Williams
1865 - 1869     Lucius C. Sturges 1957 - 1965     Steve Helli
1869 - 1873     Nelson W. Piper   1965 - 1977     Norman J. Stuart
1873 - 1875     Oscar P. Phillips 1977 - 1979     Neil Gray
1875 - 1877     Samuel Scott 1979 - 1996     L. John Ribar (Died in office)
1877 - 1881     Charles E. Parmelee 1996 - 1997     Michael Gurich (Vice L. John Ribar)
1881 - 1885     Jonathan D. Stow 1997 - 2013     Neil F. Hassinger
1885 - 1889     O. B. Dealing 2013 -              Tom Miller
1889 - 1893     Norman P. Nicholas

*Under the territorial government, the sheriff was appointed by the governor from the time the office was created in 1792.  Under the first constitution the office was made elective for two-year terms and was not changed until 1936, when the term was increased to four years.

*Alphabetically, Medina County, Ohio is number "52", being erected in 1812 and organized in 1818.  Prior to this organization, the administration was all in Portage County, Ohio. 

 

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