Historic List of Sheriffs

Name Served From # of Years Notes
Robert C Knox 1864-1865 1 Appointed by County Commissioners
Neil Howie 1865-? N/A
First Elected Sheriff of Madison County
Andrew J Snyder 1865-1867 2
D Mccranor 1867-1869 2
Charles H Gago 1869-1871 2
Thos. Deyamon 1871-1873 2
Thomas J Farrell 1873-1875 2
O J Edsall 1875-1880 5
M D Platner 1880-1883 3
John B Carruthers 1884-1887 3
Mark Brown 1887-1891 3
Joseph I Haines 1891-1898 7
James Summers 1898-1901 3 Killed in the line of duty
Charles C Hill 1901-1904 3
Charles L Kadell 1904-1908 4
Nicholas J Traufler 1908-1912 4
Elijah Adems 1912-1916 4
Clarence W Hungerford 1916-1922 6
C C Mongold 1922-1924 2
Frank S Metzel 1924-1930 6 Killed in the line of duty
Frank M Wright 1930-1932 2
John P Erie 1932-1938 6
Lloyd W Brook 1938-1962 24
Phil C Loucks 1962-1966 4
Guy Hulse 1966-1970 4
Roy Kitson 1970-1980 10
Johnny G France 1980-1986 6
Lee H Edmisten 1986-2002 16
David J Schenk 2002-2014 12
Roger Thompson 2015-Present --