1879 History of Menard & Mason Counties
Chicago
Published by: O.L. Baskin & Co., Historical Publishers
186 Dearborn Street

Mason County

Sheriffs
Page 435

Francis Low was the first Sheriff elected at the organization of the county, in 1841. 1842, Francis Low was again elected, and served two years longer. 1844, Isaac H. Hodge was elected by one vote over Kean Mahoney, and the race was run over again, when Hodge won the second heat by one vote. 1846, Isaac H. Hodge was again elected, and, at the end of his term, proved to be a defaulter. 1848, John H. Havighorst was elected, and served two years. 1850, Robert Elkins was elected, and served two years. 1852, Robert H. Walker was elected, and served two years. 1854, James H. Hole was elected, and served two years. 1856, J. Price West was elected, and served two years, and ended a defaulter. 1858, John H. Havighorst was again elected for two years. 1860, Joseph Y. Hanthorn was elected, and served two years. 1862, John H. Havighorst was elected for the third time, and served two years. 1864, James L. Hastings was elected, and served two years. 1866, Lambert M. Hillyer was elected for two years. 1868, David B. Phelps was elected, and served two years. 1870, John H. Cleveland was elected, and served two years. 1872, Lambert M. Hillyer was again elected for two years. 1874, Lambert M. Hillyer was elected the third time, and served two years. 1876, Joseph Hartzell was elected, and served two years. 1878, Joseph Hartzell was again elected and is still in office.

Next
Previous
Mason History Index
Every Name Index
Home