1914 Delaware Co., History Vol. 1 pgs. 75-78.
County commissioners—William H. Whiteside, William Eads and Daniel Brown, 1841-42; William H. Whiteside, Simeon Phillips and Missouri Dickson, 1842-3; William H. Whiteside, Missouri Dickson and Simeon Phillips, 1843-4; Henry A. Carter, Simeon Phillips and Missouri Dickson, 1844-5; Henry A. Carter, Lawrence McNamee and Simeon Phillips, 1845-6; Henry A. Carter, Henry Baker and Samuel Mulliken, 1846-7; Henry A. Carter, Samuel Mulliken and Henry Baker, 1847-8; Henry A. Carter, Samuel Mulliken and Daniel H. Thornburg, 1848-9; Lawrence McNamee, Daniel H. Thornburg and Henry A. Carter, 1849-50; Lawrence McNamee, Daniel H. Thornburg and John W. Penn, 1850-51.
Judges of probate—Roland Aubrey, 1841-4; Clement Coffin, 1844-7; A. K. Eaton, 1847-50; Z. A. Wellman, 1850-51.
County judges—John Benson, 1851-5; Frederick B. Doolittle, 1855-7; A. E. House, 1857-60; Joel Bailey, 1860-1 (confined to probate powers when county board of supervisors were created in 1860); Z. A. Wellman, 1861-5; Jeremiah B. Boggs, 1866-9.
School fund commissioners—John Benson, 1849-51; Joel Bailey, 1851-3; Peter Case, 1854-5; John Hefner, 1855-6.
Recorders—John Paddleford, 1841; Charles W. Hobbs, 1842-7; William Phillips, 1847-53; Zina A. Wellman, 1854-5; George Wattson, 1856-7; Joel Bailey, 1858-9; Ray B. Griffin, 1861; Z. D. Scobey, 1862-3; O. E. Taylor, 1864-5; W. H. H. Blanchard, 1866-7; Henry Harger, 1868-74; Henry C. Jackson, 1875-8; George H. Morisey, 1879-82; Jacob H. Morisey, 1883-4; G. H. Morisey, 1885-94; Abner Dunham, 1895-1902; John Latimer, 1903-12; A. E. Dunlap, 1913-.
Clerks of the court—The offices of clerk of the courts and clerk of county commissioners and supervisors were held by the same person, although distinct under the law, until the creation of the office of county auditor. Charles W. Hobbs, 1841-6; J. W. Clark, 1846-7; C. W. Hobbs, 1847-50; James E. Anderson, 1850-1; William Price, 1851-4; James Wright, 1854-62; Eli O. Clemens, 1863-8; A. J. Brown, 1869-72; G. B. Beveridge, 1873-4; Jerome B. Satterlee, 1875-82; H. J. Jackson, 1883-4; H. C. Jackson, 1885-8; F. H. Paul, 1889-1900; John Georgen, 1901-04; James Bishop, 1905-10; R, D. Graham, 1911-.
Auditors—1869-91; S. M. Chase, 1892; R, R. Robinson to fill vacancy, 1892; R. R. Robinson, 1892-6; H. E. Stetson, 1897-1902; Roy B. Davis, 1903-06; W. J. Davis, 1907-08; Will J. Crosby, 1909-10; W. J. Davis, 1911-12; C. H. Bunker, 1913-.
Sheriffs—Leroy Jackson, 1841-4; John W. Penn, 1844-50; Isaac Smith, 1850-3; John W. Penn, 1853-5; Cornelius T. Peet, 1855-7; Samuel F. Parker, 1857-9; Rensselaer Eddy, 1859-61; Jeremiah B. Boggs, 1862-3; Ancil E. Martin, 1864-5; William M. Williams, 1868-9; C. H. Smith, 1870-1; Abner Dunham, 1872-5; John W. Corbin, 1876-7; E. S. Cowles, 1878-81; John Cruise, Jr., 1882-89; G. H. Odell, 1890-97; R. W. Fishel, 1898-1903; T. J. Hennessey, 1904-06; M. P. Hennessey, 1907-.
County treasurers—Robert B. Hutson, 1841-2; Theodore Marks, 1842-3; Joel Bailey, 1843-4; Drury R. Dance, 1844 (murdered in February, 1845); Oliver A. Olmstead, appointed to fill vacancy, 1845; Joel Bailey, 1845-6; Ira A. Green. 1846-7; William Phillips, 1847-53; Zina A. Wellman, 1853-5; George Wattson, 1855-7; Joel Bailey, 1858-9; Ray B. Griffin, 1860-1; Z. D. Scobey, 1862-5; Joseph M. Holbrook. 1866-1881; John M. Holbrook, 1882-3; H. C. Haeberle, 1884-93; C. E. Smith, 1894-97; L. Matthews, 1898-1901; F. E. Dutton, 1902-08; George A. Newman, 1909-.
County surveyors—Joel Bailey, 1841-47; John W. Clark, 1847-53; Joel Bailey, 1853-55; W. P. Cunningham, 1855-57; Hiram D. Wood, 1857-59; Henry L. Ryan, 1860-61; Charles Harger, 1862-63; James G. Verplank, 1864-65; Henry G. Doolittle, 1866-71; Silas Sawyer, 1872-75; Orin E. Noble, 1876-78; Charles Crawford, 1879-81; Henry Harger, 1882-84; P. H. Warner, 1885; D. O. Potter, 1886-87; P. H. Warner, 1888-89; A. G. Wilson, 1890-91; E. B. Porter, 1892; D. O. Potter, 1893-97; Thomas Wilson, 1898-1900; D. O. Potter, 1901; Thomas Wilson, 1902-08; L. Matthews, Jr., 1909-.
County superintendents of schools—Horatio N. Gates, 1858-59; Ezra F. Chase, 1860-61; John L. McCreery, 1862-63; Rodney W. Tirrill, 1864-67; Ferdinand W. Dunham, 1867; Samuel Calvin, 1868; Jerome B. Satterlee, 1869; John Kennedy, 1870-71; William H. Merton, 1872-75; Robert M. Ewart, 1876-79; Q. M. Ewart, 1880-81; Horace G. Miller, 1882-87; A. O. Stanger, 1888-95; L. T. Eaton, 1896-99; H. J. Schwietert, 1900-03; Frank D. Joseph, 1904-10; Guy D. Ribble, 1911-.
In 1860 the county judge system of county government was abolished, and a board consisting of one supervisor from each township was constituted. One-half of the first board served one year and the other half two years, after which eight members were elected annually for two years.
1861—Z. D. Scobey, chairman; John H. Burrington, Joseph Lichtenberg, Charles H. Carpenter, Clement Coffin, William Price, William Crozier, Peter Richardson, Silas Gilmore, Ephraim Frost, Francis McFall, Aaron Richardson, Samuel P. Whittaker, Christopher L. Flint, Daniel Fuller, Daniel Sheldon.
1862—Silas Gilmore, chairman; E. K. Frost, C. T. Peet, D. Sheldon, Francis Rubly, F. McFall, Noble Ruggles, Abram Parliman, Philip Stoner, John M. Brayton, William Crozier, P. Richardson, S. P. Whittaker, C. L. Flint, Daniel Flint.
1863—N. Ruggles, chairman; Joseph Grimes, Job Gildersleeve, C. T. Peet, S. A. Thompson, F. Rubly, William Cattron, P. Stoner, W. Crozier, James Harper, S. P. Whittaker, B. P. Miller, W. G. Campbell, Francis Schultz, William M. Hartshorn.
1864—J. Gildersleeve, chairman; J. Grimes, O. S. Boggess, S. A. Thompson, T. Rubly, Cummings Sanborn. Ferdinand Dunham, A. Parliman, P. Stoner, W. M. Hartshorn, W. Crozier, D. K. Fox, J. Harper, S. P. Whittaker, B. P. Miller, W. G. Campbell.
1865—O. S. Boggess, chairman; J. Grimes, H. C. Drybread, F. Rubly, C. San-born, F. Dunham, D. P. Baker, P. Stoner, W. M. Hartshorn, W. Crozier, George Cowell, Leroy Jackson, S. P. Whittaker, J. M. Ames, D. Fuller, H. G. Doolittle.
1866—Joseph Grimes, chairman; H. C. Drybread, Alexander Loban, S. A. Thompson, James Le Gassick, C. Sanborn, F. Dunham, D. P. Baker, John Galyean, Samuel F. Parker, W. Crozier, Thomas J. Annis, L. Jackson, S. P. Whittaker, J. M. Annis, D. Fuller.
1867—J. Grimes, chairman; Charles Malven, A. Loban, Daniel Sheldon, J. Le Gassick, Richard Boon, P. Dunham, D. P. Baker, John Galyean, S. F. Parker, W. Crozier, T. J. Annis, William Spence, J. M. Annis, Christopher L. Flint, Patrick Donnelly.
1868—C. L. Flint, chairman; Joseph Chapman, C. Malven, C. T. Peet, D. Sheldon, J. Le Gassick, R. Boon, William Cattron, R. Norton, Jesse B. Bailey, R. Holdridge, John Brownell, H. Gardner, W. Spence, J. M. Annis, P. Donnelly, D. P. Baker.
1869—R. Norton, chairman; A. G. Smith, J. Chapman, W. Cattron, J. Le Gassick, Thomas Conner, C. Sanborn, R. Holdridge, J. H. Campbell, Henry Ehlers, H. Gardner, J. Brownell, C. Malven, C. T. Peet, Philip Dale, J. B. Bailey.
1870—R. Norton, chairman; H. M. Cougar, O. E. Taylor, Charles Malven, J. H. Campbell, H. Ehlers, J. F. Jackson, J. Chapman, Philip Dale, A. G. Smith, C. Sanborn, Albert Boomer, M. P. Spencer, Thomas Conner, J. Le Gassick, William Ford. (Township system abolished April 14, 1870, and succeeded by a board of three, elected by the county.)
1870—Ferdinand Dunham, chairman; Joseph Chapman, J. Salisbury.
1871—F. Dunham, chairman; J. Chapman, Jesse B. Bailey.
1872—F. Dunham, chairman; J. Chapman, Jesse B. Bailey.
1873—P. Dunham, chairman; J. Chapman, Jesse B. Bailey.
1874—F. Dunham, chairman; J. Chapman, Jesse B. Bailey.
1875—J. B. Bailey, chairman; F. Dunham, H. C. Merriam.
1876—F. Dunham, chairman; H. C. Merriam, George Staehle.
1877—Henry C. Merriam, chairman; G. Staehle, F. Dunham. .1878—G. Staehle, chairman; P. Dunham, James Le Gassick.
1879—James Le Gassick, chairman; F. Dunham, B. P. Miller.
1880—James Le Gassick, chairman; F. Dunham, B. P. Miller.
1881—B. P. Miller, chairman; James Le Gassick, H. P. Chapman.
1882—H. P. Chapman, chairman; B. P. Miller, W. M. Sawyer.
1883—W. M. Sawyer, chairman; H. P. Chapman; Charles Crocker.
1884—W. M. Sawyer, chairman; Charles Crocker, Ryal Hickox.
1885—W. M. Sawyer, chairman; Ryal Hickox, Charles Crocker.
1886—W. M. Sawyer, chairman; Charles Crocker, Ryal Hickox.
1887—W. M. Sawyer, chairman; Henry Ehlers, Charles Crocker.
1888—Charles Crocker, chairman; Henry Ehlers, John F. Graham.
1889—Charles Crocker, chairman; Henry Ehlers, John F. Graham.
1890—Charles Crocker, chairman; John F. Graham, Henry Ehlers.
1891—Charles Crocker, chairman; John F. Graham, Henry Ehlers.
1892—John F. Graham, chairman; G. Merriam, Henry Ehlers.
1893—John F. Graham, chairman; Thomas Rose, G. Merriam.
1894—G. Merriam, chairman; Thomas Rose, F. A. Grimes.
1895—Thomas Rose, chairman; F. A. Grimes, G. Merriam.
1896—F. A. Grimes, chairman; Thomas Rose, G. Merriam.
1897—G. Merriam, chairman; Thomas Rose, F. A. Grimes.
1898—F. A. Grimes, chairman; Thomas Rose, S. P. Carter.
1899—S. P. Carter, chairman; F. L. Durey, F. A. Grimes.
1900—S. P. Carter, chairman; Thomas Lindsay, F. L. Durey.
1901—S. P. Carter, chairman; F. L. Durey, Thomas Lindsay.
1902—S. P. Carter, chairman; F. L..Durey, Thomas Lindsay.
1903—Thomas Lindsay, chairman; S. P. Carter, F. L. Durey.
1904—Thomas Lindsay, chairman; James Le Gassick, F. L. Durey.
1905—Thomas Lindsay, chairman; W. B.
Robinson, J. J,
1907—J. J. Kirkwood, chairman; A. M. Burbridge, W. B. Robinson.
1909—J. J. Kirkwood, chairman; W. B. Robinson, F. M. Burbridge.
1911—F. M. Robinson, chairman; J. J. Kirkwood, W. B. Robinson.
1913—W. B. Robinson, chairman; F. A. Mead, James Kehoe.
Under the law passed a
short time before, the first biennial election was held, in
Representatives—Arial K. Eaton, 1850-53; James M. Noble, 1856-57; Joseph Grimes, 1858-59; John W. Le Lacheur, 1860-61; Salue G. Van Anda, 1862-63; Joseph W. Simpson, 1864-65; Albert Boomer, 1866-67; Cummings Sanborn, 1868-71; Cornelius T. Peet, 1872-75; Joseph Chapman, 1876-78; William H. Merten, Eighteenth and Nineteenth general assemblies; L. E. Hersey, Twentieth, succeeding Joseph Holbrook, who died January 31, 1884; L. S. Gates, Twenty-first; William C. Oakman, Twenty-second and Twenty-third; W. H. Norris, Twenty-fourth; D. H. Young, Twenty-fifth, Twenty-sixth, extra session of Twenty-sixth and Twenty-seventh; George W. Dunham, Twenty-eighth and Twenty-ninth; R. J. Bixby, Thirtieth, Thirty-first, Thirty-second and Thirty-second extra; Eli C. Perkins, Thirty-third and Thirty-fourth; Millard F. LeRoy, Thirty-fifth.
Senators—John M. Brayton, 1864-67; Joseph Grimes, 1868-71; Albert Boomer, 1872-75; Lewis G. Hersey, 1876-77; Charles E. Bronson, 1878-79; Ed P. Seeds, Twenty-second and Twenty-third; George W. Dunham, Thirtieth, Thirty-first, Thirty-second and Thirty-second extra session; Eli C. Perkins, Thirty-fifth.
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