Past Sheriffs of Dickinson County

Last Updated: Sunday, November 29, 2015
Name Start Date End Date
C.F. Hill 1857 1859
Alfred Arthur 1859 1862
See below regarding the period from 1862 to 1869
W.S. Beers 1869 1872
L.A. Litel 1872 1873
L.E. Holcomb 1873 1874
A.L. Sawyer 1874 1876
D. Bennett 1876 1880
P.S. Mott 1880 1888
A.D. Inman 1888 1892
P.E. Narey 1892 1898
J.C. Guthrie 1898 1900
Fred Jones 1900 1912
B.K. Bradfield 1913 1920
Ellis Rute 1921 1924
George Paulson 1925 1938
Joe McQuirk 1939 1950
Ike Kissinger 1951 1964
Robert Baker 1965 1976
Wendell Kilts 1977 1992
Gregory Baloun 1993 Present

From 1862 to 1869 it is difficult to ascertain how this office was filled, the records having been lost due to a fire at the courthouse. Daniel Bennett held the office periodically before W.S. Beers was elected in the fall of 1869.

Sources

Smith, R. (1902). A history of Dickinson County, Iowa together with an account of the Spirit Lake massacre and the Indian troubles on the northwestern frontier (pp. 560-561). Des Moines, Iowa: Kenyon Print. & Mfg.

Various Articles. (n.d.). Spirit Lake Beacon. Retrieved November, 2015, from http://dickinson.advantage-preservation.com/