Past Fayette County Sheriffs

The following list reflects the information known on the Sheriffs who have served Fayette County since it's founding in 1821. This list is a work in progress and we look forward to expanding the information on this page as more information is found and becomes available.

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Past Sheriffs

Name
 Took Office/Years of Service
 Biography
John Welch
 1822
 No
Winston Wood
 1823
 No
Cheadle Cochran
 1825
 No
Elijah Glass
 1829
 No
Wyat Helflin
 1830
 No
Alfred Brown
 1833
 No
Gainey Westbrook
 1838
 No
Andrew McBride
 1841
 No
Charles Clement
 1844
 No
Jeptha Landrum
 1847
 No
William Glass

 No
William W. Matthews
 1856
 No
Sam Marshbourne
 1861
 No
Jackson Martin
 1862
 No
John Phillips
 1862
 No
Thomas J. Edmonson
 1867
 No
John W. Brown
 1875
 No
J. M. Carlin
 1883
 No
W.N. Henderson
 1888
 No
S.N. Martin
 1889
 No
J.B. Hewell
 1891
 No
E.H. Boggus
 1894
 No
T.J. Mitchell
 1894
 No
A.P. Sams
 1900
 No
F.B. Brown
 1904
 No
T.M. Kerlin
 1918
 No
B.W. Adams
 1924
 No
M.G. Sams
 1936
 No
W.J. Ballard
 1943
 No
Hugh Stinchcomb
 1948
 No
James Jones
 1969
 No
Randall Johnson
 1977 - 2008
 No
Wayne Hannah
 2009 - 2012
 No
Barry Babb
 2013 - Present
 No