A thumb-nail history of the city of Houston, Texas, from its founding in 1836 to the year 1912 Page: 82

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The following is a complete list of the sheriffs of
Harris county since the organization of the county
to 1912:
1887-42-John W. Moore.
1842-49-M. T. Rodgers.
1849-54-David Russell.
1854-58-Thomas Hogan.
1858-62-M. M. Grimes.
1862-66-B. P. Lanham.
Note-In 1866 John Proudfoot was elected sheriff
but after holding office for a short time he disappeared
and Mr. I. C. Lord, who was city marshal
at the time, was appointed to act as sheriff until
an election could be held. Another regular election
was held and A. B. Hall was elected.
1866-78-A. B. Hall.
1878-76-S. S. Ashe.
1876-82-Cornelius Noble.
1882-86-John J. Fant.
1886-94-George Ellis.
'1894-96-Fred Erichson.
1896 to date-A. R. Anderson.
The Fifty-first district court was organized in
1897, and since then has had but three judges, as
From 1902 to 1911--Judge Wm. P. Hamblen.
From 1911 to date-Judge William Masterson.
Judge Hamblen having died in office, Judge Masterson
was appointed to succeed him.
The Sixty-first District court was organized in
February, 1908, and has had but one presiding

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Young, Samuel Oliver. A thumb-nail history of the city of Houston, Texas, from its founding in 1836 to the year 1912, book, 1912; Houston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24649/m1/94/ocr/: accessed August 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .