History Happens Here
250 Years of History
250 Years of County Officers
Christopher Hill, Charles Hill, W.B. Colston, Thornton Henshaw, David Stuckey, James T. Guinn, David Dodd, Charles H. Miller, Henry S. Butts,
John D. Gordon. Collins L. Niceley, James A. Gageby, Otho Williams, Martin L. Payne, Ellis Ellis, John W. Dodd, Harry E. Johnson, John H. Riner, Robert W. Perry, W. Strong Lewis, Harwood Burkhart, Arthur H. Stuckey, John R. Crowl, J. Wesley McDonald, James. L. Edwards, Mearle Spickler, Evelyn Fink, Preston Gooden, Patricia A. Kilmer, Gearl Raynes, Larry Hess.
Clerk of the County Court
William Drew, Moses Hunter, Henry Beddinger, David Hunter, John Strother, Harrison Waite, Norman Miller, Jacob VanDoren, E.G. Alburtis, James W. Robinson, Seamon Gerard, Bernard Doll, Christian W. Doll, I.L. Bender, Harold H. Bender, E. A. Hobbs, Paul H. Martin, Harold O. Keedy, E. C. Dunham, John W. Small, Jr., Elaine Mauck
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Obed Waite, John Strother, Israel Robinson, John Dunn, Joseph Burns, John Canby, E.S. Troxall, S.H. Martin, Archibald Oden, William B. Colston, L. DeWitt Gerhardt, William C. Morton, W.S. Steven McBride, George W. Gain, J. Hugh Shipper, Robert Burkhart, Virginia Sine
Judge of the Circuit Court
Robert White, Lewis P.W. Balch, Ephriam B. Hall, Joseph Chaplin, John Blair Hoge, Charles J. Faulkner, Jr., Frank Beckwith, Joseph H. Duckwell, William Broughenbraugh, John Scott, E. Boyd Faulkner, J. M. Woods, Richard E. Parker, Isaac R. Douglas, John W. Kennedy, Adrian C. Nadenbousch, Decatur H. Rogers, Gray Silver Jr., Vance E. Sencindiver, Perrie Doster, Patrick G. Henry III, Thomas Steptoe, David H. Sanders, Christopher C. Wilkes, Gray Silver III, Gina M. Groh, John C. Yoder, Michael Lorensen, Laura Faircloth, Bridget Cohee, Steven Redding
Alexander White, Elisha Boyd, David N. Conrad, Edmond P. Hunter, John E. Norris, George H. Murphy, Joseph T. Hoke, J. Nelson Wisner, H.H. Blackburn, Edmond Shaw, Reuben Price, Luther M. Shaffer, W.H.H. Flick, Perry A. Roherbaugh, Wm. S. Henshaw, Alex. S. Hughes, George W. Feidt, U.S. Grant Pitzer, D.O. Westenhaver, Ward B. Lindsey, Allen B. Noll, J.M. Woods, W.W. Downey, Herbert E. Hannis, C.G. Gain, Clarence E. Martin Jr., Vance E. Sencindiver, Earl Weller, Diana Cook Risavi, Pamela Games-Neely, Catie Wilkes Delligatti
Adam Stephen, Samuel Washington, Cato Moore, James Wilson, John Kearsley, James Campbell, John Davenport, William Porterfield, Nicholas Orrick, John Turner, Andrew Wagoner, James Stephenson, Charles Orrick, William Riddle, James Anderson, Magnus Tate, George Porterfield, Erasmus Gantt, Jacob Wever, George Harris, Philip Nadenbousch, Joel Ward, George Wolff, Anthony S. Chambers, Levi Henshaw, William Gregory, Edward Colston, Benjamin Comequy, Silas Harlan, Daniel Burkhart, Tillotson Fryatt, Jacob Van Doren, Barnet Cushwa, Daniel LaFevre, John W. Pitzer, A.J. Thomas, Moses C. Nadenbousch, George A. Chrisman, Robert Lamon, Charles R. Miller, L.C. Gerling, James H. Smith, C.L. Stuckey, E.D. Gardner, E.B. Kettering, E.H. Tabler, Harry S. Miller, William Dean, J.C. McKown, Emory F. Thomas, J. Howard Myers, Strong Lewis, Chas. H. Newkirk, Carlton Stuckey, Edwin W. Miller, William R. Reld, Lyle S. Catlett, William N. Kisner, Preston Gooden, Ron, Jones, Randy Smith, Kenneth Lemaster Jr., Curtis Keller. Nathan Harmon
Ralph Wormley, Jacob Hite, Van Swearingen, Thos. Rutherford, Adam Stephen, John Neaville, Thos. Swearingen, Samuel Washington, James Nourse, William Little, Robert Stephen, John Briscoe, Hugh Lyle, James Strode, William Morgan, Robert Stogden, James Seaton, Robert Carter Mills, Thomas Robinson, John Puckett, George Porterfield, Erasmus Gantt, Jacob Wever, Philip Nadenbousch, Joel Ware, George Wolff, Michael Rooney, Thomas Robinson, Douglass Campbell, Levi Hanshaw, William Gregory, Edward Colston, John S. Harrison, William Morrison, Edward Gibbs, Benjamin Comequy, William Campbell, Gantt VanDorn, James L. Campbell, Louis B. Weller, Betheul M. Kitchen, Thomas J. Harley, James L. Cunningham, William Dorsey, Daniel H. Dodd, John McKown, Lewis Fry, George W. Hollida, Andrew W. McClary, John A. Voorhees, George F. Hollida, A.R. McQuilkin, Owen T. Hedges, Charles Downs, Richard Bodine, Henry J. Seibert, Lewis Grantham, Robert Tabb, John Throckmorton, Thomas Lowery, Horatio Gates, Goodwin Swift, John Avis, William Patterson, Morgan Morgan, John Cooke, Henry Whiting, Robert Worthington, William McGaw, John McAllister, Anthony Noble, John Morrow, Robert Throckmorton, John Gantt, Walter Baker, George Grund, George Cunningham, Moses Hunter, Robert Baylor, Robert Stewart, George Scott, James Wilson, John Kearney, John Davenport, William Porterfield, Joseph Sweringen, John Turner, William Henshaw, James Maxwell, Andrew Wagoner, Alexander White, William Darke, Adam Sheppard, James Stephenson, Winn Winslip, Richard Baylor, Charles Orrick, William Alexander, Charles Cranmer, George Hite, William Riddle, James Anderson, George North, Daniel Collett, Abraham Davenport, Smith Slaughter, Morganus Tate, John Hunter, Van Rutherford, Isaac E. Houser, Martin Lupton, B.J. Speck, W.D. North, J.P. Musseter, B.F. Harmison, Silas Harlan, Isaac S. LeMarr, William Granthum, Daniel Burkhart, Tillotson Fryatt, Archibald Shearer, Robert V. Snodgrass, John Lamon, Thomas Davis, Francis Silver, Philip C. Pendleton, Conrad Hogmire, Samuel Balser, Edward Winning, William L. Boak, Alexander Oden, Thomas S. Page, Richard McSherry, William Maslin, Jacob Hamm, Stephen R. Snodgrass, Robert K. Robinson, Jacob Myers, Daniel B. Morrison, James W. Newkirk, Janes H. Robinson, Alfred Ross, Hiram McKown, David Canby, A. J. Bowers, Henry Riner, Jonathan Strine, William Sigler, Samuel R. Powell, George D. Miller, James M. Vanmetre, Harrison Tabler, Samuel Gold, William N. Riddle, Joseph H. Barnett, William Sperow, Robert Lamon, John E. Barney, Thornton Henshaw, Joseph Fiscus, Richard J. Thomas, John W. Hollida, Alexander Parks, John H. Lamon, Charles W. Stuckey, Thomas Kearns, Jacob Stuckey, William McKee, Charles Stuckey, E.C. Williams, A.B. Stismitz, Joseph Alexander, Jacob Strine, Philip Everhart, Casper Stump, George R. Wysong, William Jack, Stephen B. Meade, Alfred Ross, Israel Robinson, Joseph W. Hollis, Joseph C. Rawlins, Thomas G. Flagg, William H. Mong, Joseph Stuckey, Martin H. Payne, John W. Kendrick, Samuel Taylor, George Ferrel, William Ripple, Andrew J. Brown, William R. Parkinson, D. P. Lamaster, Moses S. Grantham, C.W. Thornburg, Blackburn Hughes, Jacob M. Seibert, John Grozinger, Charles W. Thatcher, Jacob Hesse, Joseph DeHaven, D.S. Eichelberger, John E. Boyd, Alexander Newcomer, George Doll, George H. McClarey, Barnet Cushwa, Barnett Doll, S.J. Williamson, Joseph Hoffman, F.S. Dellinger, Joseph W. Hollida, Ezekiel Showers, William Miller, Elias M. Pitzer, Archibald Myers, Thomas Wandling, John W. Lamon, William Wilan, Jacob Ropp, David Thompson, Benjamin F. Brady, J.B.A. Nadenbousch, William Leith, William J. Hensel, A.J. Bowen, G. P. Riner, Almon W. Smith, Charles L. Pitzer, Glenn M. Pitzer, Charles E. Dick, C.E. Hicks, W.R. Keller, W.M. Johnson, A.C. Dunham, J.C. Ellis, J.C. McKown, Phillip V. Strine, Garland E. Johnson, R.S. Ballenger, George J. Bradshaw. Brady A. Avey, George W. Bradshaw Jr., O.C. Noll, H.W. Pitzer, Ernest C. Alther, William F. Reid, Robert B. Fleming, J. Elbert Solenberger, Edmond S. Williams, Robert L. Noll, Harold A. Downey, Victor L. Shockey, John E. Wright, Donald L. Bayer, William N. Kisner, Patrick H. Murphy, James C. Smith, D. Wayne Dunham, Robert L. Burkhart, Howard Strauss, Ronald C. Collins, Steve C. Teufel, Anthony “Tony” Petrucci, William “Bill” Stubblefield, Doug Copenhaver, Jr., James Whitacre, James Barnhart, Elaine C. Mauck, Dan P. Dulyea, G. Edgar Gochenou
*At the time the county was formed, the Governor of Virginia appointed “Gentlemen Justices” that acted in the capacity of the present County Council, the Circuit Court and Judge. The Justices were appointed to one-year terms. The practice continued until Berkeley County became a part of West Virginia, when the state’s first Constitution required one commissioner to be elected from each magisterial district of the county, or townships and this body comprised the Board of Supervisors. This practice continued until the revision of the Constitution of West Virginia in 1872 led to the election of three individuals to comprise the County Court of Berkeley County. The County Court was subsequently renamed the County Commission in West Virginia. The Berkeley County Commission was renamed the Berkeley County Council and expanded to five members following the 2010 election.