Indiana Attorney General

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Seal of the Attorney General of Indiana

The Indiana Attorney General is the chief legal officer of the State of Indiana in the United States. Attorneys General are chosen by a statewide general election to serve for a four-year term. The forty-second and current Attorney General is Greg Zoeller.

The annual salary of the Attorney General of Indiana is $79,400.[1]

List of Indiana Attorneys General[edit]

Territorial[edit]

Attorney General Political Party Term of Service
Benjamin Parke 1804–1808
John Rice Jones 1808–1816

State[edit]

Under the 1816 Constitution of Indiana the office of Attorney General was filled by appointment. After the adoption of the 1851 constitution, the office was filled by popular election.

Attorney General Political Party Term of Service
James Morrison Republican Party 1855 - 1856
Joseph E. McDonald Democratic Party 1856 - 1860
James G. Jones Republican Party 1860 - 1861
John Palmer Usher Republican Party 1861 - 1862
John F. Kibbey Republican Party 1862
Oscar B. Hord Democratic Party 1862 - 1864
Delano E. Williamson Republican Party 1864 - 1870
Bayless W. Hanna Democratic Party 1870 - 1872
James C. Denny Republican Party 1872 - 1874
Clarence A. Buskirk Democratic Party 1874 - 1878
Thomas W. Woollen Democratic Party 1878 - 1880
Daniel P. Baldwin Republican Party 1880 - 1882
Francis T. Hord Democratic Party 1882 - 1886
Louis T. Michener Republican Party 1886 - 1890
Alonzo G. Smith Democratic Party 1890 - 1894
William A. Ketcham Republican Party 1894 - 1898
William L. Taylor Republican Party 1898 - 1903
Charles W. Miller Republican Party 1903 - 1907
James Bingham Republican Party 1907 - 1911
Thomas M. Honan Democratic Party 1911 - 1915
Richard M. Milburn Democratic Party 1915
Evan B. Stotsenburg Democratic Party 1915 - 1917
Ele Stansbury Republican Party 1917 - 1921
U. S. Lesh Republican Party 1921 - 1925
Arthur L. Gilliom Republican Party 1925 - 1929
James M. Ogden Republican Party 1929 - 1933
Philip Lutz, Jr. Democratic Party 1933 - 1937
Omer Stokes Jackson Democratic Party 1937 - 1940
Samuel D. Jackson Democratic Party 1940 - 1941
George N. Beamer Democratic Party 1941 - 1943
James A. Emmert Republican Party 1943 - 1947
Cleon H. Foust Republican Party 1947 - 1949
J. Emmett McManamon Democratic Party 1949 - 1953
Edwin K. Steers Republican Party 1953 - 1965
John J. Dillon Democratic Party 1965 - 1969
Theodore L. Sendak Republican Party 1969 - 1981
Linley E. Pearson Republican Party 1981 - 1993
Pamela L. Carter Democratic Party 1993 - 1997
Jeffrey A. Modisett Democratic Party 1997 - 2000
Karen Freeman-Wilson Democratic Party 2000 - 2001
Stephen R. Carter Republican Party 2001 - 2009
Gregory F. Zoeller Republican Party 2009 - present

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Information Maintained by the Office of Code Revision Indiana Legislative Services Agency". State of Indiana. 2008-11-22. Retrieved 2008-11-23. 
  2. ^ See http://www.in.gov/library/3239.htm, a list of historic Attorneys General compiled by staff of the Indiana State Library.

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