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Panola County Officials 1846-1936

Elected November 7, 1882: Thos. E. Boren, County Judge; Hamilton Pollard, County Clerk; E. B. Eaken, District Clerk, J. H. Long, County Attorney; J. P. Forsythe, Sheriff; J. T. Long, Tax Assessor; D. G. Gammonge, Tax Collector; N. C. Williams, County Surveyor. County Commissioners: A. B. Bryan, T. N. Garner, T. N. Bagley and W. M. Holt. The following Justices of the Peace, Precincts from 1 to 8, both inclusive, in regular order: J. N. Hays, J. J. Langley, R. C. Boulware, J. T. Holt, E. G. Knight, M. Collins, Lem Herrin and J. W. Poce or (Price). The following Constables of Precincts Nos. 1 to 8 both inclusive in the same order: A. R. Woodyard, W. E. Pope, George Westmoreland, Alex Holt, J. E. Parker, J. E. Belsha, J. R. Dudley and J. Reasonover.

The Administration following the election November 4, 1884, marks a beginning of much needed civic improvements. The contracts for the court house and jail were let. Mr. A. H. Baker and Dr. McDaniel were contractors for the building. At this stated election the following officers were elected: J. H. Long, County Judge; Hamilton Pollard, County Clerk; E. B. Eakin, District Clerk; J. N. Hays, County Attorney; J. M. Woolworth, County Treasurer; W. C. Williams, County Surveyor; J. P. Forsythe, Sheriff; J. T. Lacy, Tax Assessor; D. Y. Gammage, Tax Collector; W. M. Hannah, J. W. Yarborough, J. McMitchell, and B. B. Anderson, County Commissioners; The following Justices of the Peace, Precincts 1 to 8, both inclusive, in the order named; D. B. Moore, R. Kirkley, R. C. Boulware, W. R. Anderson, E. G. Knight, Malvin Collins, L. Herrin and S. P. Page; and the following Constables for those Precincts with the Precinct No. 5 (not given) in the same order: Conrad Wall, W. C. Brasher, George Westmoreland, Sam Holt, L. H. Adams, R. Cassity and D. T. Applewhite, L. T. Anderson qualified as Justice of the Peace for Precinct No. 1, December 2, 1884, vice D. B. Moore.

Elected November 2, 1886: J. H. Long, County Judge; H. Pollard, County Clerk; H. M. Knight, District Clerk; H. N. Nelson, County Attorney; D. C. Hill, County Treasurer; N. C. Williams, County Surveyor; J. P. Forsythe, Sheriff; 3. T. Lacy, Tax Assessor; D. Y. Gammage, Tax Collector; County Commissioners: Simeon Dean, T. W. Garner, J. MeMitchell and J. M. Wells. The following Justices of the Peace, Precincts Nos. 1 to 8 in regular order: W. F. Harris, J. A. Crawford, R. C. Boulware, W. A. Anderson, E. G. Knight, L. H. Adams, J. W. Freeman, and G. W. Webb and the following Constables in the same order: A. R. Woodyard, W. S. Foster, George Westmoreland, W. R. Davis, C. S. Knight, E. D. Barnett, A. M. Hooper and W. M. Walton.

Elected November 6, 1888: J. H. Long, County Judge; J. M. Woolworth, County Clerk; H. M. Knight, District Clerk; O. N. Hines, County Attorney; H. F. Fyke, County Treasurer, J. B. Neil, County Surveyor; J. P. Forsythe, Sheriff; J. T. Lacy, Tax Assessor; W. T. Frazier, Tax Collector. County Commissioners; W. L. Walker, J. M. Liles, J. M. Mitchel, and T. J. Holt; the following Justices of the Peace Precincts Nos. 1 to 8 both inclusive in the order named: N. C. Williams, J. J. Langley, J. H. Wooten, G. S. Jeter, E. G. Knight, J. N. Dell, F. H. Rogor or (Ray) and W. H. Field; the following Constables in the same order: E.' F. Woodall, R. K. Hammon, Geo. Westmoreland, W. L. Cromwell, C. S. Knight, J. W. Gammoge and. W. T. Matthews.

Elected November 4, 1890; J. H. Long, County Judge; J. 'M. Woolworth, County Clerk; H. M. Knight, District Clerk; J. N. Hays, County Attorney; H. Fyke, County Treasurer; J. W. Bird, Sheriff; J. T. Lacy, Tax Assessor; W. T. Frazier, Tax Collector; J. B. Neil, County Surveyor; County Commissioners: G. L. Duke, John Lilies, G. C. Tiller, and C. L. Bagley; the following Justices of the Peace for Precincts Nos. 1 to 8, both inclusive, in the order named: H. M. Knight, J. A. Crawford, J. H. Wooten, John Holt, H. S. Knight, C. C. Johnson, R. J. Youngblood and Wm. Walton. The following Constables for the same Precincts and in the same order. John S. Woodyard, R. K. Hammons, R. B. Ingram, W. L. Cromwell, R. H. Burns, A. A. Alexander, John Gammoge, and J. P. Davis.

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32° 9' 26.568" N, 94° 20' 14.712" W