Ada County Officials
1865 to 1885

Ada County Officials - 1865
Elected 3/6/1865

Sheriff: David C. Updyke
Auditor & Recorder: William A. Yates
Probate Judge: Robert L. Gillespie
County Commissioners: W.A. Montgomery, Charles H. Warren and S.L. King
Treasurer: John H.T. Greene
Clerk: S.L. Carr
Assessor: Augustine Haas
Surveyor: James H. Slater
Superintendent of Common Schools: M. Smith
Coroner: D.G. Campbell


Ada County Officials - 1866
Elected 8/15/1865

District Attorney: Albert Heed
Sheriff: John Duvall
Probate Judge: Augustus W. Flournoy
Auditor & Recorder: Andrew Cooper
Clerk: H.D. Harrington
Assessor: Augustine Haas
County Commissioners: S.L. King, W.N. Montgomery, Daniel F. Gilbert
Treasurer: John H.T. Greene
Surveyor: James H. Slater
Superintendent of Schools: J.J. Whitney
Coroner: James D. Agnew
Public Administrator: L.S. Spangler


Ada County Officials - 1867
Elected 8/14/1866

Probate Judge: John L. Kline
Commissioners: Robert L. Gillespie, L.S. Spangler
Superintendent of Schools: Thomas Graham
Public Administrator: Robert H. Lindsay
Coroner: H.B. Conway
Justice of the Peace: William W. Glidden
Constables: Anneas Wyatt, William A. West
Superintendent of Public Instruction: James H. Whitson

In this election only vacancies were filled, John Duvall was already Sheriff.


Ada County Officials - 1868
Elected 8/12/1867

Sheriff: Lucian "Lute" B. Lindsey
Probate Judge: A.J. Boyakin
Commissioner: James H. Whitson
Auditor: Augustus W. Flournoy
Clerk: I.N. Smith
Treasurer: William W. Glidden
Assessor: Thomas D. Cahalan
Coroner: Joseph Forsythe
Surveyor: James H. Slater
Superintendent of Schools: Edward Rayner
Public Administrator: Albert Heed
Prosecuting Attorney: L.P. Higbee


Ada County Officials - 1869
Elected 8/10/1868

District Attorney: Albert Heed
Probate Judge: Robert L. Gillespie
Sheriff: Henry C. Bransetter
Auditor & Recorder: Woodson L. Flippen
Commissioners: Woodson Jeffereys, James H. McCarty
Clerk: Edward Rayner
Assessor: Thomas D. Cahalan
Treasurer: Cyrus Jacobs
Surveyor: Clifton Riley
Coroner: Dr. Augustus J. Thibodo
Constables: John Ward, Henry C. Riggs
Superintendent of Schools: George D.B. Miller
Administrator: Seth Bixby


Ada County Officials - 1871
Elected 6/6/1870

Sheriff: William Bryon
Treasurer: Charles Himrod
Auditor & Recorder: Augustus W. Flournoy
Assessor: Lewelyn R. Walters
Clerk: Caleb North
Commissioners: Elijah Frost, Eben Pinkham, Edwin Hunt
Probate Judge: Relf Bledsoe
Attorney: Henry E. Prickett
Superintendent of Schools: George D.B. Miller
Surveyor: James H. Slater
Coroner: Dr. John L. Stephens

NOTE: The election returns for Sheriff showed Lute Lindsey as winner, but in quick court action it was proved that the ballots of three Negroes, who had voted for William Bryon, had been thrown away. William Bryon won the Sheriff's post by two votes.


Ada County Officials - 1873
Elected 11/5/1872

Commissioners: Alexander Rossi, G.W. Gess, James Stephenson
Sheriff: William Bryon
Auditor & Recorder: Noah M. Hanthorn
Treasurer: Fred Dangel
Probate Judge: Relf Bledsoe
Assessor: Lewelyn R. Walters
Coroner:Dr. John L. Stephens


Ada County Officials - 1875
Elected 11/3/1874

Sheriff: James D. Agnew
Auditor & Recorder: Noah M. Hanthorn
Assessor: Joseph M. Thompson
Probate Judge: J.G. Peck
Commissioners: G.W. Gess, Alexander Rossi, Charles Simpson
Superintendent of Instruction: James H. Whitson, [but Whitson did not qualify]
Surveyor: William Randall
Treasurer: Charles P. Bilerback
Coroner: Caleb North


Ada County Officials - 1877
Elected 11/8/1876

Commissioners: John Hailey, James H. Bush, Woodson Jefferys
Auditor: Noah M. Hanthorn
ex-Officio Sup't of Public Instruction: Noah M. Hanthorn
Treasurer: Charles P. Bilderback
Sheriff: Joel B. Oldham
Probate Judge: William W. Glidden
Assessor & Tax Collector: Douglas Knox
Coroner: Dr. John L. Stephens


Ada County Officials - 1879
Elected 11/4/1878

Sheriff: Joel B. Oldham
Assessor: Douglas Knox
Auditor & Recorder: Noah M. Hanthorn
Treasurer: William Burdge, Jr.
Probate Judge: Thomas J. Curtis
Commissioners: J.R. Mammon, Alexander Rossi, Aaron Bascom


Ada County Officials - 1881
Elected 11/2/1880

District Attorney: H.M. Bennett
Probate Judge: Thomas J. Curtis
Sheriff: William Bryon
Recorder: David Heron
Treasurer: Charles Himrod
Assessor: S.H. Walker
Commissioners: Alexander Rossi, D. Masterson, Eben Pinkham
Surveyor: F.P. Cavanah
Coroner: Winfield W. McKay


Ada County Officials - 1882
Elected 11/7/1882

Probate Judge: Thomas J. Curtis
Sheriff: James N. Lawrence
Assessor: William C. Johnson
Recorder: B.S. Prickett
Treasurer: Edwin M. Reed
District Attorney: Thomas D. Cahalan
Commissioners: David Heron, Charles P. Bilderback, George Goodrich, Douglas Knox
Coroner: Winfield W. McKay
Superintendent of Schools: L.L. Shearer


Ada County Officials - 1885
Elected 11/4/1884

District Attorney: John M. Lamb
Probate Judge: Thomas J. Curtis
Sheriff: Joseph P. Wilson
Auditor & Recorder: Charles McConnell
Treasurer: Edgar B. Tage
Assessor: David Heron
Surveyor: Alexander Rossi
Coroner: P. Harmony
Commissioners: L.D. Potter, Murray, John Tharp


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