Sheriffs of Horry County
(These term dates are approximate)


Name                  Birth Death Term
John Durant     1804-?
Bethel Durant     1808-?
John Beaty 1762 24 October 1837 1812-?
Peter Vaught, Sr. 30 May 1784 19 January 1867 1815-?
Robert Reynolds Sessions     1818-1822
Benjamin Gause, Jr. 09 November 1801 04 March 1860 1822-1826
Josias (Josiah) Tillman Sessions Abt. 1790 1847 1826-1832
Solomon Sessions   1834 1833-1834
James Beaty 1804 06 December 1858 1834-
Garrett Gowen     1838-?
Benjamin Asher Bruton     1842-?
Thomas Sessions1     1843
Josias (Josiah) Tillman Sessions     1844-1846
James Jenkins Kirton Abt. 1804   1847-?
William Isaiah Graham 11 September 1822 03 August 1864 1851-1855 ?
William Hickory Johnston     1855-?
Daniel Lewis 31 July 1825   - 1865
John Newton     ? (appointed by Carpetbaggers)
Abijah Hollingsworth Skipper2 7 April 1821 28 October 1895 1868-1876 ?
Francis Ichabod Sessions3 1822 1884 1876-1884
Richard Green Sessions 1848 1890 1884-1890
William J. Sessions     1891-1901
Benjamin Jenkins Sessions     1902-1914
James Archibald Lewis March 30, 1858 February 07, 1930  
John O. Chestnut     1928-1932
William Edward Sessions Abt. 1889 3 Dec. 1963 1933-1939
Don Burroughs     1940-1942
William Edward Sessions Abt. 1889 3 Dec. 1963 1942-1942
Charles Ernest Sasser November 02, 1898 May 1975  1942-1952
John T. Henry May 05, 1905 March 29, 1972  1952-1960
Thomas M. Cannon 21 Mar 1890 18 Apr 1973 1960-1968
Matthew Leonard "M.L." Brown, Jr. January 17, 1922 February 06, 1995 1968 -
Arlon Smalls      
John T. "Teddy" Henry, Jr.     - 2000
Phillip E. Thompson     2001 -

1. Acting Coroner
2. Abijah Hollingsworth Skipper was also a member of the SC House of Representatives from Horry County.
3. Francis I. Sessions was also a member of the SC House of Representatives from Horry County 1874-1876.

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