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U.S. Marshals Service

Northern District of Iowa

History    

The United States Marshal’s Office in Dubuque Iowa was established in 1882.  The Dubuque office later closed and headquarters was established in Cedar Rapids Iowa, where it remains today.

 

Marshal

Date

Vice

George C. Heberling       September 25, 1882 (C) Original Appointment
George D. Perkins January 29, 1883 (S) Heberly (Temporary Commission)
William M. Desmond       July 17, 1885 (R)
June 23, 1886 (S)
Perkins (Suspended)
Edward Knott          September 23, 1889 (R)
March 6, 1890 (S)
Desmond (Removed)
William M. Desmond       February 19, 1849 Knott (Resigned)

Edward Knott                        

February 15, 1898 (S)
June 27, 1902 (S)
March 7, 1907 (R)
December 10, 1907
Desmond (Term Expired)
Eugene R. Moore              June 19, 1914 (C)
July 6, 1918 (C)
Knott (Term Expired)
Fred Davis     July 7, 1921 Moore (Resigned)
Charles Kloster  December 14, 1925 (C) Davis (Term Expired)
Don A. Preussner     January 16, 1930 (C) Kloster (Term Expired)
John B. Keefe              March 9, 1934 (C) Preussner (Term Expired)
Frederick E. Bierman            September 28, 1940 (C)
September 27, 1944 (C)
February 2, 1949 (C)
Keefe (Term Expired)
Clement W. Crahan    May 21, 1953 (C)
May 24, 1957 (C)
Bierman (Term Expired)
Covell H. Meek  April 14, 1961 (C)
May 22, 1965 (C)
February 28, 1969 (CA)
Crahan (Separated)
Melvin A. Hove    July 14, 1969 (C)
October 4, 1973 (C)
Meek (Resigned)
Jack A. Roe                    December 15, 1977 (C) Howe (Resigned)
James P. Jonker  December 9, 1981 (C)
June 16, 1986 (C)
Roe (Term Expired)
Dennis H. Blome    September 15, 1994 (C)  
John E. Quinn May 2002
Roger W. Arechiga   December 2003 Quinn (Deceased)
Timothy A. Junker

 

The following translation of abbreviations applies to the list:
        "R" - Recess appointment date
        "S" - Senate Confirmation date (used from 1789-1903)
        "C" - Commission date (used from 1903 to present)
        "C.A." - Court Appointment date
        "A.G." - Attorney General appointment date

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