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U.S. Marshals Service

Western District of Tennessee

History  

Marshal

Status

Date

Hays, Robert Senate Confirmation February 13, 1801
Childress, John Jr. Senate Confirmation December 15, 1803
Purdy, Robert Senate Confirmation October 22, 1819
Marshall, Samuel B. Recess Appointment April 8, 1831
Chester, Robert I. Senate Confirmation June 26, 1838
Guthrie, Andrew Senate Confirmation February 19, 1850
Chester, Robert I. Senate Confirmation March 16, 1853
McClanahan, Hamden Senate Confirmation March 12, 1857
Gardner, Thomas J. Senate Confirmation March 27, 1861
Ryder, Martin T Senate Confirmation January 18, 1866
Tomeny, H. M. Senate Confirmation April 19, 1867
Eaton, Lucien B. Senate Confirmation January 24, 1870
Williamson, Milton T. Senate Confirmation May 15, 1878
Freeman, James H. Recess Appointment June 12, 1885
Yancey, Thomas B. Recess Appointment August 11, 1886
Brown, James W. Recess Appointment May 2, 1889
Manson, Joseph A. Senate Confirmation October 10, 1893
Baker, Thomas H. Senate Confirmation March 9, 1898
Elgin, Frank S. Senate Confirmation June 28, 1902
Johnson, J. Sam Commission April 25, 1910
Trezevant, Stanley H. Commission February 13, 1915
Appleby, W. F. Commission March 29, 1922
Abernathy, Terry Court Appointment February 29, 1924
Rogers, Arthur Commission May 20, 1924
Bates, B. Money, Jr. Commission June 13, 1933
Miles, Charles W. Commission August 11, 1937
Dixon, James M. Court Appointment January 20, 1945
King, Ben I. Commission April 7, 1945
Smith, William E. Commission May 28, 1954
Williams, John T. Commission May 12, 1955
Harrison, George C. Commission March 1, 1960
Ellis, Cato U. Commission May 16, 1961
Tallent, George R. Commission October 2, 1969
Moore, Richard N. Commission June 27, 1975
Durham, Willie D., Sr. Commission October 1977
Callery, John T. Commission April 22, 1982
Stanton, David L. Attorney General Appointment January 3, 1994
Wood, Wesley J. "Buck" Commission February 28, 1994
Jolley, David G. Commission February 20, 2002
Laster, Ed Acting May 12, 2009

 

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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