Warren County Genealogical Society
Warren County, Ohio
Chapter of Ohio Genealogical Society
Prosecuting Attorney

 

(513) 695-1144

 


406 Justice Drive, Lebanon, Ohio 45036
Hours: 9 AM-4 PM Monday through Friday

Driving Directions

 wcgs@co.warren.oh.us

 

Warren County Prosecuting Attorneys

The office of Prosecuting Attorney started with statehood in 1803 as an appointed position as the legal advisor for all county officers and to represents the State of Ohio in prosecution of criminals.  This position became an elected one in 1833.  Currently the Prosecuting Attorney serves a four year term and must be a licensed attorney in the state of Ohio. 

Records kept by the Prosecuting Attorney include:

 

Years Served

Name

Years Served

Name

1803-1804

Daniel Symes

1909-1917

Alton Brown

1804-1806

Arthur St. Clair

1917-1919

Dean Stanley

1807-1817

Joshua Collett

1919-1923

Frank Cunningham

1818-1830

Thomas Corwin

1923-1941

C. Donald Dilatush

1831-1834

Anthony Howard Dunlevy

1941-1945

Meryl B. Gray

1835-1845

J. Milt Williams

1945-1949

Carl Abaecherli

1846-1851

J. Durbin Ward

1949-1957

Marvin E. Young

1851-1855

J. Kelly O'Neal

1957-1961

Fred E. Jones

1856-1859

Thomas F. Thompson

1961-1965

Stanley E. Kolb

1860-1865

George R. Sage

1965-1967

William Bowers

1866-1867

David Allen

1967

Mark Clark

1868-1869

Collin Ford

1967-1969

John Oswald

1870-1873

J. Kelly O'Neal

1969-1972

James D. Ruppert

1874-1879

David Allen

1972-1980

Morris Turkelson

1880-1882

Seth W. Brown

1980-1986

James L. Flannery1

1883-1886

J. Kelly O'Neall

1986-2003

Timothy A. Oliver2

1887-1892

Albert Anderson

2003-2011

Rachel A. Hutzel3

1893-1898

William McDonald

 2011

Bruce McGary4

1899-1901

Charles Dechant

 2011-current

David Fornshell5

1902-1909

George E. Young

 

 

Prosecuting Attorney Notes:

1.  James L. Flannery moves to the Common Pleas Court Domestic Division in 1986. 

2.  Timothy A. Oliver is appointed February 2003 to the Domestic Relations Judge position.

3.  Rachel Hutzel appointed to the 12th District Court of Appeals in spring of 2010.  Elected to this position in fall of 2010.  Her term as county
prosecuting attorney finished Feb 9, 2011.

4.  Bruce McGary appointed by Warren County Commissioners as interim prosecuting attorney effective at midnight Wednesday Feb 9, 2011,
and expiring pending the vote of the Central Committee on Tuesday Feb 15th, 2011. 

5.  David Fornshell elected by the Central Committee on Tues. Feb 15, 2011 to finish the last two years of Rachel Hutzel's unexpired term.  He was sworn in on Thurs. Feb 18, 2011. 

 

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This page created 7 May 2010 and  last updated on 17 February 2011