History

Grant County Sheriff's History

Sheriff Name Dates in Office
E.M. Heald (was appointed but did not qualify) 1873
E.A. Ziebarth 1873 - March 1874
E.M. Heald March 1874 - 1875
Ole O. Canestorp January - March 1876
Jacob Haslet March - December 1876
Ole D. Bartness 1877 - 1878
Hans P. Hansen 1879 - 1883
John T. Lindem 1883 - 1891
E.N. Nash 1891 - 1901
William B. Caldwell 1901 - 1902
Alfred Thompson 1903 - 1910
Oscar H. Hanson 1911 - 1922
Ed L. Johnson 1923 - 1938
Tobias Amundson 1939 - 1958
Vern Rairden 1959 - 1973
Walt Miller 1974 - 1976
Edward Williams 1977 - 1989
M.E. "Mickey" Wellnitz 1990
Greg Schelin 1991 - 1994
Dwight Walvatne 1995 - Present

Ole O. Canestrop Jan-Mar 1876

Ole Canestorp, Sheriff, Jan.-Mar. 1876

Hans P. Hansen 1879-1883

Hans P. Hanson, Sheriff, 1879-1883

William B. Caldwell 1901-1902

William B. Caldwell, G.C. Sheriff, 1902-03

Alfred Thompson 1903-1910

Alfred Thompson

Ed Johnson 1923-1938

Ed Johnson

Tobias Amundson 1939-1958

Tobias Amundson

Vern Rairden 1959-1973

Vern Rairden, Sheriff, 1959-1973

Walt Miller 1974-1976

Walt Miller, G.C. Sheriff, 1974-1976

Ed Williams 1977-1989

Ed Williams

M.E. "Mickey" Wellnitz 1990

Mickey Wellnitz, Sheriff, 1990