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Ohio: Auditors of State


Ohio Auditors of State, 1803-2007 (May be incomplete!)
Thomas Gibson 1803-08 Benjamin Hough 1808-15 Ralph Osborn 1815-33 John A. Bryan 1833-39 John Brough 1839-45 John Woods 1845-52 William Duane Morgan 1852-56 Francis M. Wright 1856-60 Robert W. Tayler 1860-63 Oviatt Cole 1863-64 James H. Goodman 1864-72 James Williams 1872-80 John F. Oglevee 1880-84 Emil Kieswetter 1884-88 Ebenezer W. Poe 1888-96 Walter D. Guilbert 1896-1909 Edward M. Fullington 1909-13 A. Vic Donahey 1913-21 Joseph T. Tracy 1921-37 Joseph T. Ferguson 1937-53 James A. Rhodes 1953-63 Roger W. Tracy 1963-64 Chester W. Goble 1964-65 Roger Cloud 1965-66 Archer E. Reilly 1966-67 Roger Cloud 1967-71 Joseph T. Ferguson 1971-75 Thomas E. Ferguson 1975-95 James M. Petro 1995-2003 Betty Montgomery 2003-07 Mary Taylor 2007-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1857: G. Volney Dorsey (Dem), defeated.
  • 1859: G. Volney Dorsey (Dem), defeated.
  • 1895: Walter D. Guilbert (Rep), elected.
  • 1899: Walter D. Guilbert (Rep), elected.
  • 1924 Aug 12: Daniel E. Butler (Dem), nominated; Floyd Atwill (Dem), defeated in primary; J. H. Kauffman (Dem), defeated in primary; Harry E. McCollister (Dem), defeated in primary; H. Sage Valentine (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 1924 Aug 12: Joseph T. Tracy (Rep), nominated unopposed.
  • 1924 Nov 4: Joseph T. Tracy (Rep), elected; Daniel E. Butler (Dem), defeated; Herbert R. Gill (Commonwealth Land), defeated; Fred Brown (Socialist Labor), defeated.
  • 1928 Aug 14: Daniel E. Butler (Dem), nominated; Alva L. Coddington (Dem), defeated in primary; Joseph T. Ferguson (Dem), defeated in primary; Charles H. Hubbell (Dem), defeated in primary; J. H. Kauffman (Dem), defeated in primary; Aaron Moul (Dem), defeated in primary; Lester C. Riddle (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 1928 Aug 14: Joseph T. Tracy (Rep), nominated; Stanley Cherrington (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1928 Nov 6: Joseph T. Tracy (Rep), elected; Frank Kalcec (Socialist Labor), defeated; James T. Orr (Prohibition), defeated; Joseph Coope (Workers Communist), defeated; Daniel E. Butler (Dem), defeated.
  • 1952: Joseph T. Ferguson (Dem), defeated.
  • 1956: James A. Rhodes (Rep), elected.
  • 1960: James A. Rhodes (Rep), elected.
  • 1994: James M. Petro (Rep), elected.
  • 2002: Betty Montgomery (Rep), elected.
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