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State Representatives from Benton County–All Holders

# Office Holder Counties/District Party Tenure Start Reason End Reason
1   Robert Newell Benton, Pulaski, White, Jasper Whig Dec 7, 1840 to Dec 6, 1841 General Election
2   William Coon Benton, Jasper, Pulaski, White Democratic Dec 6, 1841 to Dec 5, 1842 General Election
3   Ira Brown Benton, Jasper, Pulaski, White Democratic Dec 5, 1842 to Dec 4, 1843 General Election
4   David McConnell Benton, Jasper, Pulaski, White Democratic Dec 4, 1843 to Dec 2, 1844 General Election
5   Gideon S. Brecount Benton, Jasper, Pulaski, White Democratic Dec 2, 1844 to Dec 1, 1845 General Election
6   William Coon Benton, Jasper, Pulaski, White Democratic Dec 1, 1845 to Dec 7, 1846 General Election
7   Samuel Deckard Benton, Jasper, Pulaski, White Democratic Dec 7, 1846 to Dec 6, 1847 General Election
8   David McConnell Benton, Jasper, Pulaski, White Democratic Dec 6, 1847 to Dec 4, 1848 General Election
9   Roland Hughes Benton, Jasper, Pulaski, White Democratic Dec 4, 1848 to Dec 3, 1849 General Election
10   William Hambel Salter Benton, Jasper, Pulaski, White Democratic Dec 3, 1849 to Dec 30, 1850 General Election
11   John M. Cowan Benton, Jasper, Pulaski, White Whig Dec 30, 1850 to Dec 1, 1851 General Election
12   Solomon Hays Benton, White Democratic Dec 1, 1851 to Nov 3, 1852 General Election
13   David Turpie Benton, White Democratic Nov 3, 1852 to Nov 8, 1854 General Election
14   James H. Thomas Benton, White Indiana People's Party Nov 8, 1854 to Nov 5, 1856 General Election
15   William Hawkins Benton, White Republican Nov 5, 1856 to Nov 3, 1858 General Election
16   David Turpie Benton, White Democratic Nov 3, 1858 to Nov 7, 1860 General Election
17   Anson Hurd Benton, White Republican Nov 7, 1860 to Nov 5, 1862 General Election
18   John T. Richardson Benton, White Democratic Nov 5, 1862 to Nov 9, 1864 General Election
19   Thomas Atkinson Benton, White Republican Nov 9, 1864 to Nov 7, 1866 General Election
20   George W. Spencer Benton, White Republican Nov 7, 1866 to Nov 4, 1868 General Election
21   Jonathan Lamborn Benton, White Republican Nov 4, 1868 to Nov 9, 1870 General Election
22   John Wesley Wilmer Benton, White Republican Nov 9, 1870 to Nov 6, 1872 General Election
23   Robert Gregory Benton, White Democratic Nov 6, 1872 to Nov 4, 1874 General Election
24   James M. Emerson Benton, Newton Indiana Independent Party Nov 4, 1874 to Nov 8, 1876 General Election
25   Andrew Hall Benton, Newton Republican Nov 8, 1876 to Nov 6, 1878 General Election
26   James M. Rodman Benton, Newton Republican Nov 6, 1878 to Nov 3, 1880 General Election
27   John Price Carr Benton, White Republican Nov 3, 1880 to Nov 8, 1882 General Election
   John Gregory Benton, Warren Republican Nov 3, 1880 to Nov 8, 1882 General Election
29   Truman Kirkpatrick Benton, White Republican Nov 8, 1882 to Nov 5, 1884 General Election
   Ulric Zwingle Wiley Benton, Warren Republican Nov 8, 1882 to Nov 5, 1884 General Election
31   James Harvey McBroom Benton, Warren Republican Nov 5, 1884 to Nov 3, 1886 General Election
   John G. Timmons Benton, White Democratic Nov 5, 1884 to Nov 3, 1886 General Election
33   George E. Nolin Benton, Warren Republican Nov 3, 1886 to Nov 7, 1888 General Election
34   William H. Goodwine Benton, Warren Republican Nov 7, 1888 to Nov 5, 1890 General Election
35   Joseph F. Sleeper Benton, Warren Republican Nov 5, 1890 to Nov 9, 1892 General Election
36   James M. Hunter Benton, Warren Republican Nov 9, 1892 to Nov 4, 1896 General Election
37   Edward Grant Hall Benton, Warren Republican Nov 4, 1896 to Nov 9, 1898 General Election Redistricting
   Edward Grant Hall Benton, Newton Republican Nov 9, 1898 to Nov 7, 1900 General Election
38   Stephen Reed Allen Benton, Newton Republican Nov 7, 1900 to Nov 5, 1902 General Election
39   Harry Jay Caldwell Benton, Newton Republican Nov 5, 1902 to Nov 9, 1904 General Election
40   Anson B. McAdams Benton, Newton Republican Nov 9, 1904 to Nov 7, 1906 General Election
41   Edward L. Zeis Benton, Warren Republican Nov 7, 1906 to Nov 4, 1908 General Election
42   Isaac Elmer Switzer Benton, Warren Republican Nov 4, 1908 to Nov 9, 1910 General Election
43   George Wesley Colvert Benton, Warren Republican Nov 9, 1910 to Nov 6, 1912 General Election
44   Stephen Sappington Dougherty Benton, Warren Republican Nov 6, 1912 to Nov 8, 1916 General Election
45   William Logan Wood Benton, Jasper, Newton Republican Nov 8, 1916 to Nov 3, 1920 General Election
46   Jacob D. Rich Benton, Jasper, Newton Republican Nov 3, 1920 to Nov 8, 1922 General Election Redistricting
47   Harry Kretschman Benton, White Republican Nov 8, 1922 to Nov 5, 1924 General Election
48   Charles Victor Kellar Benton, White Republican Nov 5, 1924 to Nov 7, 1928 General Election
49   Ernest Merrick Hawkins Benton, White Republican Nov 7, 1928 to Nov 5, 1930 General Election
50   John Fred Dahling Benton, White Democratic Nov 5, 1930 to Nov 7, 1934 General Election
51   Glenn Raymond Slenker, Sr. Benton, White Republican Nov 7, 1934 to Nov 9, 1966 General Election Redistricting
   Glenn Raymond Slenker, Sr. District 7 Republican Nov 9, 1966 to Nov 4, 1970 General Election
52   John (Jack) Martin Guy District 7 Republican Nov 4, 1970 to Nov 8, 1972 General Election Redistricting
   John (Jack) Martin Guy District 20 Republican Nov 8, 1972 to Nov 6, 1974 General Election Lost Reelection Bid
53   James Prather Jontz District 20 Democratic Nov 6, 1974 to Nov 3, 1982 General Election Redistricting
54   James Leroy (Lee) Clingan District 42 Democratic Nov 3, 1982 to Nov 9, 1988 General Election Did Not Run
   James Prather Jontz District 25 Democratic Nov 3, 1982 to Nov 7, 1984 General Election Ran For Other Office
56   Katie Wolf District 25 Democratic Nov 7, 1984 to Dec 6, 1986 General Election Assumed Other Office
   Vacant District 25 Dec 6, 1986 to Dec 20, 1986
57   Claire M. Leuck District 25 Democratic Dec 20, 1986 to Nov 6, 2002 Appointed by Caucus Did Not Run
58   Don Lehe District 15 Republican Nov 6, 2002 to Nov 7, 2012 General Election Redistricting
59   Sharon Negele District 13 Republican Nov 7, 2012 to Present General Election Present