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State Senators from Jefferson County–All Holders

# Office Holder Counties/District Party Tenure Start Reason End Reason
1   John Paul Jefferson, Switzerland Nov 4, 1816 to Dec 1, 1817 General Election Counties Added to District
   John Paul Jefferson, Switzerland, Jennings, Ripley Dec 1, 1817 to Dec 6, 1819 Counties Added to District
2   William Cotton Jefferson, Switzerland, Jennings, Ripley Dec 6, 1819 to Nov 27, 1820 General Election Counties Added to District
   William Cotton Jefferson, Switzerland, Jennings, Ripley, Scott Nov 27, 1820 to Nov 19, 1821 Counties Added to District Redistricting
3   Brooke Bennett Jefferson, Jennings Nov 19, 1821 to Dec 1, 1823 General Election
4   Milton Stapp Jefferson, Jennings Dec 1, 1823 to Dec 4, 1826 General Election
5   Israel Thompson Canby Jefferson, Jennings Dec 4, 1826 to Jul 1, 1828 General Election Resigned
   Vacant Jefferson, Jennings Jul 1, 1828 to Dec 1, 1828
6   John Sering Jefferson, Jennings Dec 1, 1828 to Dec 5, 1831 Special Election Redistricting
   John Sering Jefferson Dec 5, 1831 to Dec 3, 1832 Redistricting
7   David Hillis Jefferson Dec 3, 1832 to Dec 1, 1834 General Election Switched Parties
   David Hillis Jefferson Whig Dec 1, 1834 to Feb 6, 1837 Switched Parties Resigned
   Vacant Jefferson Feb 6, 1837 to Dec 4, 1837
8   Williamson Dunn Jefferson Whig Dec 4, 1837 to Dec 3, 1838 Special Election Lost Reelection Bid
9   Copeland Philip Jacob Arion Jefferson Whig Dec 3, 1838 to Dec 6, 1841 General Election Did Not Run
10   Jesse David Bright Jefferson Democratic Dec 6, 1841 to Apr 22, 1843 General Election Resigned
   Vacant Jefferson Apr 22, 1843 to Dec 4, 1843
11   Shadrach Wilber Jefferson Democratic Dec 4, 1843 to Dec 2, 1844 Special Election
12   Samuel Goodnow Jefferson Whig Dec 2, 1844 to Oct 16, 1848 General Election Died
   Vacant Jefferson Oct 16, 1848 to Dec 4, 1848
13   William Hendricks, Jr. Jefferson Whig Dec 4, 1848 to Dec 30, 1850 Special Election
14   Joseph Glass Marshall Jefferson Whig Dec 30, 1850 to Nov 3, 1852 General Election
15   John Henderson Sullivan Jefferson Democratic Nov 3, 1852 to Nov 8, 1854 General Election
16   John Robert Cravens Jefferson Indiana People's Party Nov 8, 1854 to Nov 5, 1856 General Election Switched Parties
   John Robert Cravens Jefferson Republican Nov 5, 1856 to Nov 5, 1862 Switched Parties
17   John Lutz Mansfield Jefferson Republican Nov 5, 1862 to Mar 9, 1863 General Election Resigned
18   James Young Allison Jefferson Republican Nov 9, 1864 to Nov 7, 1866 Special Election
   Vacant Jefferson Mar 6, 1865 to Nov 13, 1865
19   John Robert Cravens Jefferson Republican Nov 7, 1866 to Nov 9, 1870 General Election
20   Hiram Francisco Jefferson Democratic Nov 9, 1870 to Nov 4, 1874 General Election
21   John Loften Roe Jefferson Republican Nov 4, 1874 to Nov 1, 1876 General Election Died
   Vacant Jefferson Nov 1, 1876 to Jan 4, 1877
22   David Cummins Branham Jefferson Republican Nov 8, 1876 to Feb 20, 1877 Special Election Died
   Vacant Jefferson Feb 20, 1877 to Nov 6, 1878
23   Edwin Ruthven Wilson Jefferson Republican Nov 6, 1878 to Nov 8, 1882 General Election
24   James Hill Jefferson Democratic Nov 8, 1882 to Nov 3, 1886 General Election
25   David McClure Clark, Jefferson Democratic Nov 3, 1886 to Nov 5, 1890 General Election
26   John McGregor Clark, Jefferson Democratic Nov 5, 1890 to Nov 7, 1894 General Election
27   Ward Harrison Watson Clark, Jefferson Republican Nov 7, 1894 to Nov 9, 1898 General Election
28   William Anderson Guthrie Jefferson, Ripley, Switzerland Republican Nov 9, 1898 to Nov 5, 1902 General Election
29   James M. Singer Jefferson, Ripley, Switzerland Democratic Nov 5, 1902 to Nov 7, 1906 General Election
30   Donald McCallum Jefferson, Ripley, Switzerland Republican Nov 7, 1906 to Nov 9, 1910 General Election
31   Rowland Holman Jackson Jefferson, Ripley, Switzerland Democratic Nov 9, 1910 to Nov 8, 1916 General Election Redistricting
32   Joseph P. Hemphill Dearborn, Jefferson, Ohio, Switzerland Democratic Nov 8, 1916 to Nov 6, 1918 Redistricting
33   Joseph Marshall Cravens Dearborn, Jefferson, Ohio, Switzerland Democratic Nov 6, 1918 to Nov 8, 1922 General Election Redistricting
   Joseph Marshall Cravens Clark, Jefferson, Ohio, Switzerland Democratic Nov 8, 1922 to Nov 5, 1930 General Election
34   Russell Patrick Kehoe Clark, Jefferson, Ohio, Switzerland Democratic Nov 5, 1930 to Nov 7, 1934 General Election
35   Claude Burten McBride Clark, Jefferson, Ohio, Switzerland Democratic Nov 7, 1934 to Nov 4, 1942 General Election
36   Samuel Wilson Isler Clark, Jefferson, Ohio, Switzerland Republican Nov 4, 1942 to Nov 8, 1950 General Election
37   Warren Wilburne Martin, Jr. Clark, Jefferson, Ohio, Switzerland Democratic Nov 8, 1950 to Nov 5, 1958 General Election
38   Clifford Hedge Maschmeyer Clark, Jefferson, Ohio, Switzerland Democratic Nov 5, 1958 to Nov 7, 1962 General Election
39   James M. Plaskett Clark, Jefferson, Ohio, Switzerland Democratic Nov 7, 1962 to Nov 4, 1964 General Election Redistricting
   James M. Plaskett Clark, Jefferson, Switzerland Democratic Nov 4, 1964 to Nov 9, 1966 Redistricting Redistricting
   James M. Plaskett District 30 Democratic Nov 9, 1966 to Nov 8, 1972 General Election Redistricting
40   Wilfrid John Ullrich District 43 Democratic Nov 8, 1972 to Jun 8, 1977 Redistricting Died
   James M. Plaskett District 45 Democratic Nov 8, 1972 to Nov 6, 1974 Redistricting Lost Renomination Bid
42   James Albert Lewis, Jr. District 45 Democratic Nov 6, 1974 to Nov 8, 1978 General Election Lost Renomination Bid
   Vacant District 43 Jun 8, 1977 to Jul 8, 1977
43   Robert John Bischoff District 43 Democratic Jul 8, 1977 to Nov 8, 1978 Appointed by Caucus Lost Reelection Bid
44   Clay Patterson Baird District 45 Democratic Nov 8, 1978 to Nov 5, 1982 General Election Redistricting
45   James Albert Lewis, Jr. District 45 Democratic Nov 5, 1982 to Nov 3, 2010 General Election Lost Reelection Bid
46   Jim Smith District 45 Republican Nov 4, 1992 to Nov 7, 2018 General Election Did Not Run
47   Chris Garten District 45 Republican Nov 7, 2018 to Present General Election Present