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Grant County

Established: April 1, 1831
Named for: Capts. Samuel and Moses Grant
County seat: Marion
Other cities/towns: Fairmount, Gas City, Jonesboro
County number: 27

Chronological listing of State Senators for Grant County
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# Office Holder Counties/District Party Tenure
1   Daniel Worth Allen, Delaware, Elkhart, Grant, Randolph, St. Joseph Dec 5, 1831 to Dec 3, 1832
2   Samuel Hanna Allen, Delaware, Elkhart, Grant, Huntington, LaGrange, LaPorte, Randolph, St. Joseph, Wabash Dec 3, 1832 to Dec 1, 1834
3   Andrew Aker Delaware, Grant, Randolph Democratic Dec 1, 1834 to May 19, 1836
   Vacant Delaware, Grant, Randolph May 19, 1836 to Dec 5, 1836
4   Ezra Southwick Trask Grant, Huntington, Jay, Wabash Democratic Dec 5, 1836 to Feb 19, 1838
   Vacant Grant, Huntington, Jay, Wabash Feb 19, 1838 to Dec 3, 1838
5   James Trimble Blackford, Grant, Huntington, Jay, Wabash Democratic Dec 3, 1838 to Dec 2, 1839
6   John Foster Grant, Huntington, Jay, Wabash Democratic Dec 2, 1839 to Dec 6, 1841
   Delaware, Grant Democratic Dec 6, 1841 to Dec 5, 1842
7   James Hodge Delaware, Grant Whig Dec 5, 1842 to Dec 1, 1845
8   Richard Winchell Delaware, Grant Whig Dec 1, 1845 to Dec 7, 1846
   Delaware, Grant, Miami, Wabash Whig Dec 7, 1846 to Dec 6, 1847
   Delaware, Grant Whig Dec 6, 1847 to Dec 4, 1848
9   Joseph S. Buckles Delaware, Grant Democratic Dec 4, 1848 to Dec 1, 1851
10   Jacob Brugh Blackford, Delaware, Grant Democratic Dec 1, 1851 to Nov 3, 1852
11   Isaac Vandeventer Blackford, Delaware, Grant Whig Nov 3, 1852 to Nov 8, 1854
   Blackford, Delaware, Grant Indiana People's Party Nov 8, 1854 to Nov 5, 1856
12   Walter March Blackford, Delaware, Grant Republican Nov 5, 1856 to Nov 3, 1858
13   Hervey Craven Grant, Madison Republican Nov 3, 1858 to Nov 5, 1862
14   John Drake Marshall Grant, Madison Democratic Nov 5, 1862 to Nov 7, 1866
15   John Hunt Grant, Madison Democratic Nov 7, 1866 to Jan 25, 1867
16   Milton Stapp Robinson Grant, Madison Republican Jan 25, 1867 to Nov 4, 1868
17   Robert Huey Blackford, Grant, Jay Democratic Nov 4, 1868 to Mar 4, 1869
   Vacant Blackford, Grant, Jay Mar 4, 1869 to Mar 24, 1869
   Robert Huey Blackford, Grant, Jay Democratic Mar 24, 1869 to May 13, 1869
   Vacant Blackford, Grant, Jay May 13, 1869 to Nov 9, 1870
18   Asbury E. Steele Blackford, Grant, Jay Republican Nov 9, 1870 to Nov 4, 1874
19   Isaac Underwood Blackford, Grant, Jay Republican Nov 4, 1874 to Nov 6, 1878
20   Thomas Samuel Briscoe Blackford, Grant, Jay Democratic Nov 6, 1878 to Nov 3, 1880
21   Charles Lewis Henry Grant, Madison Republican Nov 3, 1880 to Nov 5, 1884
22   James Scott Shively Grant, Madison Democratic Nov 5, 1884 to Nov 7, 1888
23   Arthur E. Harlan Grant, Madison Republican Nov 7, 1888 to Nov 9, 1892
24   Oscar A. Baker Grant, Madison Republican Nov 9, 1892 to Nov 4, 1896
25   Lafayette Johnson Grant, Madison Republican Nov 4, 1896 to Nov 9, 1898
26   James A. Charles Grant Republican Nov 9, 1898 to Nov 5, 1902
   George A. Osborn Blackford, Grant, Wells Republican Nov 9, 1898 to Nov 5, 1902
28   Charles C. Lyons Grant Republican Nov 5, 1902 to Nov 7, 1906
   Samuel Lamb Stricler Blackford, Grant, Wells Republican Nov 5, 1902 to Nov 7, 1906
30   John Tedrick Strange Grant Republican Nov 7, 1906 to Nov 4, 1914
   Burtney William Shafer Blackford, Grant, Wells Democratic Nov 7, 1906 to Nov 9, 1910
32   Bernard Bobbs Shively Blackford, Grant, Wells Democratic Nov 9, 1910 to Nov 4, 1914
33   Willard Beharrell Gemmill Grant Republican Nov 4, 1914 to Nov 6, 1918
   Elias Montgomery Rinear Blackford, Grant, Wells Democratic Nov 4, 1914 to Jun 6, 1915
   Vacant Blackford, Grant, Wells Jun 6, 1915 to Nov 8, 1916
35   Alfred Hogston Grant Republican Nov 6, 1918 to Nov 8, 1922
36   Ora C. King Grant Democratic Nov 8, 1922 to Nov 3, 1926
37   George B. Nottingham Grant Republican Nov 3, 1926 to Nov 5, 1930
38   Jesse Mowan Ballard Grant Democratic Nov 5, 1930 to Nov 7, 1934
39   Edward Cormacan Hays Grant Democratic Nov 7, 1934 to Nov 9, 1938
40   Thurman Arthur Biddinger Grant Republican Nov 9, 1938 to Mar 8, 1943
   Vacant Grant Mar 8, 1943 to Nov 8, 1944
41   Palmer Ray Edgerton Grant Republican Nov 8, 1944 to Nov 8, 1950
42   Alexander Burr Sheron Grant Republican Nov 8, 1950 to Nov 5, 1958
43   Albert Morris Hall Grant Republican Nov 5, 1958 to Nov 4, 1964
   Grant, Wabash Republican Nov 4, 1964 to Nov 9, 1966
44   Frank James Biddinger District 13 Republican Nov 9, 1966 to Nov 4, 1970
45   Willard Wayne Townsend District 13 Democratic Nov 4, 1970 to Nov 8, 1972
46   Paul Merton Stanley District 21 Democratic Nov 8, 1972 to Nov 8, 1978
47   Roger Lee Jessup District 20 Republican Nov 8, 1978 to Nov 9, 1988
48   Willard Wayne Townsend District 19 Democratic Nov 3, 1982 to Nov 5, 1986
49   Anthony C. Maidenburg District 20 Democratic Nov 5, 1986 to Nov 4, 1992
50   Larry David Macklin District 19 Democratic Nov 4, 1992 to Nov 9, 1994
51   Gary (Doc) Dillon District 17 Republican Nov 9, 1994 to Nov 3, 2010
52   David C. Ford District 19 Republican Nov 6, 2002 to Mar 5, 2008
   Vacant District 19 Mar 5, 2008 to Mar 29, 2008
53   Jim Banks District 17 Republican Mar 29, 2008 to Dec 5, 2014
54   Travis Holdman District 19 Republican Nov 7, 2012 to Present
   James R. Buck District 21 Republican Nov 7, 2012 to Present
56   Amanda Banks District 17 Republican Dec 5, 2014 to May 8, 2015
57   Jim Banks District 17 Republican May 8, 2015 to Nov 9, 2016
   Vacant District 17 Nov 9, 2016 to Dec 6, 2016
58   Andy Zay District 17 Republican Dec 6, 2016 to Present