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Ripley County

Established: December 27, 1816
Named for: Gen. Eleazer Wheelock Ripley
County seat: Versailles
Other cities/towns: Batesville
County number: 69

Chronological listing of State Senators for Ripley County
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# Office Holder Counties/District Party Tenure
1   John Paul Jefferson, Switzerland, Jennings, Ripley Dec 1, 1817 to Dec 6, 1819
   Ezra Ferris Dearborn, Ripley Dec 1, 1817 to Dec 6, 1819
3   John Gray Dearborn, Ripley Dec 6, 1819 to Nov 19, 1821
   William Cotton Jefferson, Switzerland, Jennings, Ripley Dec 6, 1819 to Nov 27, 1820
   Jefferson, Switzerland, Jennings, Ripley, Scott Nov 27, 1820 to Nov 19, 1821
   Ripley, Switzerland Nov 19, 1821 to Dec 2, 1822
5   George Craig Ripley, Switzerland Dec 2, 1822 to Dec 5, 1825
6   William Cotton Ripley, Switzerland Dec 5, 1825 to Dec 1, 1828
7   Stephen C. Stevens Ripley, Switzerland Dec 1, 1828 to Dec 5, 1831
8   John L. Dumont Ripley, Switzerland Dec 5, 1831 to Dec 1, 1834
   Ripley, Switzerland Whig Dec 1, 1834 to Dec 5, 1836
9   Thomas Smith Ripley Democratic Dec 5, 1836 to Feb 18, 1839
   Vacant Ripley Feb 18, 1839 to Dec 2, 1839
   Vacant Ripley Feb 18, 1839 to Dec 2, 1839
10   James Harrison Cravens Ripley Whig Dec 2, 1839 to Dec 6, 1841
11   William Thomas Samuel Cornett Ripley Whig Dec 6, 1841 to Dec 2, 1844
12   Henry J. Bowers Ripley Whig Dec 2, 1844 to Dec 6, 1847
13   William Thomas Samuel Cornett Ripley Whig Dec 6, 1847 to Dec 30, 1850
14   Hiram Knowlton Ripley Whig Dec 30, 1850 to Nov 3, 1852
15   Luther Shook Ripley Democratic Nov 3, 1852 to Nov 5, 1856
16   Robert Wilson Fisk Ripley Democratic Nov 5, 1856 to Nov 7, 1860
17   James S. Hull Ripley Republican Nov 7, 1860 to Jun 2, 1861
18   William Lynn Hartley Ripley Democratic Nov 5, 1862 to Nov 9, 1864
19   William Hyatt Ripley Republican Nov 9, 1864 to Nov 4, 1868
20   Moses Kelley Rosebrugh Ripley, Switzerland Democratic Nov 9, 1870 to Nov 4, 1874
21   William Culbertson Ohio, Ripley, Switzerland Democratic Nov 4, 1874 to Nov 6, 1878
22   Levin James Woollen Ohio, Ripley, Switzerland Democratic Nov 6, 1878 to Nov 3, 1880
23   Stephen Elbert Urmson Franklin, Ripley Democratic Nov 3, 1880 to Nov 8, 1882
24   Chester R. Faulkner Franklin, Ripley Democratic Nov 8, 1882 to Nov 3, 1886
25   Stephen Elbert Urmston Franklin, Ripley, Union Democratic Nov 3, 1886 to Nov 5, 1890
26   William G. Holland Franklin, Ripley, Union Democratic Nov 5, 1890 to Nov 7, 1894
27   Francis Marion Alexander Franklin, Ripley, Union Democratic Nov 7, 1894 to Nov 9, 1898
28   William Anderson Guthrie Jefferson, Ripley, Switzerland Republican Nov 9, 1898 to Nov 5, 1902
29   James M. Singer Jefferson, Ripley, Switzerland Democratic Nov 5, 1902 to Nov 7, 1906
30   Donald McCallum Jefferson, Ripley, Switzerland Republican Nov 7, 1906 to Nov 9, 1910
31   Rowland Holman Jackson Jefferson, Ripley, Switzerland Democratic Nov 9, 1910 to Nov 8, 1916
   Franklin, Jennings, Ripley, Union Democratic Nov 8, 1916 to Nov 6, 1918
32   Cecil Carson Tague Franklin, Jennings, Ripley, Union Republican Nov 6, 1918 to Nov 8, 1922
33   John Francis Lochard Dearborn, Jennings, Ripley Democratic Nov 8, 1922 to Nov 7, 1934
34   William Terrence Fitzgerald Dearborn, Jennings, Ripley Democratic Nov 7, 1934 to Mar 10, 1937
   Vacant Dearborn, Jennings, Ripley Mar 10, 1937 to Nov 9, 1938
35   William Hunter O'Brien, Jr. Dearborn, Jennings, Ripley Democratic Nov 9, 1938 to Mar 6, 1940
   Vacant Dearborn, Jennings, Ripley Mar 6, 1940 to Nov 6, 1940
36   Charles Wilson Jewett Dearborn, Jennings, Ripley Republican Nov 6, 1940 to Nov 6, 1946
37   Clyde Martin Matthews Dearborn, Jennings, Ripley Republican Nov 6, 1946 to Nov 8, 1950
38   Edgar Doud Whitcomb Dearborn, Jennings, Ripley Republican Nov 8, 1950 to Nov 3, 1954
39   James L. Dunn Dearborn, Jennings, Ripley Republican Nov 3, 1954 to Nov 5, 1958
40   Raymond Maxwell Baker Dearborn, Jennings, Ripley Democratic Nov 5, 1958 to Nov 7, 1962
41   Wilfrid John Ullrich Dearborn, Jennings, Ripley Democratic Nov 7, 1962 to Nov 4, 1964
   Dearborn, Jennings, Ohio, Ripley Democratic Nov 4, 1964 to Nov 9, 1966
   District 31 Democratic Nov 9, 1966 to Nov 8, 1972
   District 43 Democratic Nov 8, 1972 to Jun 8, 1977
   Vacant District 43 Jun 8, 1977 to Jul 8, 1977
42   Robert John Bischoff District 43 Democratic Jul 8, 1977 to Nov 8, 1978
43   Johnny Westley Nugent District 43 Republican Nov 8, 1978 to Nov 5, 2014
44   Jean Leising District 42 Republican Nov 7, 2012 to Present
45   Chip Perfect District 43 Republican Nov 5, 2014 to Present