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Vigo County

Established: February 15, 1818
Named for: Col. Francis Vigo
County seat: Terre Haute
County number: 84

Chronological listing of State Representatives for Vigo County
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# Office Holder Counties/District Party Tenure
1   Joseph Warner Daviess, Knox, Sullivan, Vigo, Dubois, Pike Dec 7, 1818 to Nov 27, 1820
   Robert Buntin, Jr. Daviess, Knox, Sullivan, Vigo, Dubois, Pike Dec 7, 1818 to Dec 6, 1819
   George Rogers Clark Sullivan Daviess, Knox, Sullivan, Vigo, Dubois, Pike Dec 7, 1818 to Dec 6, 1819
4   Peter Buell Allen Daviess, Knox, Owen, Sullivan, Vigo, Dubois, Pike Dec 6, 1819 to Nov 27, 1820
   Thomas Holdsworth Blake Daviess, Knox, Owen, Sullivan, Vigo, Dubois, Pike Dec 6, 1819 to Nov 27, 1820
6   John McDonald Daviess, Knox, Owen, Sullivan, Vigo, Dubois, Pike Nov 27, 1820 to Nov 19, 1821
   Robert Sturgus Daviess, Knox, Owen, Sullivan, Vigo, Dubois, Pike Nov 27, 1820 to Nov 19, 1821
   George Rogers Clark Sullivan Daviess, Knox, Owen, Sullivan, Vigo, Dubois, Pike Nov 27, 1820 to Nov 19, 1821
9   Joseph Shelby Parke, Vigo Nov 19, 1821 to Dec 2, 1822
10   Lucius H. Scott Parke, Vigo, Putnam Dec 2, 1822 to Dec 1, 1823
11   Thomas Holdsworth Blake Parke, Vigo, Putnam Dec 1, 1823 to Jan 10, 1825
12   James M. Farrington Parke, Vermillion, Vigo Jan 10, 1825 to Dec 5, 1825
13   James Blair Parke, Vermillion, Clay, Vigo Dec 5, 1825 to Dec 4, 1826
14   John Jackson Vigo Dec 4, 1826 to Dec 3, 1827
15   Nathaniel Huntington Vigo Dec 3, 1827 to Sep 29, 1828
   Vacant Vigo Sep 29, 1828 to Dec 1, 1828
16   Demas Deming Vigo Dec 1, 1828 to Dec 7, 1829
17   Thomas Holdsworth Blake Vigo Dec 7, 1829 to Dec 6, 1830
18   Amory Kinney Vigo Dec 6, 1830 to Dec 5, 1831
19   Theodore C. Cone Vigo Dec 5, 1831 to Dec 19, 1831
   Vacant Vigo Dec 19, 1831 to Jan 7, 1832
20   Elisha Mills Huntington Vigo Jan 7, 1832 to Dec 1, 1834
21   Ralph Wilson Vigo Democratic Dec 1, 1834 to Dec 7, 1835
22   Elisha Mills Huntington Vigo Whig Dec 7, 1835 to Dec 5, 1836
23   Thomas Dowling Vigo Whig Dec 5, 1836 to Dec 3, 1838
   William Wines Vigo Democratic Dec 5, 1836 to Dec 3, 1838
25   George Washington Cutter Vigo Whig Dec 3, 1838 to Dec 7, 1840
   Amory Kinney Vigo Whig Dec 3, 1838 to Dec 2, 1839
27   Joseph Sherburne Jenckes Vigo Whig Dec 2, 1839 to Dec 6, 1841
28   Thomas Dowling Vigo Whig Dec 7, 1840 to Dec 6, 1841
   James M. Farrington Vigo Whig Dec 7, 1840 to Dec 6, 1841
30   John Hodges Vigo Whig Dec 6, 1841 to Dec 1, 1845
   William Wines Vigo Democratic Dec 6, 1841 to Dec 5, 1842
32   Septer Patrick Vigo Whig Dec 5, 1842 to Dec 4, 1843
   John D. Strain Vigo Whig Dec 5, 1842 to Dec 4, 1843
34   Caleb Garrett Vigo Whig Dec 4, 1843 to Dec 1, 1845
   Thomas Dowling Vigo Whig Dec 4, 1843 to Dec 2, 1844
36   David M. Jones Vigo Whig Dec 2, 1844 to Dec 1, 1845
37   Grafton Fleener Cookerly Vigo Whig Dec 1, 1845 to Dec 7, 1846
   Thomas Dowling Vigo Whig Dec 1, 1845 to Dec 7, 1846
39   John Dowling Vigo Whig Dec 7, 1846 to Dec 6, 1847
   William Kirkpatrick Edwards Vigo Whig Dec 7, 1846 to Dec 6, 1847
41   Grafton Fleener Cookerly Vigo Democratic Dec 6, 1847 to Dec 4, 1848
   Cephas S. Holden Vigo Democratic Dec 6, 1847 to Dec 4, 1848
   Amory Kinney Vigo Whig Dec 6, 1847 to Dec 4, 1848
44   William Kirkpatrick Edwards Vigo Whig Dec 4, 1848 to Dec 1, 1851
   Thomas Dowling Vigo Whig Dec 4, 1848 to Dec 3, 1849
46   Lenas A. Burnett Vigo Whig Dec 3, 1849 to Dec 30, 1850
47   William W. Goodman Vigo Whig Dec 30, 1850 to Dec 1, 1851
   John Palmer Usher Vigo Whig Dec 30, 1850 to Dec 1, 1851
49   Samuel Barnes Gookins Vigo Whig Dec 1, 1851 to Nov 3, 1852
   Robert Noble Hudson Vigo Whig Dec 1, 1851 to Nov 3, 1852
51   Lenas A. Burnett Vigo Whig Nov 3, 1852 to Nov 8, 1854
   William W. Goodman Vigo Whig Nov 3, 1852 to Nov 8, 1854
   Harvey David Scott Vigo Whig Nov 3, 1852 to Nov 8, 1854
54   Virgil Justus Burnett Vigo Indiana People's Party Nov 8, 1854 to Nov 5, 1856
   Robert Noble Hudson Vigo Indiana People's Party Nov 8, 1854 to Nov 5, 1856
56   William H. Bryan Vigo Democratic Nov 5, 1856 to Nov 3, 1858
   Solomon Claypool Vigo Democratic Nov 5, 1856 to Nov 3, 1858
58   John Paul Baird Vigo Republican Nov 3, 1858 to Nov 7, 1860
   William Kirkpatrick Edwards Vigo Know Nothing Nov 3, 1858 to Nov 7, 1860
60   Nathaniel Lee Vigo Republican Nov 7, 1860 to Nov 5, 1862
   William Edward McLean Vigo Democratic Nov 7, 1860 to Nov 5, 1862
62   Bayless W. Hanna Vigo Democratic Nov 5, 1862 to Nov 9, 1864
   John W. Kemp Vigo Democratic Nov 5, 1862 to Nov 9, 1864
64   Fletcher M. Meredith Vigo Republican Nov 9, 1864 to Nov 7, 1866
   John E. Woodruff Vigo Republican Nov 9, 1864 to Nov 7, 1866
66   John G. Crain Vigo Republican Nov 7, 1866 to Nov 4, 1868
   William Edward McLean Vigo Republican Nov 7, 1866 to Nov 4, 1868
68   Emsley Hamilton Vigo Republican Nov 4, 1868 to Nov 9, 1870
   Isaac N. Pierce Vigo Republican Nov 4, 1868 to Nov 9, 1870
70   Isaiah Donham Vigo Democratic Nov 9, 1870 to Nov 6, 1872
   William Gray Mack Vigo Democratic Nov 9, 1870 to Nov 6, 1872
72   William Kirkpatrick Edwards Vigo Republican Nov 6, 1872 to Nov 4, 1874
   Patrick Henry Lee Vigo Republican Nov 6, 1872 to Feb 22, 1873
   Vacant Vigo Feb 22, 1873 to Nov 4, 1874
74   Joseph Gilbert Vigo Democratic Nov 4, 1874 to Nov 8, 1876
   Benjamin F. Havens Vigo Democratic Nov 4, 1874 to Nov 8, 1876
76   Ambrose B. Carlton Vigo Democratic Nov 8, 1876 to Nov 6, 1878
   William Arthur Connely Vigo Democratic Nov 8, 1876 to Nov 6, 1878
78   Isaac N. Kester Vigo Democratic Nov 6, 1878 to Nov 3, 1880
   Robert Van Valzah Vigo Democratic Nov 6, 1878 to Nov 3, 1880
80   William H. Melrath Vigo Republican Nov 3, 1880 to Nov 8, 1882
   Dick Thompson Morgan Vigo Republican Nov 3, 1880 to Nov 8, 1882
82   Isaac N. Kester Vigo Democratic Nov 8, 1882 to Nov 5, 1884
   Philip Schloss Vigo Democratic Nov 8, 1882 to Nov 5, 1884
84   Reuben Butz Vigo Democratic Nov 5, 1884 to Nov 3, 1886
   Eugene Victor Debs Vigo Democratic Nov 5, 1884 to Nov 3, 1886
86   John Thomas Beasley Sullivan, Vermillion, Vigo Democratic Nov 3, 1886 to Nov 7, 1888
   Wesley Glover Vigo Republican Nov 3, 1886 to Nov 7, 1888
   Cornelius Meagher Vigo Democratic Nov 3, 1886 to Jan 14, 1887
89   Henry Clay Dickerson Vigo Republican Jan 14, 1887 to Nov 7, 1888
90   William H. Berry Vigo Republican Nov 7, 1888 to Nov 5, 1890
   Elisha A. Lacy Sullivan, Vermillion, Vigo Democratic Nov 7, 1888 to Nov 5, 1890
   Marion McQuilkin Vigo Republican Nov 7, 1888 to Nov 5, 1890
93   Isaac W. Beauchamp Vigo Democratic Nov 5, 1890 to Nov 9, 1892
   Isaac N. Kester Sullivan, Vermillion, Vigo Democratic Nov 5, 1890 to Nov 9, 1892
   Jonathan S. Lee Vigo Democratic Nov 5, 1890 to Nov 9, 1892
96   Peter S. Kester Vigo Democratic Nov 9, 1892 to Nov 7, 1894
   John W. Redman Sullivan, Vermillion, Vigo Democratic Nov 9, 1892 to Nov 7, 1894
   William I. Stark Vigo Democratic Nov 9, 1892 to Nov 7, 1894
99   Ora D. Davis Sullivan, Vermillion, Vigo Republican Nov 7, 1894 to Nov 4, 1896
   Louis Finkbiner Vigo Republican Nov 7, 1894 to Nov 4, 1896
   Thomas H. Spaulding Vigo Republican Nov 7, 1894 to Nov 4, 1896
102   William H. Berry Vigo Republican Nov 4, 1896 to Nov 9, 1898
   Cassius H. Morgan Vigo Republican Nov 4, 1896 to Nov 9, 1898
   George F. Plew Sullivan, Vermillion, Vigo Democratic Nov 4, 1896 to Nov 9, 1898
105   John Foster Compton Vermillion, Vigo Republican Nov 9, 1898 to Nov 7, 1900
   Crandell Durham Vigo Republican Nov 9, 1898 to Nov 7, 1900
   Charles Whitcomb Vigo Republican Nov 9, 1898 to Nov 7, 1900
108   John Durham Clem Vigo Republican Nov 7, 1900 to Nov 5, 1902
   Alvin W. Dudley Vigo Republican Nov 7, 1900 to Nov 5, 1902
   Daniel C. Johnson Vermillion, Vigo Republican Nov 7, 1900 to Nov 5, 1902
111   Megginson Hall Vigo Republican Nov 5, 1902 to Nov 9, 1904
   Wesley Andrew Nehf Vigo Republican Nov 5, 1902 to Nov 9, 1904
   George Lincoln Watson Vermillion, Vigo Republican Nov 5, 1902 to Nov 9, 1904
114   William E. Houk Vigo Republican Nov 9, 1904 to Nov 7, 1906
   Otis McCullough Keyes Vermillion, Vigo Republican Nov 9, 1904 to Nov 7, 1906
   Oliver L. Wilson Vigo Republican Nov 9, 1904 to Nov 7, 1906
117   Frank B. Hay Vigo Democratic Nov 7, 1906 to Nov 9, 1910
   Daniel C. Johnson Vermillion, Vigo Republican Nov 7, 1906 to Nov 4, 1908
   John F. Joyce Vigo Democratic Nov 7, 1906 to Nov 4, 1908
120   J. Delbert Foor Vigo Democratic Nov 4, 1908 to Nov 6, 1912
   George De Witt Sunkel Vermillion, Vigo Democratic Nov 4, 1908 to Nov 6, 1912
122   John Matthew Masselink Vigo Democratic Nov 9, 1910 to Nov 4, 1914
123   Joseph Francis Boyer Vigo Democratic Nov 6, 1912 to Nov 8, 1916
   Mark Wilkes Lyday Vermillion, Vigo Democratic Nov 6, 1912 to Nov 8, 1916
125   George John Evelo Vigo Democratic Nov 4, 1914 to Nov 8, 1916
126   Patrick O'Leary Vigo Democratic Nov 8, 1916 to Nov 3, 1920
   Otis Cook Vigo Democratic Nov 8, 1916 to Nov 6, 1918
   John L. Cronin Vigo Democratic Nov 8, 1916 to Nov 6, 1918
129   Charles H. Bidaman Vigo Democratic Nov 6, 1918 to Nov 3, 1920
   John T. O'Neil Vigo Democratic Nov 6, 1918 to Nov 3, 1920
131   Chauncey William Flesher Vigo Republican Nov 3, 1920 to Nov 8, 1922
   Earl Malcolm Mann Vigo Republican Nov 3, 1920 to Nov 8, 1922
   George W. Sims Vigo Republican Nov 3, 1920 to Nov 8, 1922
134   James M. Carlos Vigo Democratic Nov 8, 1922 to Nov 5, 1924
   Edgar David Fagin Vigo Democratic Nov 8, 1922 to Nov 5, 1924
   Charles Frederick Riede Vigo Democratic Nov 8, 1922 to Nov 5, 1924
137   Clyde Franklin Cooper Vigo Republican Nov 5, 1924 to Nov 3, 1926
   Antoinette Colonge Hagenwald Vigo Republican Nov 5, 1924 to Nov 3, 1926
   Perry Smith Vigo Republican Nov 5, 1924 to Nov 3, 1926
140   John William Chamberlain Vigo Republican Nov 3, 1926 to Nov 5, 1930
   Clara Adalinda Leitz Harri Mason Vigo Republican Nov 3, 1926 to Nov 7, 1928
   Robert Elmore Worley Vigo Republican Nov 3, 1926 to Nov 7, 1928
143   Thomas Alexander Ellsworth Cantwell Vigo Republican Nov 7, 1928 to Nov 5, 1930
   Bertha A. Goad Zimmerman Vigo Republican Nov 7, 1928 to Nov 5, 1930
145   Herman Wilson Modisett Vigo Democratic Nov 5, 1930 to Nov 9, 1938
   John Francis Anthony Ryan Vigo Democratic Nov 5, 1930 to Nov 7, 1934
   John Matthew Masselink Vigo Democratic Nov 5, 1930 to Nov 9, 1932
148   Lenhardt Edward Bauer Vigo Democratic Nov 9, 1932 to Nov 4, 1936
149   Louis Moritz Reichmann Vigo Democratic Nov 7, 1934 to Nov 4, 1936
150   Joseph W. Cubby Vigo Democratic Nov 4, 1936 to Nov 8, 1944
   John (Jack) James O'Grady Vigo Democratic Nov 4, 1936 to Nov 4, 1942
152   Howard Taylor Batman Vigo Democratic Nov 9, 1938 to Nov 4, 1942
153   Walter Herbert Maehling Vigo Democratic Nov 4, 1942 to Jul 8, 1960
   Henry Mount Willis Vigo Republican Nov 4, 1942 to Nov 8, 1944
155   Emma Mary May Vigo Democratic Nov 8, 1944 to Nov 6, 1946
   Paul F. Wells Vigo Democratic Nov 8, 1944 to Nov 6, 1946
157   John Francis Anthony Ryan Vigo Democratic Nov 6, 1946 to Nov 3, 1954
   Fred DuWayne O'Rear Vigo Republican Nov 6, 1946 to Nov 3, 1948
159   James Grose Fagin Vigo Democratic Nov 3, 1948 to Nov 8, 1950
160   Richard James Cronin Vigo Democratic Nov 8, 1950 to Nov 5, 1952
161   John William Brentlinger Vigo Democratic Nov 5, 1952 to Nov 5, 1958
162   Birch E. Bayh, II Vigo Democratic Nov 3, 1954 to Nov 7, 1962
163   Hubert English Werneke Vigo Democratic Nov 5, 1958 to Nov 9, 1960
   Vacant Vigo Jul 8, 1960 to Nov 9, 1960
164   Jack Irvin Neaderhiser Vigo Democratic Nov 9, 1960 to Nov 9, 1966
   John Dillard Ennis Vigo Republican Nov 9, 1960 to Nov 7, 1962
166   Frederick Taggart Bauer Vigo Democratic Nov 7, 1962 to Nov 9, 1966
   William Joseph Brighton Vigo Democratic Nov 7, 1962 to Nov 4, 1964
   Vermillion, Vigo Democratic Nov 4, 1964 to Nov 9, 1966
168   Frederick Taggart Bauer District 23 Democratic Nov 9, 1966 to Nov 8, 1972
   William Joseph Brighton District 23 Democratic Nov 9, 1966 to Nov 6, 1968
   Jack Irvin Neaderhiser District 23 Democratic Nov 9, 1966 to Nov 6, 1968
171   John A. Kesler District 23 Democratic Nov 6, 1968 to Nov 8, 1972
   C. Joseph Anderson District 23 Democratic Nov 6, 1968 to Nov 4, 1970
173   Raymond Jerome Kearns District 23 Democratic Nov 4, 1970 to Nov 8, 1972
174   James Leroy (Lee) Clingan District 31 Democratic Nov 8, 1972 to Nov 3, 1982
   John Dillard Ennis District 50 Republican Nov 8, 1972 to Oct 4, 1976
   Raymond Jerome Kearns District 49 Democratic Nov 8, 1972 to Nov 6, 1974
177   William D. Roach, Sr. District 49 Democratic Nov 6, 1974 to Nov 5, 1980
   Vacant District 50 Oct 4, 1976 to Nov 3, 1976
178   Darrell Edward Felling District 50 Democratic Nov 3, 1976 to Nov 3, 1982
179   David Lester Butts District 49 Democratic Nov 5, 1980 to Jan 7, 1981
   Vacant District 49 Jan 7, 1981 to Jan 31, 1981
180   William D. Roach, Sr. District 49 Democratic Jan 31, 1981 to Nov 3, 1982
181   John Joseph Thomas District 44 Republican Nov 3, 1982 to Nov 7, 1990
   James Leroy (Lee) Clingan District 42 Democratic Nov 3, 1982 to Nov 9, 1988
   William D. Roach, Sr. District 45 Democratic Nov 3, 1982 to Nov 5, 1986
   Robert F. Hellmann District 43 Democratic Nov 3, 1982 to Nov 5, 1986
185   Raymond Jerome Kearns District 43 Democratic Nov 5, 1986 to Nov 9, 1994
   F. Dale Grubb District 42 Democratic Nov 5, 1986 to Nov 7, 2012
187   John R. Gregg District 45 Democratic Nov 4, 1992 to Nov 6, 2002
   Susan R. Crosby District 44 Democratic Nov 4, 1992 to Nov 6, 2002
   Wendell Laverne (Vern) Tincher District 46 Democratic Nov 4, 1992 to Nov 9, 1994
190   John Kimmel District 43 Republican Nov 9, 1994 to Nov 6, 1996
   David Lohr District 46 Republican Nov 9, 1994 to Nov 6, 1996
192   Wendell Laverne (Vern) Tincher District 46 Democratic Nov 6, 1996 to Nov 6, 2002
193   Andy Thomas District 44 Republican Nov 6, 2002 to Nov 8, 2006
   Brooks LaPlante District 46 Republican Nov 6, 2002 to Nov 3, 2004
   Allen Chowning District 45 Democratic Nov 6, 2002 to Nov 3, 2004
196   Bruce Borders District 45 Republican Nov 3, 2004 to Nov 7, 2012
   Wendell Laverne (Vern) Tincher District 46 Democratic Nov 3, 2004 to Nov 3, 2010
198   Amos Thomas District 44 Republican Nov 8, 2006 to Nov 5, 2008
199   Nancy Michael District 44 Democratic Nov 5, 2008 to Nov 3, 2010
200   Bob Heaton District 46 Republican Nov 3, 2010 to Present
201   Clyde R. Kersey District 43 Democratic Nov 7, 2012 to Nov 7, 2018
   Kreg Battles District 45 Democratic Nov 7, 2012 to May 6, 2014
   Alan Morrison District 42 Republican Nov 7, 2012 to Present
   Vacant District 45 May 6, 2014 to Jun 16, 2014
204   Bionca Gambil District 45 Democratic Jun 16, 2014 to Nov 5, 2014
205   Bruce Borders District 45 Republican Nov 5, 2014 to Present
206   Tonya Pfaff District 43 Democratic Nov 7, 2018 to Present