Maryland Courts

Historical List of Clerks of the Circuit Court for Worcester County

From 1742 to Present

Name Years
Robert King, Jr 1742-1752
H.G. Johnson 1752-1777
R. Dennis (Temporary) (04/08-05/21) 1777
John Done (05/21-10/06) 1777
James R. Morris 1777-1795
John C. Handy 1795-1837
Gordon M. Handy 1837-1847
Edward D. Martin 1847-1856
John A. Purnell 1856-1857
William E. Timmons 1857-1863
George H. Richardson 1863-1867
I.T. Matthews 1867-1886
John W. Staton 1886-1889
John M. Richardson 1889-1890
Francis Henry Purnell 1890-1908
Oliver Dale Collins 1908-1925
Sue M. Collins 1925-1927
Bessie Bowen 1927-1939
Joseph E. Brimer 1939-1945
Charles W. Nelson, Jr 1945-1953
E. Wilfred Ross 1953-1955
Frank W. Hales 1955-1982
Warne C. Littleton 1982-1988
Richard H. Outten 1988-1998
Stephen V. Hales 1998 to Present