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CLERK OF COURT & COMPTROLLER

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA

History of the Clerk's Office

Clerk Dates in Office Entered Service
Cindy Stuart 1/5/2021 to present Elected
Pat Frank 1/2005 to 01/4/2021  Elected
Richard Ake 11/21/1985 to 1/3/2005 Elected
James F. Taylor, Jr. 12/29/1955 to 11/20/1985 Elected
Melvin H. Sweat 12/18/1955 to 12/29/1955 Appointed
Charles H. Pent 1/1941 to 12/18/1955 Elected
Myrtle M. Culbreath 10/5/1938 to 1/1941 Appointed, then Elected
Charles E. Culbreath 1/3/1933 to 10/4/1938 Elected
William A. Dickenson 1/6/1925 to 1/2/1933 Elected
W.R. Watkins 1/4/1921 to 1/5/1925 Elected
William P. Culbreath 1/1/1913 to 1/3/1921 Elected
Charles M. Knott 1/1/1905 to 1/1/1913 Elected
D.J. Galvin 7/12/1904 to 1/1/1905 Appointed
Darwin B. Givens 1/1904 to 7/12/1904 Appointed
W.L. Hanks 1/1901 to 5/1904 Elected
Henry L. Mitchell 1/1897 to 1/1/1901 Elected
Charles Wright 3/1894 to 1/1897 Appointed
John T. Lesley 5/1893 to 3/1894 Appointed
Warren A. Givens 2/1885 to 5/1893 Elected
William Charles Brown 2/1877 to 2/1885 Elected
W.F. White 3/1873 to 2/1877 Elected
Charles Hanford 9/1872 to 3/1873 Appointed
Matthew P. Lyons 10/1868 to 9/1872 unknown
John T. Givens 7/1866 to 8/1868 Appointed
Tasper J. Given 1/20/1866 to 7/1866 Elected
W.P. Wilson 11/9/1863 to 12/31/1865 Elected
William B. Henderson 11/8/1861 to 11/8/1863 Elected
J.M. Hayman 11/26/1859 to 11/7/1861 Elected
William A. Lively 8/9/1856 to 11/19/1859 Appointed, then Elected
Joab Griffin 11/27/1855 to 8/9/1856 Elected
Robert H. Hardee 1/27/1855 to 11/27/1855 Elected
Simon Thurman 6/1854 to 1/1855 Appointed
Martin Cunningham 11/24/1849 to 6/1854 Elected
L.W. Roberts 1848 to 11/1849 Appointed
E.A. Ware 1846 to 1848 Elected
Manuel Olivella 2/7/1842 to 1846 Elected
James Lynch 1/1/1836 to 1842 Elected