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Auditors of State of the State of Ohio: 1803 - present

Prior to the adoption of the Constitution in 1851, the term of the Auditor of State was three years. Under the provisions of the Constitution of 1851, the term is four years.

Name of Auditor of StatePoliticsCountyTerm of Office
Thomas GibsonRep.Washington1803-1808
Benjamin HoughRep.Jefferson1808-1815
Ralph OsbornRep.Franklin1815-1833
John A. Bryan Franklin1833-1839
John BroughDem.Cuyahoga1839-1845
John WoodsWhigButler1845-1852
William Duane MorganDem.Muskingum1852-1856
Francis M. WrightWhigChampaign1856-1860
Robert W. TaylorRep.Mahoning1860-1863
Oviatt ColeRep.Medina1863-1864
James H. GodmanRep.Marion1864-1872
James WilliamsRep.Franklin1872-1880
John F. OgleveeRep.Clark1880-1884
Emil KieswetterDem.Franklin1884-1888
Ebenezer W. PoeRep.Wood1888-1896
Walter D. GuilbertRep.Noble1896-1909
Edward M. FullingtonRep.Union1909-1913
A. Vic DonaheyDem.Tuscarawas1913-1921
Joseph T. TracyRep.Franklin1921-1937
Joseph T. FergusonDem.Summit1937-1953
James A. RhodesRep.Franklin1953-1963
Roger W. TracyRep.Franklin1963-1964
Chester W. GobleRep.Franklin1964-1965
Roger CloudRep.Logan1965-1966
Archer E. ReillyRep.Franklin1966-1967
Roger CloudRep.Logan1967-1971
Joseph T. FergusonDem.Franklin1971-1975
Thomas E. FergusonDem.Hamilton1975-1995
Jim PetroRep.Cuyahoga1995-2003
Betty MontgomeryRep.Wood2003-2007
Mary TaylorRep.Summit2007-2010
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