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G.B.S. Crews

August 1, 1864 Appointed: August 8, 1865 June 25, 1866, to November 1, 1867

G.B.S. Crews served as sheriff during a time when county, state and local government were in a significant transition. He was elected on August 1, 1864, but on August 8, 1865, he was appointed by Governor A.J. Hamilton. His commission was later revoked.

Documents show that all county administrations tenured by southern sympathizers were suspended.

Two years later on June 25, 1866, he was elected for a second term and served until November 1, 1867, when his he was removed from office by General J.J. Reynolds Special Order #195.

 


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