History of London Police

Past Marshalls of London, Ohio

Fire Police 2Dating back to 1831 through 1942 are as follows:

 

1831 - 1848 David Reeves
1854 - 1855 John Lewis
1855 - 1856 James Chapman
1856 H. G. Southoron
1856 Samuel Jones
1856 - 1857 Milford Phillips
1857 H. G. Southoron
1857 - 1889 Edward Marshall
1889 - 1896 Sherman Willoughby
1896 - 1898 James Goldsberry
1898 - 1903 Michael Kaveney
1903 - 1906 A. F. Needs
1906 - 1908 L. W. Morter
1908 - 1912 Michael Kaveney
1912 - 1916 William Carter
1916 - 1920 Edward Marshall
1920 - 1928 Edmund Taylor
1928 – January 16, 1928 Sherman Beathard*
1928 - 1929 J. C. Crabbe
1929 – 1933 Edward Smith
1933 – 1934 James Kaveney
1935 – 1936 George A. Kellar
1937 – 1942 James Kaveney

 

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*Marshall Sherman Beathard died as he succumbed to sustained injuries when his police vehicle was struck by a train as he was transporting prisoners to jail on January 8, 1928.

Past Police Chiefs of London

Dating back to 1942:

LONDON POLICE0011942 – 1942  James Kaveney
1945 – 1959  Gorman “Bud” Clark
1959 – 1979  John Sherman
1979 – 1982  Robert Cox
1982 – 1986  James Bates
1986 -  1987  R. K. Harrison
1987 – 1993   Ronald Cooper
1994 – 2006   Michael Creamer
2006 – 2008  Peter C. Tobin
2009 – 2015  J. David Wiseman
2016 - Present:  Glenn A. Nicol

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