Past Sheriffs


Click on highlighted names and those with pictures for more detailed information.
Date Served Sheriff Miscellaneous Info
1814 - 1816 Louis LeCarpentier  
1816 - 1820 Pierre Montegut  
1820 - 1826 Norbert Trepagnier Died in office
1826 - 1828 Francis Arroyo  
1828 - 1852 Anacharsis Luminais Did not run for re-election
1852 - 1857 Jean F. Burcard  
1857 - 1867 Ursin Jacob  
1867 - 1868 Military Government  
1868 - 1870 Alphonse Oubre  
1870 - 1876 Lucien Cambre Died in Office
1876 - 1877 John Weber  
1877 - 1878 Joseph T Burcard  
1878 - 1896 John Weber  
1896 - 1900 William J Hart Sheriff Hart
1900 - 1916 Paul Berthelot
1916 - 1920 William J Hart Sheriff Hart Died in Office 08-1920
1920 - 1920 Dr. E P Feucht Coroner,
Succeeded by State Law
1920 - 1928 Emile A Picou
1928 - 1941 Willie Duhe Resigned Feb. 5, 1941
1941 - 1941 Dr. William F Guillotta Coroner,
Succeeded Feb 15 to Aug 3rd
1941 - 1974 Percy D Hebert Died in office
February 1974
February 1974 Dr. S J St. Martin Coroner,
Succeeded by State Law
February 1974 Mrs. Percy (Leona) D Hebert Appointed Interim by
Gov. Edwin Edwards
1974 - 1976 Lester J Millet Resigned from office
1976 - 1996 Lloyd B Johnson Retired
1996 - 2012 Wayne L Jones
2012 - Present Michael K. Tregre
Anyone having any further knowledge, information, biographies, or pictures of any of the past sheriff's is invited to contact webmaster@stjohnsheriff.org to update the information on this page. Thank you!
Credits and Sources
The Webmaster wishes to thank Matthew J. Flynn who gathered the listed information
during a school project in January 2000. Matthew is the grandson of Past Sheriff Lloyd
B. Johnson.

Information was also obtained from the books:
A History of St. John the Baptist Parish with Biographical sketches compiled by
Rt. Rev. Msgr. Jean M. Eyraud and Donald J. Millet
The Hope Haven Press, Marrero, Louisiana

History of St. John the Baptist Parish
by Lucien Laurent
St. John the Baptist Parish Library

Information was also obtained from various editions of The Times Picayune and
L'Observateur