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State Librarians of Ohio

State Librarians of Ohio

John L. Harper 1817–1818
John McElvain 1818–1820
David S. Brodrick 1820–1824
Zachariah Mills 1824–1842
Thomas Kennedy 1842–1845
John B. Greiner 1845–1851
Elijah Hayward 1851–1854
James W. Taylor 1854–1856
William T. Coggeshall 1856–1862
Samuel G. Harbaugh 1862–1874
Walter C. Hood 1874–1875
Hiram H. Robinson 1875–1877
Rodney M. Stimson 1877–1879
Henry V. Kerr 1879–1881
Joseph H. Geiger 1881–1883
Howard T. Conard 1883–1885
Hamilton W. Pierson 1885–1886
Francis B. Loomis 1886–1887
John M. Doane 1887–1889
William B. Sibley 1889–1890
John C. Tuthill 1890–1892
Joseph P. Smith 1892–1896
Charles B. Galbreath 1896–1911
John H. Newman 1911–1915
Charles B. Galbreath 1915–1918
John H. Newman 1918–1921
Herbert S. Hirshberg 1921–1927
George E. McCormick 1928–1931
John H. Newman 1931–1933
Paul A. T. Noon 1933–1942
Walter T. Brahm 1942–1963
Ruth Hess, Acting State Librarian 1963–1966
Joseph F. Shubert 1966–1977
Richard M. Cheski 1978–1995
Michael S. Lucas 1996–2004
Joanne Budler 2004–2010
Beverly Cain 2010–

Compiled through 1961 by Sidney Cohen in a 1961 M. A. thesis from Kent State University; brought up to date through 2010 by State Library of Ohio staff