Section 11-5-1

Election; term of office.

A coroner for each county shall be elected by the qualified voters thereof and shall hold office for four years from the first Monday after the second Tuesday in January next after his election and until his successor is elected and qualified.

(Code 1852, §800; Code 1867, §935; Code 1876, §852; Code 1886, §923; Code 1896, §1073; Code 1907, §101; Code 1923, §156; Code 1940, T. 12, §54.)