Constable General Jackson Anderson

Constable General Jackson Anderson

Wayne County Constable's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Friday, August 21, 1936

General Jackson Anderson

Constable General Anderson succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained the previous day when he was shot while attempting to arrest a man who was disrupting the county drainage system near Pueblo, Kentucky.

The subject opened fire on him with a shotgun, fatally wounding him.

The man was charged with murder. He was sentenced to 12 years in prison following a second trial, but appealed the verdict. A third trial resulted in a hung jury and he was released.

Constable Anderson had served as a county constable for five years. He was survived by his wife and nine children.

Bio

  • Age 45
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Thursday, August 20, 1936
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Arrested

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His granddaughter is 76 now and still knows his story. And it will live on never forgotten.

Dusti Maddix
Great great grandson

November 25, 2016

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