Login | About Us | Contact Us | Search Connect With ODMP Facebook Twitter
ODMP Remembers...

Deputy Sheriff Thomas J. Deaton | Hamilton County Sheriff's Department, Texas Hamilton County Sheriff's Department, Texas

Deputy Sheriff

Thomas J. Deaton

Hamilton County Sheriff's Department, Texas

End of Watch: Friday, December 8, 1893

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: 10 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Not available

· Leave a Reflection
· Add to My Heroes
· Update this memorial

Share this memorial:
Email to a Friend

Deputy Deaton was shot and killed while and other posse members attempted to serve a warrant on a suspect wanted for several crimes. The suspect saw the posse approaching his house and opened fire, striking Deputy Deaton in the head.
Deputy Deaton had been with the agency for ten years and was survived by his wife and three children.

Leave a Reflection · Update Memorial

View all 5 Reflections

Most Recent Reflection

Deputy Sheriff Deaton,
On today, the 123rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Hamilton County.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
December 8, 2016

 

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now:

(will show below Reflection)
(will show below Reflection)
(e-mail remains private)
Remember my rank, agency and email address
I have read and agree to the Reflections Terms of Use
(revised 5/31/2012)
 
All 2017 Deaths