Sheriff John B. Miller

Sheriff John B. Miller

Deaf Smith County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Monday, January 6, 1936

John B. Miller

Sheriff John Miller was killed in an automobile accident in Randall County while returning to Hereford, from Amarillo, after conducting an investigation into a stolen automobile. The car overturned when it struck a patch of ice on the highway and Sheriff Miller was thrown from the vehicle.

Sheriff Miller had served as sheriff for 8 years. He was survived by his wife and six children. His wife was appointed to complete his term as sheriff. He was buried in West Park Cemetery.

Bio

  • Age 57
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Thank you for leaving a family heritage I can be proud of and share with my children. I am your great granddaughter. I knew of the story of my great grandmother being appointed sheriff after your death, but I was not aware you were killed in a car accident. I also learned through my research you were a very popular sheriff and you did many things to help your fellowman. I am proud you are my great grandfather. I am also proud my great grandmother was thought to be the first woman sheriff according to Ripley's Believe It or Not. Thank you for a family heritage to be proud of and to share with your great, great grandchildren.

Britney Lowe Trice
Great Granddaughter

November 25, 2012

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