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Sheriff Benjamin F. Irey | Chester County Sheriff's Office, Pennsylvania Chester County Sheriff's Office, Pennsylvania

Sheriff

Benjamin F. Irey

Chester County Sheriff's Office, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Monday, January 3, 1887

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 57

Tour: 1 day

Badge # Not available

Cause: Struck by train

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Sheriff Benjamin Irey was struck and killed by a train while en route to serve a warrant.

He was struck as he crossed a set of tracks while switching trains.

Sheriff Irey had started his first term as sheriff on the previous day. He was survived by his wife and five children.

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Sheriff Irey,
On today, the 129th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chester County.

R.I.P.
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Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
January 3, 2016

 

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