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Guard Nolan Buckhanan | Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas


Nolan Buckhanan

Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas

End of Watch: Wednesday, June 14, 1972

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Age: 52

Tour: Not available

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Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

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Nolan Buckhanan was employed as a guard at the Eastham Prison Farm in Weldon, Houston County, by the Texas Department of Corrections (present day Texas Department of Criminal Justice). On June 14, 1972 at 3:00 p.m. Buckhanan was on picket duty when the shotgun he was cleaning accidentally discharged and killed him.

Buckhanan was survived by his wife, Aline Buckhanan, and at least one son, Kenneth Ray Buckhanan. He was buried in the Pilgrim Cemetery in Elkhart, Anderson County.

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Rest in Peace Corrections Officer Nolan Buckhanan. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of The Great State of Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX
June 14, 2016


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