Deputy Sheriff James F. Smith

Deputy Sheriff James F. Smith

Knox County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Tuesday, October 27, 1914

James F. Smith

Deputy Sheriff James Smith was shot and killed while attempting to make an arrest on Stinking Creek.

He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Your untimely death was a terrible blow to your young children and forever changed their lives, Especially your young daughter Dora, life goes on and a bright spot emerged when she had her loving family. It has been 103 years, and several generations, time eases the sadness. Family history has indicated the murderers were forgiven for their crime. I am proud to be your granddaughter.

Naomi Smith
Great Granddaughter

February 11, 2017

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