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Sheriff W. H. McBride | Henderson County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee Henderson County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

Sheriff

W. H. McBride

Henderson County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

End of Watch: Saturday, April 20, 1918

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 20

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Lynched

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Sheriff W.H. McBride was shot and killed in Lexington by a man he attempted to arrest for violating the state prohibition law.

Two days later an angry mob captured the suspect and hanged him in front of the court house.

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Sheriff McBride,
On today, the 94th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Henderson County.

R.I.P.
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United States Border Patrol
April 20, 2014

 

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