Sheriff Peter H. Reichert

Sheriff Peter H. Reichert

Henry County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, April 14, 1917

Peter H. Reichert

Sheriff Peter Reichert was fatally injured and Deputy Sheriff Welton McGill was killed instantly when their automobile was struck by a train at a crossing in Liberty Center, Ohio. A prisoner they were transporting to jail was also killed.

Sheriff Reichert was survived by his wife and son and is buried at Glenwood Cemetery, Henry County, Ohio.


  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Incident Date Friday, April 13, 1917

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Sheriff Reichert,
On today, the 99th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your Deputy for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Henry County.


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April 13, 2016

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