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Sheriff Cleve Daugherty | Anderson County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee Anderson County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

Sheriff

Cleve Daugherty

Anderson County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

End of Watch: Wednesday, July 19, 1933

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: 5 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Apprehended

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Sheriff Daugherty was shot and killed as he and two other deputies raided an illegal still in Piney Valley. They three lawmen had staked out the still and, when they observed several people approaching, attempted to arrest them. After identifying themselves one of the subjects opened fire with a shotgun, killing Sheriff Daugherty.

Deputy Daugherty had served as sheriff for 5 years.

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Growing up my father and his father never allowed us to forget who our Great Great Grandfather, the mighty Sheriff Deputy who lost his life doing a brave and honorable duty. For so long I have tried to locate you, and now everything I have worked so hard to find has now been pouring out. I'm sure you're looking down and finally feel it is time to reveal, as if you've been watching my hard, stubborn, yet honorable work I've done to get this far.

I read these stories of you and I now one day, we will meet and I hope heaven has enough time for me to hear all these stories about you and our family. Plus, we can speak of your Great Great Great Grandson (my youngest son), whom is almost a spinning reflection of you.

Daughter of Ken J. Daugherty, Jr; Who's the son of Ken J. Daugherty, Sr.; Who's the son of Joe C. Daugherty; Who's the son of Cleve Daugherty.

Kandice Michelle Daugherty Kayik
Great Great Grand Daughter
October 17, 2017

 

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