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Deputy Warden Edward D. Davis | Nebraska Department of Correctional Services, Nebraska Nebraska Department of Correctional Services, Nebraska

Deputy Warden

Edward D. Davis

Nebraska Department of Correctional Services, Nebraska

End of Watch: Sunday, February 11, 1912

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 63

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Stabbed

Weapon: Edged weapon; Knife

Offender: Executed in 1913

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Deputy Warden Edward Davis was stabbed to death during church services by an inmate who was seeking revenge for being disciplined by Deputy Warden Davis.

The suspect convicted of Warden Davis' murder and was executed by hanging on March 21, 1913. He was the last person hanged in Nebraska.

Deputy Warden Davis was survived by his wife. He was buried in Wyuka Cemetery in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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