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Sheriff Robert L. May | Grayson County Sheriff's Office, Texas Grayson County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Sheriff

Robert L. May

Grayson County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch: Sunday, May 26, 1889

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 47

Tour: 2 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Pardoned in 1906

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Sheriff May was shot and killed by two cousins he had removed a weapon from earlier. They returned to town after getting another gun and shot and killed Sheriff May. One suspect turned himself and the other was captured.

The shooter was convicted of murder and sentenced to life. He was pardoned by Governor S. W. T. Lanham on December 22, 1906. His cousin was sentenced to 40 years and pardoned September 4, 1900.

Sheriff May had been with the agency for two years.

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This man was my 3rd great grandfather. This is incredible to find. Thank you!

Lindsey Nunn Fiegelman
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July 31, 2016

 

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