Patrolman William Harvey McGuire

Patrolman William Harvey McGuire

Williamson Police Department, West Virginia

End of Watch Friday, August 19, 1927

William Harvey McGuire

Patrolman Harvey McGuire and Patrolman David Deerfield were shot and killed by two former members of the police department who had refused to give up their jobs during a police department shake up.

Patrolman McGuire was survived by his wife.


  • Age 42
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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William Harvey McGuire was the brother of my grandmother Mary McGuire Smith...and she often spoke of her brother and how he lost his life that day while on duty for the Williamson Police Department. Uncle will always be remembered for your bravery and service to the city of Williamson, West Virginia. May you rest in peace x

Patricia Shelton
From your great neice, Patricia Shelton

November 7, 2013

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