Guard Daniel James Nickerson

Guard Daniel James Nickerson

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

End of Watch Sunday, March 25, 1934

Daniel James Nickerson

Guard Daniel Nickerson was fatally stabbed by an inmate he was attempting to search before taking the man to the prison's hospital at Dannemora State Prison.

The inmate was convicted of Guard Nickerson's murder and executed on February 21st, 1935.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Hatchet
  • Offender Executed in 1935

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 78th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

March 26, 2012

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