Constable George L. Reeves

Constable George L. Reeves

Taylor County Constable's Office, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, March 24, 1925

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George L. Reeves

Constable George Reeves and Sheriff W. W. Satterwhite were shot and killed while attempting to arrest a murder suspect.

As the two officers approached the suspect's house the suspect grabbed his rifle and shot Constable Reeves, killing him instantly.

Sheriff Satterwhite ran to a nearby house, but the suspect caught up with him and shot and killed him as well. The suspect was later located by a posse of 300 men and killed.


  • Age 47
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Killed by posse

murder suspect, warrant service

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George Reeves is my great granfather, my grandfather was William Omer Reeves, died February 3, 1974 (George and Sarah's son) and my father was Glenn Edward Reeves died April 30, 2016. I see there are others posting on here as his great grandchildren. I don't know much about my dad's side of the family. If you would like to share family info, please send me an email [email protected] or a PM on Facebook Pamela Reeves Ricks. I would love to know more about each of you.

Pamela Reeves Ricks
Great granddaughter of George

August 6, 2018

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