Sheriff Jeremiah "Jerry" Ryan

Sheriff Jeremiah "Jerry" Ryan

Gila County Sheriff's Office, Arizona

End of Watch Sunday, June 1, 1890

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Jeremiah "Jerry" Ryan

Sheriff Jerry Ryan drowned while attempting to rescue a woman who had been thrown overboard when the rowboat she was riding in capsized.

Sheriff Ryan was attending a family picnic at the pond and was attempting to rescue the woman when he became physically exhausted and both he and the woman went under and drowned.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 1, 2015

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