Deputy Jailer Tim Anderson

Deputy Jailer Tim Anderson

Madison County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch Thursday, July 7, 1887

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Tim Anderson

Deputy Jailer Tim Anderson was fatally wounded as he brought an inmate breakfast in his cell.

The inmate, who was imprisoned for robbery and arson, grabbed the iron fastening used to lock his cell and attacked Deputy Jailer Anderson, beating him over the head. Deputy Jailer Anderson was killed almost instantly. On July 13, 1888, while awaiting trial, he was seriously wounded when he attempted to attack another jailer in the Madison County Jail.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Blunt object
  • Offender Apprehended

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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

July 15, 2015

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