Chief Deputy Sheriff William Everette Wheeler

Chief Deputy Sheriff William Everette Wheeler

Independence County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Wednesday, January 2, 1935

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William Everette Wheeler

Chief Deputy Sheriff William Wheeler was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man for false pretense.

The suspect was executed by electrocution on February 23rd, 1935.

Chief Deputy Wheeler had served with the Independence County Sheriff's Department for four years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1935

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Chief Deputy Sheriff Wheeler, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 28, 2020

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