Deputy Sheriff George Williams

Deputy Sheriff George Williams

Taney County Sheriff's Office, Missouri

End of Watch Saturday, March 12, 1892

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George Williams

Deputy Williams was shot and killed while protecting a prisoner from a mob at the county jail. The prisoner had been arrested for murdering his wife. The mob that raided the jail was successful in lynching the suspect.

One of the mob leaders was charged with Deputy Williams' murder but the charges were dropped due to a lack of evidence.


  • Age 25
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Charges dropped

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Deputy Williams, you will not be forgotten! R.I.P.

Deputy Sheriff
Livingston County (Il) Sheriff's Ofc.

March 12, 2010

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