Magistrate Calhoun Guerry

Magistrate Calhoun Guerry

Berkeley County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, May 25, 1946

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Calhoun Guerry

Magistrate Guerry was stabbed to death by a 66-year-old robbery suspect who a deputy had transported to his home. The suspect produced a knife and cut him in the neck.

The suspect was executed in the electric chair on November 30, 1946.

Magistrate Guerry was survived by his wife and four children.

Magistrate Guerry's grandson, Major Cecil Guerry, was shot and killed in the line of duty on March 9th, 1994, while serving with the Georgetown Police Department.


  • Age 56
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Executed in 1946

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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

May 27, 2015

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