Deputy Sheriff William B. Gober

Deputy Sheriff William B. Gober

Hamilton County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Saturday, December 22, 1923

William B. Gober

Deputy Gober was shot and killed while attempting to arrest several bootleggers in an old stable. Deputy Gober was shot twice during the arrest. Deputy Gober was taken to a hospital where he died a short time later. The suspect was arrested after the shooting.

Deputy Gober was survived by his wife.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Arrested

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Your Sister Annie was my Grandmother. My Mother was very close to her. I have found this on Ancestry and I am very proud of you Great Uncle! I have been in Law Enforcement my whole life. You will never be forgotten!

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