Deputy Sheriff William B. Gober

Deputy Sheriff William B. Gober

Hamilton County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Saturday, December 22, 1923

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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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Rest in peace and Olav Hashalom Deputy Sheriff Gober.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 19, 2019

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