Sheriff Sidney Francis Edge

Sheriff Sidney Francis Edge

Kendall County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, August 7, 1948

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Sidney Francis Edge

Sheriff Sidney Edge suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after being involved in a violent struggle with an intoxicated subject.

The sheriff and a deputy were attempting to arrest the man for being drunk. The two were eventually able to subdue the man and take him to jail. A short time later Sheriff Edge fell ill and collapsed.

Sheriff Edge had served as the Kendall County sheriff for 12 years and had previously served as a Texas game warden. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 59
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

DIP, struggle

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Sheriff Edge,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Kendall County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

August 7, 2023

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