Sheriff Benjamin F. Irey

Sheriff Benjamin F. Irey

Chester County Sheriff's Office, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Monday, January 3, 1887

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Benjamin F. Irey

Sheriff Benjamin Irey was struck and killed by a train while en route to serve a warrant.

He was struck as he crossed a set of tracks while switching trains.

Sheriff Irey had started his first term as sheriff on the previous day. He was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 57
  • Tour 1 day
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Sheriff Irey,
On today, the 129th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chester County.


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January 3, 2016

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