Deputy Sheriff Major H. Kirby

Deputy Sheriff Major H. Kirby

Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Tuesday, June 7, 1910

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Major H. Kirby

Deputy Sheriff Major H. Kirby was killed when he was struck by a train on his way to raid a gambling den near Leesville.

Deputy Kirby was approximately 40 years old at the time of his death, and was survived by his wife and seven children.

He is buried in the cemetery at Castor Baptist Church in Leesville.


  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Deputy Sheriff Kirby,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Vernon Parish. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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June 7, 2020

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