Deputy Sheriff Frank Lewis Yeager

Deputy Sheriff Frank Lewis Yeager

Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch Thursday, November 16, 1911

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Frank Lewis Yeager

Deputy Sheriff Frank Yeager was shot and killed while attempting to serve a writ of attachment to a man for a herd of a cattle.

The suspect shot him in the back with a rifle. The man later turned himself in.

Deputy Yeager had served with the Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office for only one week. He was survived by his wife and seven children.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 1 week
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle; Winchester
  • Offender Apprehended

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Frank Yeager is my great grandfather. There are no known photos of him . I believe this photo is of Bill Tilghman.

Denise Kruta

January 29, 2019

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