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 by the constable of Dewey Township. The constable shot him in the back with a rifle. He later turned himself in and was charged with murder. He would only say he was very angry with Deputy Yeager but refused to say why.

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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