Deputy Sheriff Thomas L. "Tom" Noell

Deputy Sheriff Thomas L. "Tom" Noell

Dallas County Sheriff's Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, May 31, 1928

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Thomas L. "Tom" Noell

About 1:00 a.m. Deputy Sheriff Tom Noell was dispatched to a disturbance at Bachman Dam. Deputy Noell never arrived at the disturbance and his body was found about 3:30 a.m. by a service station operator. Deputy Noell was slumped over the steering wheel. An inquest determined that he died of apoplexy (stroke).

At the time of his death Deputy Noell was serving as the bailiff in a state district court. He was survived by his wife, Emma Dee, and one son. He is buried in the Frankfort Cemetery in Collin County.


  • Age 46
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Rest in Peace Deputy Sheriff Tom Noell. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Dallas County, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

June 4, 2016

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