Constable John Landrum Greene

Constable John Landrum Greene

Rutherford County Constable's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Sunday, March 13, 1898

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John Landrum Greene

Constable John Greene was shot and mortally wounded by a man he was attempting to arrest near Henrietta.

The suspect was wanted for wife beating in South Carolina. Constable Greene was able to return fire hitting the suspect three times, killing him instantly. Constable Greene died from his wounds an hour later.

Constable Greene was survived by his wife and several children. He was a Civil War Veteran, having served with the North Carolina 28th Infantry Regiment, Company H.


  • Age 53
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Shot and Killed

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Death is the last chapter in time, but the first chapter in eternity.
Gone but not forgotten. Thank you for your service.
Rest In Eternal Peace.

Enid Rodríguez

March 13, 2022

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