Private S. F. Sherman

Private S. F. Sherman

Texas Rangers, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, November 7, 1922

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S. F. Sherman

Texas Ranger Private S. F. Sherman was struck and killed by a switch engine while on duty in the railroad yards at Palestine in Anderson County. Sherman had enlisted as a private on September 5, 1922 in the Special Ranger Force (Railroad Rangers) under Captain Jerry Gray of Company A.

Sherman was survived by his wife. It is unknown if he had any children. He was buried in Greenwood, Louisiana. The place of burial is unknown at this time.


  • Age 51
  • Tour 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Pvt. Sherman,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Texas.


United States Border Patrol

November 7, 2022

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