Deputy Sheriff Thomas Farrell

Deputy Sheriff Thomas Farrell

Davidson County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Tuesday, May 27, 1913

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Thomas Farrell

Deputy Thomas Farrell was shot and killed at the intersection of 18th Avenue and Cedar Street while investigating an assault on a child. A boy had thrown a rock at another boy, but missed and the rock struck an adult. Deputy Farrell intervened after the adult slapped the boy.

As Deputy Farrell began to question the man, the man pulled out a handgun and shot him several times in the head and chest. The suspect was arrested.


  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Apprehended

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Hi Tom, your sister Annie is my Great Grandmother. I have visited your grave many times. Your memories live on through my family research. RIP
Donna Wardlaw

Donna Wardlaw
Great Great Niece

May 6, 2019

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