Deputy Sheriff Wade Hamilton Kelley

Deputy Sheriff Wade Hamilton Kelley

Trinity County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Monday, April 24, 1911

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Wade Hamilton Kelley

Deputy Sheriff Wade Hamilton Kelley was asked by a man living near the lumber mill to come to his residence and check on illegal activity. As Deputy Kelley was approaching the residence, he was shot and killed. Four men were arrested for the murder. No disposition on the cases is known at this time.

Deputy Hamilton was married and had three chidlren. He was buried in the Cedar Grove Cemetery in Trinity, Texas.


  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Unknown weapon
  • Offender four men arrested

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Deputy Sheriff Kelley,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Trinity County.


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April 24, 2021

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