Sheriff Clifford David Barber

Sheriff Clifford David Barber

Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, January 19, 1919

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Clifford David Barber

Sheriff Clifford Barber was shot and killed by an alleged army deserter he attempted to apprehend. The suspect was captured by a posse near Gainesville after an all night chase.

The suspect was convicted of first degree murder and hanged in the Jackson County Jail May 5, 1920.

Sheriff Barber was survived by his wife.


  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1920

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Sheriff Barber,
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 Jackson County.


United States Border Patrol

January 19, 2019

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