Deputy Sheriff Oscar Marcellus Terry

Deputy Sheriff Oscar Marcellus Terry

Creek County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch Saturday, February 8, 1913

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Oscar Marcellus Terry

Deputy Oscar Terry succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained the previous day when his revolver fell from its holster and discharged. The round struck passed through one of Deputy Terry's legs and struck him in the face, causing a fatal wound.

Deputy Terry was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)
  • Incident Date Friday, February 7, 1913

accidental discharge

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


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February 8, 2023

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