Deputy Sheriff Hugh James Gallagher, Sr.

Deputy Sheriff Hugh James Gallagher, Sr.

Storey County Sheriff's Office, Nevada

End of Watch Friday, April 30, 1948

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Hugh James Gallagher, Sr.

Deputy Hugh Gallagher suffered a fatal heart attack while responding to a prowler call three blocks from the sheriff's office. He responded directly from the office and up a steep hill to the location, then collapsed.

Deputy Gallagher had served with the agency for only one year.


  • Age 67
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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