Deputy Sheriff H. C. Treadway

Deputy Sheriff H. C. Treadway

Owsley County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Wednesday, April 24, 1907

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H. C. Treadway

Deputy H.C. Treadway died after being overtaken by leaking gas a hotel in Frankfort, Kentucky.

He had gone to the city to deliver a prisoner to the state penitentiary. After delivering the prisoner he got a hotel room for the night before his return trip home.

His body was found in the room in the morning. It was discovered that a gas jet had been leaking all night, causing him to asphyxiate.

Deputy Treadway was survived by his wife and four young children.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Exposure to toxins

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


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April 24, 2017

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