Deputy Sheriff James Thomas McClendon

Deputy Sheriff James Thomas McClendon

Henry County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch Monday, May 22, 1893

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James Thomas McClendon

Deputy James McClendon succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained two days earlier while attempting to arrest a man wanted for several felonies.

The subject shot shot Deputy McClendon was captured and lynched by an angry mob.

Deputy McClendon had served with the Henry County Sheriff's Office for two years.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, May 20, 1893
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Lynched

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 22, 2015

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