Deputy Sheriff George Davidson

Deputy Sheriff George Davidson

Ontonagon County Sheriff's Office, Michigan

End of Watch Tuesday, November 21, 1893

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George Davidson

Deputy George Davidson was shot and killed as he and other officers raided a brothel at Trout Creek.

He and a posse entered the establishment to arrest the man. The owner shot him three times. He was arrested and charged with murder.

The suspect was convicted of second-degree murder and sent to prison He was pardoned on December 30, 1900.

Deputy Davidson was survived by his wife and one child.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Pardoned in 1900

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Deputy Sheriff Davidson,
On today, the 130th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Ontonagon County.


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November 21, 2023

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