Deputy Game Warden Robert Clayton Sizemore

Deputy Game Warden Robert Clayton Sizemore

Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Georgia

End of Watch Friday, November 9, 1928

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Robert Clayton Sizemore

Deputy Game Warden Robert Sizemore succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained seven days earlier when he was shot by a game violator he was attempting to arrest in a wooded area near Climax, Decatur County.

The man was suspected of hunting without a license. When he was approached by Warden Sizemore, the man shot him. He was later arrested and charged with murder.

Warden Sizemore was survived by his wife and seven children.


  • Age 47
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, November 2, 1928
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Charged with murder

arrest attempt

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Deputy Warden Sizemore,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Georgia. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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November 9, 2018

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