Sheriff Charles Alton Grinnell

Sheriff Charles Alton Grinnell

Darlington County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch Monday, June 11, 1945

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Charles Alton Grinnell

Sheriff Charles Grinnell was killed in an automobile accident while en route to Lancaster to secure witnesses who were scheduled to appear in court.

A civilian occupant of the vehicle was also killed.

Sheriff Grinnell was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 44
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Sheriff Grinnell,
On today, the 72nd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Darlington County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

June 11, 2017

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