Deputy Sheriff John B. Lewis

Deputy Sheriff John B. Lewis

Davidson County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Friday, June 29, 1928

John B. Lewis

Deputy Sheriff John Lewis was electrocuted when he stepped into a puddle of wire that had been electrified by a fallen wire.

The wires had fallen down as the result of a house fire that Deputy Lewis was responding to.

Deputy Lewis had served with the Davidson County Sheriff's Office for four years. He was survived by his wife and seven children.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Electrocuted

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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

July 4, 2015

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