Special Deputy C. Arthur Lyman

Special Deputy C. Arthur Lyman

Hennepin County Sheriff's Office, Minnesota

End of Watch Tuesday, May 22, 1934

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C. Arthur Lyman

Special Deputy Arthur Lyman was beaten to death by striking laborers during a riot in the Market District.

The county sheriff had deputized several citizens to patrol the district during the riot. Special Deputy Lyman was attacked and struck on the head with a bat, causing him to suffer a fatal head injury.

Deputy Lyman was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 1 day
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Blunt object; Bat
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace Special Deputy Lyman. One day of duty and sir may God shine His humility and esteem upon your soul and spirit.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 1, 2022

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