Sheriff W. H. McBride

Sheriff W. H. McBride

Henderson County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Saturday, April 20, 1918

W. H. McBride

Sheriff W.H. McBride was shot and killed in Lexington by a man he attempted to arrest for violating the state prohibition law.

Two days later an angry mob captured the suspect and hanged him in front of the court house.


  • Age 20
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Lynched

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. You are not forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

April 20, 2018

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