Constable Columbus W. Jones

Constable Columbus W. Jones

Pickens County Magistrate's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, July 7, 1904

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Columbus W. Jones

Constable Columbus Jones was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man on a warrant near Kay's Mill.

He was shot when he arrived at the man's home to serve the warrant.

The subject fled the area but was arrested in Spartanburg County several days later.

The man was convicted of Constable Jones' murder and subsequently executed by hanging on August 26th, 1904.


  • Age 24
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1904

warrant service

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Constable Jones,
On today, the 120th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Pickens County.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

July 7, 2024

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