Deputy Sheriff Ralph Floyd Peckham

Deputy Sheriff Ralph Floyd Peckham

Bennington County Sheriff's Department, Vermont

End of Watch Monday, May 27, 1935

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Ralph Floyd Peckham

Deputy Sheriff Ralph Peckham was killed in a motorcycle crash while pursuing a speeding vehicle in North Bennington, two miles east of the New York state line.

He was transported to a local hospital after the crash and died two days later.

Deputy Peckham had served with the Bennington County Sheriff's Department for two weeks. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 2 weeks
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Incident Date Saturday, May 25, 1935
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

vehicle pursuit

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Deputy Sheriff Peckham,
On today, the 83rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Bennington County.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

May 27, 2019

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