Sheriff Ferd Bryan

Sheriff Ferd Bryan

Hall County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Saturday, May 6, 1950

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Ferd Bryan

Sheriff Ferd Bryan suffered a fatal heart attack while struggling with a mentally ill subject in Flowering Branch, Georgia.

He was attempting to arrest the man when a struggle ensued. Sheriff Bryan passed away two days later.

Sheriff Bryan had been elected sheriff two years earlier and had served as a deputy sheriff for approximately eight prior years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Incident Date Thursday, May 4, 1950
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

arrest, struggle, EDP

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Rest in peace Sheriff Bryan.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 21, 2021

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