Sheriff Moses Campbell

Sheriff Moses Campbell

Clay County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Friday, February 8, 1946

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Moses Campbell

Sheriff Moses Campbell suffered a fatal heart attack while hiking several miles in rugged terrain in order to raid an illegal liquor still in the Bullskin Creek section of the county.

Sheriff Campbell had only served as the county sheriff for one month. He was survived by his wife, four children, and three siblings. He was predeceased by one son and one brother.


  • Age 63
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

alcohol violation

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Sheriff Campbell,
On today, the 76th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Clay County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

February 8, 2022

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