Deputy George Thomas Cherryhomes

Deputy George Thomas Cherryhomes

Young County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, February 24, 1915

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George Thomas Cherryhomes

Deputy George Cherryhomes was shot and killed by two suspects who were breaking into the Young County Courthouse.

The suspects, including the former county judge, were attempting to destroy records of wrongdoing by the former county judge. Deputy Cherryhomes shot and killed one suspect and wound the other before he died.

Deputy Cherryhomes was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 44
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

breaking and entering call

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You are a true hero sir. You will not be forgotten. Rest in peace

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February 24, 2022

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