Sheriff John Quincy Daugherty, Sr.

Sheriff John Quincy Daugherty, Sr.

Uvalde County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, March 18, 1865

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John Quincy Daugherty, Sr.

Sheriff John Daugherty was shot and killed by a member of the Owens Gang after having arrested the gang's leader the previous day.

Sheriff Daugherty was a Confederate Army veteran of the Civil War. He had been elected as sheriff only seven months earlier.

He was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 7 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Indicted for murder

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It was and still is up to the brave ,who are willing to sacrifice so that the rest of us can live in peace. Your unwavering service to is truly an inspiration.

Jimmy B. Martinez Jr
Great Grandson x4

October 6, 2018

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