Sheriff John Quincy Daugherty, Sr.

Sheriff John Quincy Daugherty, Sr.

Uvalde County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, March 18, 1865

John Quincy Daugherty, Sr.

Sheriff John Daugherty was shot and killed by 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 and had been elected as sheriff only seven months earlier.


  • 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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Sheriff Daugherty,
On today, the 149th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Uvalde County.


United States Border Patrol

March 18, 2014

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