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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Your family continues to serve in Indianapolis, former Sheriff Ray Daugherty Hendricks County Indiana and son Sgt. James R. Daugherty retired Indianapolis Metro .

Sgt. James R. Daugherty (retired)
Indianapolis Metro PD

September 3, 2020

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