Sheriff James P. Dolan

Sheriff James P. Dolan

Mono County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Monday, July 26, 1915

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James P. Dolan

Sheriff James Dolan was shot and killed near Mono Lake while chasing two drunk men in Mono Basin. The two had set fire to several buildings. A posse shot and killed both suspects.


  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Sheriff James P. Dolan was born December 23, 1876 & shot while pursuing criminals near Mono Lake. End of Watch: July 15, 1915. He was 38 years old. Deputies shot and killed the 2 criminals.

Penny Taylor, civilian
No agency- History & genealogy interests

October 5, 2020

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