Deputy George L. Duncan

Deputy George L. Duncan

Travis County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, September 23, 1911

George L. Duncan

Deputy Duncan was shot and killed by a suspect that had just murdered a saloonkeeper and attempted to murder the bartender. Deputy Duncan heard the shots from his home and went to investigate when he was shot and killed by the suspect. As he lay dead the suspect stole his gun, but was arrested a short time later.

The suspect was convicted of the saloonkeeper's murder and sentenced to life. He was pardoned by Governor William P. Hobby on January 18, 1921.

Deputy Duncan had been with the agency for one month and was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 1 month
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Pardoned in 1921

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Rest in Peace Deputy Sheriff George L. Duncan. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Travis County and The Great State of Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and those brave souls who have chosen to follow in your footsteps. I also Pray that the scum that murdered you burns forever in the lake of fire! May that worthless Governor have his feet scorched by the fire also!


Senior Special Agent Barry Sherwood Ret.
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

September 23, 2016

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