Sheriff Harding H. Duval

Sheriff Harding H. Duval

Brooke County Sheriff's Office, West Virginia

End of Watch Monday, July 17, 1922

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Harding H. Duval

Sheriff Harding Duval was shot and killed when he and several deputies responded to a report of striking miners shooting at a mine in Cliftonville.

When the deputies arrived the miners started shooting at them. In the exchange of gunfire Sheriff Duval and six miners were shot and killed.

Sheriff Duval's son succeeded him as sheriff of Brooke County.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Sheriff Duval,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Brooke County.


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July 17, 2022

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