Patrolman William Harvey McGuire

Patrolman William Harvey McGuire

Williamson Police Department, West Virginia

End of Watch Friday, August 19, 1927

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William Harvey McGuire

Patrolman Harvey McGuire and Patrolman David Deerfield were shot and killed by two former members of the police department who had refused to give up their jobs during a police department shake up.

Patrolman McGuire was survived by his wife.


  • Age 42
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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my reflection is, Harve McGuire was my late Aunts' Hester McGuires' husband. I have some of Harve's artifacts. Newspapers on the shooting and trial. His service revolver,. Hat, flashlight. My late Mother gave these to me in the mid 90's.

Bruce Miller

October 31, 2018

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