Deputy Sheriff John H. Miller

Deputy Sheriff John H. Miller

Iredell County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, June 30, 1917

John H. Miller

Deputy Miller was shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant on a 60 year old man two miles east of Mooresville. The suspect shot him in the chest with a shotgun when he told him he had a warrant for his arrest. A posse captured the suspect the next day.

The suspect was convicted of Deputy Miller's murder and executed in the electric chair on September 25, 1917.

Deputy Miller was survived by his wife, six children, three brothers, and four sisters.


  • Age 36
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Executed in 1917

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 4, 2015

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