Deputy Sheriff John H. Miller

Deputy Sheriff John H. Miller

Iredell County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, June 30, 1917

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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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The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Family Auxiliary, on behalf of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office, wants to extend our continued condolences and prayers to the family of our fallen Deputy who made the ultimate sacrifice. We have not forgotten your dedication and heroic acts.

Deputy John H. Miller served the citizens of Iredell County with honor and we are forever thankful for his service.

ICSO Family Auxiliary
Iredell County Sheriff's Office

April 30, 2018

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