Deputy Sheriff Charles Nicholas Mitchell

Deputy Sheriff Charles Nicholas Mitchell

Mayes County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch Thursday, December 24, 1908

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Charles Nicholas Mitchell

Deputy Sheriff Charles Mitchell was shot and killed while attempting to break up a disturbance at a local Christmas program. Deputy Mitchell was inside attending the program when he was notified of a disturbance outside. When he went out side to investigate he was shot three times and fatally wounded.

Three brothers were later arrested and charged with his murder.

Deputy Mitchell was survived by his wife, five children, two brothers, and three sisters.


  • Age 36
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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This is my Great Grandfather, My Grandmother Chloe Edith Mitchell (Griffin) was 3 years old, the youngest of the 7 children Florence, Mitchell Griffin) ,not 5, was 3 months old at the time of his death. I hold the highest regard for my Great Grandfather and to all who have fallen in the line of duty

GGranddaughter Susan Thomas
Great Granddaughter

July 6, 2015

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