Constable Sam M. Moore

Constable Sam M. Moore

Williamson County Constable's Office - Precinct 2, Texas

End of Watch Friday, February 16, 1934

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Sam M. Moore

Constable Moore and Marshal Henry Lindsey, of the Granger City Marshal's Office, were shot and killed while placing a prisoner in a jail cell. The suspect had been arrested for failing to pay a $28.50 fine for disturbing the peace and abusive language. As the two officers placed the man in the jail cell he produced a .38 caliber handgun and shot both men to death. The suspect was convicted of both murders and executed in 1935.
Constable Moore was elected constable in 1932.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Executed in 1935

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Rest in Peace Constable Sam Moore. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice. I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw at the flesh of your murderer.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston,TX

February 15, 2016

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