Trooper Harvey Lewis Nicholson

Trooper Harvey Lewis Nicholson

Georgia State Patrol, Georgia

End of Watch Friday, August 18, 1961

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Harvey Lewis Nicholson

Trooper Harvey Nicholson, Trooper Roy Massey, and Sergeant Charles Gray were killed when their department vehicle was struck by another car at the intersection of Highway 55 and Highway 45 in Calhoun County. The troopers were returning from a pistol match in Americus, Georgia.

Trooper Nicholson succumbed to his injuries two days after the accident.


  • Age 53
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 254

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, August 16, 1961

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Trooper Nicholson,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Georgia. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

August 18, 2021

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