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Sheriff Sidney Smith McMath

Columbia County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

End of Watch Saturday, April 22, 1911

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Reflections for Sheriff Sidney Smith McMath

Rest in peace Sheriff McMath.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 23, 2022

Sheriff McMath,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Columbia County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

April 22, 2021

Sheriff McMath was the grandfather of Sidney Sanders McMath, World War II Marine hero, acclaimed trial lawyer and progressive reform governor of Arkansas.

Sandy McMath, trial lawyer
Great grandson

July 25, 2017

You're never forgotten. Thank you for protecting fellow Arkansans. God bless

Special Agent-in-Charge Diane Upchurch
FBI - Little Rock

April 23, 2017

Sheriff McMath was the grand nephew and namesake of Sidney Smith, one of the Texan Patriots executed by Santa Anna's troops at Goliad. Sheriff McMath's grand son, Sidney Sanders McMath, became the 34th Governor of Arkansas (1949-1953) and a leading U.S. trial lawyer.

Sam Hogg

September 12, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the one hundred and first anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

April 22, 2012

Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Deputy T. Luttrell

October 6, 2011

Sheriff McMath,
Sir, it has taken over 100 years but you are finally being honored. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Columbia County.



September 28, 2011

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