Portrait of Clay County sheriff Theodore S. Cherry

Portrait of Clay County sheriff Theodore S. Cherry

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/13810
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Title

  • Portrait of Clay County sheriff Theodore S. Cherry

Image Number

  • PR20280

Year

  • 19--

Series Title

General Note

  • Born on October 31, 1876, in Clay County. Married Mary Aurula Hall on January 7, 1897. He had been in office about two years after being appointed to succeed Sheriff James Weeks who had died in office. Sheriff Cherry was re-elected in November 1912. On July 6, 1913 he was shot and killed by a laborer (Roscoe Smith) after asking where he was going with a shot gun. The name of Theodore Shelton Cherry is inscribed on the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, D.C. (East Wall, Panel 1, Line 6).

Title of Work

  • Forgotten Heroes: Police Officers Killed in Early Florida 1840-1925

Additional Creator

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 5 x 4 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject


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