Portrait of Dade County deputy sheriff and jailer Wilbur W. Hendrickson Sr. with his family.

Portrait of Dade County deputy sheriff and jailer Wilbur W. Hendrickson Sr. with his family.


Image Number

  • PR20290

Year

  • 1913

Date Note

  • Photographed on August 10, 1913.

Series Title

General Note

  • He is shown standing next to his wife Marion Platt Hendrickson by their son Wilbur Jr. At the left is Frances Lane Hendrickson Bridgeman.
  • Born on September 12, 1870 in Fair Port, Ohio. In 1888 he joined his uncle in Lake Worth, Florida to work in the family store. Married to Marion O. Platt on August 21, 1901. Prior to his being a deputy sheriff in Miami he had been marshal of West Palm Beach from 1904-1909. On June 2, 1915 he was shot and killed by Bob Ashley in an aborted attempt to break his brother out of jail. Deputy sheriff Hendrickson's name is inscribed on the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, D.C. (West Wall, Panel 56, Line 8).
  • Original photograph loaned to William Wilbanks by Jean Ann Thurber.

Rights

Title of Work

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

Additional Creator

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 7 x 5 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject


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Portrait of Dade County deputy sheriff and jailer Wilbur W. Hendrickson Sr. with his family. 1913. Black & white photoprint, 7 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13820>, accessed 18 July 2019.

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Portrait of Dade County deputy sheriff and jailer Wilbur W. Hendrickson Sr. with his family. 1913. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 18 Jul. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13820>.

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(State Archives of Florida)