Portrait of Liberty County sheriff Jay Lemuel Forehand

Portrait of Liberty County sheriff Jay Lemuel Forehand


Image Number

  • PR20311

Year

  • Between 1901 and 1919

Series Title

General Note

  • Sheriff Forehand was born on February 4, 1875 in Cove Mills, Florida. He became sheriff of Liberty County in 1901. Married Pauline Weaver on October 8, 1903. On August 29, 1919 he was shot and killed while attempting to arrest Charlie Davis for attempted murder and rape. The name of Jay Lemuel Forehand is inscribed on the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, D.C. (West Wall, Panel 59, Line 19).

Rights

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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Chicago Manual of Style

Portrait of Liberty County sheriff Jay Lemuel Forehand. Between 1901 and 1919. Black & white photoprint, 5 x 4 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13840>, accessed 12 December 2017.

MLA

Portrait of Liberty County sheriff Jay Lemuel Forehand. Between 1901 and 1919. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 12 Dec. 2017.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13840>.

AP Style Photo Citation

(State Archives of Florida)