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State Archives of Florida
Group portrait of Dade County deputy sheriff and jailer Wilbur W. Hendrickson Sr. with family members.
Deputy sheriff Hendrickson was 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).
L-R: Alvin Hendrickson and Captain U.D. Hendrickson (uncles of Wilbur Sr.), Dorothy Hendrickson, Etta Hendrickson, and Frances Lane Hendrickson Bridgeman (Etta was U.D.'s wife and the mother of Dorothy and Frances), Marion Platt Hendrickson, Wilbur W. Hendrickson Sr. and Wilbur W. Hendrickson Jr.
Original photograph loaned to William Wilbanks by Jean Ann Thurber.
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Group portrait of Dade County deputy sheriff and jailer Wilbur W. Hendrickson Sr. with family members. 1913-08-10. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13865>, accessed 7 February 2023.
Group portrait of Dade County deputy sheriff and jailer Wilbur W. Hendrickson Sr. with family members. 1913-08-10. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13865>