Deputy Sheriff Henry Clay Treadway

Photo of Deputy Sheriff Henry Clay Treadway
End of Watch: Thu, Apr 18th, 1907
Date of Incident: Thu, Apr 18th, 1907
Cause of Death: Exposure (Toxins)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 43


His wife and four young children.


Deputy H.C. Treadway died after being overtaken by leaking gas a hotel in Frankfort, Kentucky.

He had gone to the city to deliver a prisoner to the state penitentiary. After delivering the prisoner he got a hotel room for the night before his return trip home.

His body was found in the room in the morning. It was discovered that a gas jet had been leaking all night, causing him to asphyxiate.

Deputy Treadway was survived by his wife and four young children.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Owsley County Sheriff's Office Patch
Main Street
P.O. Box 749
Booneville, Kentucky 41314
(606) 593-5161


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