Deputy Constable James H. Bush

Photo of Deputy Constable James H. Bush
End of Watch: Sun, May 6th, 1928
Date of Incident: Sun, May 6th, 1928
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 27


His wife Grace, daughter Clara, his parents and two siblings


Deputy Constable Bush and two other deputies were sent by the sheriff to a dance hall to arrest an individual regarding a shooting. As they attempted to arrest him, family members and friends of the man began shooting at the deputies. Deputy Bush died in the incident and another deputy was wounded.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Floyd County Constable's Office Patch
Prestonburg, Kentucky 41653


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