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Oct. 09, 1908
Caucasian Male / 42 yrs. of age
Greene County Sheriff's Dept.
Homicide - Gun
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Fri. Oct. 09, 1908
Sheriff William Henry Smith died from an accidential gunshot wound he suffered when his unholstered revolver fell out of his coat pocket. The firearm struck the floor, discharged and fatally wounded Sheriff Smith. He was taken to a private residence on Irish Street, in Greenville, and passed away later that day.
Sheriff Smith had taken office in Sept. 1908, a little more than one month before the incident.
He was survived by his wife Molly Harrison Smith and eight children.