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Brazoria County Sheriff's Office Patch
Resided: TX, USA
Born: Unk  
Fallen: Aug. 10, 1902
Race/Sex: Caucasian Male / 27 yrs. of age
Agency
Dept: Brazoria County Sheriff's Office - TX
3602 County Road 45  
Angleton, TX   77515   USA
(979)864-2392
County: Brazoria
Dept. Type: County/Police
Hero's Rank: Posseman
Sworn Date: Unk
FBI Class: Homicide - Gun
Weapon Class: Firearm
Agency URL: Click Here
On The Job: 1 days
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Offender: No Info
Location:   Columbia, TX   USA   Sun. Aug. 10, 1902
Summary: Posseman Ed Smith was shot and killed while assisting a sheriff's deputy in an attempt to arrest a man for carrying a pistol in Columbia.

Upon learning that the man was armed, the deputy formed a posse to arrest him, including county attorney Ed Smith. As they attempted to arrest the man one of his friends opened fire, striking the deputy in the wrist and Posseman Smith in the chest.

Posseman Smith succumbed to his wounds the following morning.

Both men fled but were apprehended and returned to the county jail. On the night of January 14th, 1903, an angry mob of citizens stormed the county jail and fatally shot both prisoners.

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