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Champ  Crawford
Sheriff Champ Crawford
Term: 1935-1942

Sheriff Champ Crawford

Former Sheriff Champ Crawford.  

Sheriff Crawford was shot and killed in the local barber shop by the man he had just beaten in the recent election for sheriff's office. Sheriff Crawford was in the barber shop when the losing opponent entered and began arguing with him. The man suddenly pulled a gun and opened fire, fatally wounding Sheriff Crawford.


Despite being mortally wounded, Sheriff Crawford was able to return fire and fatally wounded the suspect.


Sheriff Crawford had served as sheriff for 7 years.



Tour 7 years


Cause Gunfire

Weapon Gun; Unknown type

Offender Shot and killed