Deputy Sheriff James Lowry

Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, Arizona
End of Watch: Tuesday,  July 16, 1918

Deputy Lowry was shot and killed when he attempted to break up a fight.  Deputy  Lowry was a deputized guard at the United Verde Extension Mine below Jerome.  As  he was attempting to break up a fight he was shot to death.  The shooter fled  into the hills and a posse was sent after him.  The shooter was later shot by  another deputy.

Deputy Lowry was 65 years old at the time of his death  and was a three term Yavapai County Sheriff.