Sherman M Ricketts

Sherman M Ricketts (HM1N9Z)

Location: West Liberty, OH 43357 Logan County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 15.21', W 83° 45.348'

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1898 - 1962

In tribute to

Chief of Police: 1958- 1962
Sherman M. Ricketts
Who gave his life in the line of duty
in the early morning hours of June 29th, 1962.
while investigating a suspicious person
complaint, he was struck down without warning
by the bullets of a gunman. Although mortally
wounded by three bullets, without the slightest
regard for his own safety, the dying Chief
Ricketts returned the fleeing gunman's
fire and disabled him.
This tablet presented by the family
HM NumberHM1N9Z
Placed ByWest Liberty Town Council and Businessmens’ Association. Appreciative Citizens and Interested Friends
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 265622 N 4459537
Decimal Degrees40.25350000, -83.75580000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 15.21', W 83° 45.348'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 15' 12.6" N, 83° 45' 20.88" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)937
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201 N Detroit St, West Liberty OH 43357, US
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