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John C "Maricopa Slim" Power
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Birth: Oct. 5, 1884
Lampasas County
Texas, USA
Death: Nov. 5, 1914
Pinal County
Arizona, USA

Deputy Sheriff John C. Power
Pinal County Sheriff's Department
End of Watch: Thursday, November 5, 1914

Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Thursday, November 5, 1914
Weapon Used: Handgun; .45 caliber
Suspect Info: Shot and killed

Deputy Sheriff John "Maricopa Slim" Power was shot and killed as he attempted to stop a fight on a circus train. As he rain along side the train a suspect jumped from the train and shots were exchanged. Both Deputy Power and the suspect fell to the ground wounded. Both were transported to a local hospital where they died.

One of the bullets recovered from Deputy Power's body was not fired from the gun of the suspect, and it still remains a mystery where that shot was fired from.


Father: John Franklin Power Jr
Mother: Mary Emma Powell

Wife: Clara A Caid Power
Son: Jessie (born: 12-31-1906 in Arizona)
Created by: Marilyn
Record added: Dec 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 46159010

- Marilyn
 Added: Dec. 30, 2009

- Marilyn
 Added: Dec. 30, 2009

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