|Death: ||Jul. 27, 1927|
West Virginia, USA
Prohibition Officer Everett Adams was shot and killed by four men who had held a grudge against him due to his work as a prohibition officer.
Officer Adams was walking along a road in the Harts section of Logan County when he was accosted. One of the men held him at gunpoint as a second disarmed him. The armed man then opened fire on him, striking him four times as he attempted to flee.
He was taken to a nearby house where he succumbed to his wounds the following day.
Officer Adams had served with the West Virginia Department of Prohibition for only a few months. He was survived by his wife, three children, and six siblings.
Nettie Adams Blair (1902 - 1983)*
Created by: James Myers
Record added: Dec 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63152027