Deputy Sheriff Hugh James Gallagher Sr.
Storey County Sheriff's Office
End of Watch: Friday, April 30, 1948
Tour of Duty: 1 year
Badge Number: Unknown
Cause of Death: Heart attack
Date of Incident: Friday, April 30, 1948
Weapon Used: N/A
Suspect Info: Unknown
Deputy Gallagher had served with the agency for only one year.
Deputy Gallagher's grandson, Ron Gallagher, has created a living history audio statement regarding Deputy Gallagher's career, life experiences in Virginia City, and the on duty incident that took his life in the line of duty. Contact with Ron Gallagher may be made through the Silver State National Peace Officers Museum.