Scott, Deputy Sheriff Howard “Jack”


END OF WATCH: August 13,1956
Geauga County Sheriffs Office
Age: 47

On August 13, 1956, at approximately 10:15 p.m. Deputy Sheriff Howard ‘Jack’ Scott of the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office, was struck by a drunk driver while directing traffic on Route 43 in Bainbridge Township, Ohio.

Deputy Scott was transported to Marymount Hospital with severe injuries and was was pronounced dead on arrival.

Deputy Scott was survived by his wife of 25 years, Alice and their two children, Richard and Audrey.

Deputy Scott’s name is inscribed on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. Panel 22, East-7