Custody Officer
Hiram B. McWilliams
Indiana Department of Correction
Wednesday, November 22, 1911

Age: 40
Served:
Badge #:
Military Service:
Not Included
Not Included

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Assault
Date/Time of Incident:
Tuesday, November 21, 1911

Incident to Death Duration:
1 day
Incident Location:
1410 South Clark Boulevard, Clarksville
Incident County:
Clark
Incident Township:
Jeffersonville
Weapon Used:
Hammer
Suspect Info:

Burial Location:
Mifflin Cemetery, Mifflin

   Custody Officer Hiram McWilliams died as a result of injuries he suffered the previous day during an assault by an inmate at the Indiana Reformatory in Clarksville.

   Custody Officer McWilliams was struck by an inmate four times with a hammer. He was taken to the institution's hospital, where he died from his injuries the following morning.

   Custody Officer McWilliams was survived by his wife, sister, three brothers and father.