Deputy Richard Alfred Sheppard

Black and white portrait of Deputy Richard Alfred SheppardPlacer County Deputy Sheriff Richard A. Sheppard was killed in an automobile accident on September 6, 1955, while pursuing a stolen vehicle in Tahoe Vista, Lake Tahoe, California. He was 28 years old. 

Richard was a resident deputy out of the North Lake Tahoe Station and had served for less than one year. He was survived by his daughter and was a veteran of World War II.