Chief Deputy Seymore L. ClarkDied on November 27, 1908
Weber County Sheriff’s Office
Chief Deputy Clark was shot and killed by a burglar. At approximately 9 p.m., the 37-year-old victim and another deputy responded to a Uintah farm on a complaint of trespassing. The two officers arrested a vagrant and were returning to Ogden in a buggy when they observed a man entering a boxcar on a rail siding. When they stopped to investigate, the man opened fire on them with a .32-caliber automatic pistol. Deputy Clark was shot four times and died a few minutes later. The other deputy and the suspect were both wounded. The killer was never identified. Deputy Clark was married but had no children. He is buried in Ogden City Cemetery. His bronze name plaque is sponsored by the Weber County Deputy Sheriff’s Association.