Date of Birth:

July 9, 1908


Decatur, GA

Trooper School:



Post 14, Donalsonville

Date of Death:

August 16, 1961


Eustis, FL

Details of Incident:

On August 16, 1961, Trooper Nicholson, Sergeant Gray, and Trooper Massey were involved in a patrol car crash in Calhoun County, at the intersection of GA 45 and GA 234. Trooper Nicholson later died on August 18, 1961, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany.  Sergeant Gray and Trooper Massey died in the crash.