Warehouse Agent Robert G. Anderson

Warehouse Agent Robert G. Anderson

United States Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service - Prohibition Unit, U.S. Government

End of Watch Monday, April 16, 1923

Robert G. Anderson

Warehouse Agent Robert Anderson was shot and killed while assigned to the Hammond Distillery, at 150th Street and Calumet Avenue, in Hammond, Indiana.

As Agent Anderson reported for duty in the early morning hours, he encountered six armed suspects when he passed through the entrance gates. The suspects, who apparently were about to steal liquor from the warehouse, shot and killed Agent Anderson before fleeing the scene in an automobile.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Indiana
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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I am privileged to be among the first to leave a reflection for you. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 89th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

April 17, 2012

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