Deputy U.S. Marshal R. Lee Taylor

Deputy U.S. Marshal R. Lee Taylor

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, October 1, 1891

R. Lee Taylor

Deputy Marshal Taylor was shot and killed by a property owner while interviewing another man. The property owner had was drunk and was upset that Deputy Marshal Taylor and the other man were on his property.

The owner retrieved a double barrel shotgun and shot Deputy Marshal Taylor in the chest, killing him.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Oklahoma
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Not available

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 122nd anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

April 25, 2013

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