Deputy U.S. Marshal Whit Gullette Wright

Deputy U.S. Marshal Whit Gullette Wright

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

End of Watch Wednesday, August 2, 1939

Whit Gullette Wright

Deputy Marshal Whit Wright was killed in an automobile accident in Perquimans County, North Carolina.

Deputy Marshal Wright had previously served as sheriff of the county from 1921 - 1922. He was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 50
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location North Carolina

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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 74th 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

January 26, 2013

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