Deputy U.S. Marshal Thomas Young

Deputy U.S. Marshal Thomas Young

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

End of Watch Friday, August 25, 1882

Thomas Young

Marshal Young was shot and killed after he and another marshal arrested a man at Lake West, Indian Territory (present day Oklahoma). Shortly after the arrest they were attacked and Marshal Young was shot eight times. All of the suspects escaped.


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

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Oklahoma
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Escaped

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 127th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was murdered on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya


August 25, 2009

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