City Marshal Charles H. Keeler

City Marshal Charles H. Keeler

The Dalles Police Department, Oregon

End of Watch Thursday, September 5, 1867

Charles H. Keeler

Marshal Keeler was shot and killed after arresting a soldier from the Army's 23rd Infantry for disorderly conduct. While escorting the suspect to jail Marshal Keeler and a deputy were approached by a group of soldiers who demanded his release. When Marshal Keeler refused to release the soldier he was shot and killed.

Marshal Keeler was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 36
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Not available

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