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Posseman John Garritson | Delaware Marshal's Office, Oklahoma Delaware Marshal's Office, Oklahoma

Posseman

John Garritson

Delaware Marshal's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Saturday, January 6, 1917

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: 1 day

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Not available

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Posseman John Garritson and City Marshal Charles Bullock where shot and killed when Marshal Bullock led a posse of seven men pursuing the "Poe/Hart gang" for the armed robbery of a local store. The gang was trailed to a wooded area where a gang of fifteen men ambushed the Marshal’s small posse.

Posseman Gartison was survived by his wife.

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