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Deputy Marshal James M. Rowan | United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

Deputy Marshal

James M. Rowan

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

End of Watch: Monday, January 31, 1898

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Location: Alaska

Incident Date: 1/31/1898

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect: Not available

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Deputy Marshal James Rowan was shot and killed while responding to a disturbance at a bar in the Pacific Northwest Territory (modern-day Alaska). He was shot by the suspect while attempting to calm him down.

Deputy Marshal Rowan was survived by his expectant wife. His son was born on the same day he was killed.

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Did visit the cemetery and Deputy Rowan's grave. Thought it very moving. Sounds like his grandchildren have done well. I am sure he watched over all of you and is very proud.

STO Gregory Sobodash #8192
California Highway Patrol
June 12, 2013

 

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