Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 years
Badge # Not available
Incident Date: 8/16/1917
Suspect: Not available
Inspector Elbert Lamberth was shot and killed in Stantonville, Tennessee, while investigating a dispute between the rural postal carrier and the postmaster.
Inspector Lambert was shot in the courtyard of the Elam Hotel while speaking with the rural carrier.
Inspector Lamberth had served with the Postal Inspection Service for 3 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.