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City Marshal John T. Morgan | Taylor Police Department, Texas Taylor Police Department, Texas

City Marshal

John T. Morgan

Taylor Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Wednesday, July 16, 1884

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 1 year, 3 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 7/14/1884

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Acquitted

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Marshal Morgan succumbed to wounds sustained two days earlier during an altercation with the owner of a local ice cream parlor. The suspect was tried for the murder and acquitted.

Marshal Morgan had been elected to the position in April 1883. He was survived by his sister.

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Rest in Peace City Marshal John T. Morgan. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice Protecting the citizens of Taylor, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw on the bones of your murderer.

Amen.

Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX
July 17, 2016

 

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