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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.


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


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