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Constable Silas A. Gamble, Sr. | Williamson County Constable's Office - Precinct 6, Texas Williamson County Constable's Office - Precinct 6, Texas


Silas A. Gamble, Sr.

Williamson County Constable's Office - Precinct 6, Texas

End of Watch: Monday, August 29, 1898

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 48

Tour: 2 years, 7 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Not available

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Constable Gamble was assassinated in an unprovoked attack while playing dominoes with two friends. The assailant shot Constable Gamble with a shotgun from approximately 30 feet away. No witnesses saw the actual shooter, who fled the scene. Approximately two weeks later there was an assassination attempt on the constable from a neighboring precinct, and it is believed that the two shootings were related.

Constable Gamble had been elected to the position on November 3, 1896. He was survived by his wife, son, and daughter. He was buried in Old Taylor Cemetery in Williamson County.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 111th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was murdered on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

August 29, 2009


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