City Marshal Peter John Larson

City Marshal Peter John Larson

Dayton Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch Wednesday, January 3, 1894

Peter John Larson

Marsha Peter Larson succumbed to a gunshot wound. He was shot the previous night while trying to quell a disturbance.

The incident occurred when he and several citizens confronted a group of people who had come to town from Boone County to break up a dance.

The Marshal died approximately 24 hours later.

Marshal Larson had served with the Dayton Police Department for 7 years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, January 2, 1894
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in Peace, Marshal Larson. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

May 23, 2013

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