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Deputy U.S. Marshal James H. Short | United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

Deputy U.S. Marshal

James H. Short

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch: Saturday, May 26, 1923

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 46

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Location: Kentucky

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Deputy Marshal Short was shot and killed near Maulden, Kentucky, while attempting to serve a warrant on a man for illegally producing whiskey. The suspect fled into the nearby hills after shooting Deputy Marshal Short.

Deputy Marshal Short was survived by his wife.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
May 26, 2015

 

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