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City Marshal Edward Whitaker | Georgetown Police Department, Ohio Georgetown Police Department, Ohio

City Marshal

Edward Whitaker

Georgetown Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Wednesday, May 25, 1887

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Sentenced to life

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City Marshal Ed Whitaker was shot and killed as he was walking down a local street with his wife.

The suspect, who was angry because Marshal Whitaker had arrested him several times, was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to life in prison January 18, 1888.

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Marshal Whitaker,
On today, the 120th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Georgetown.


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May 25, 2017


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