Deputy U.S. Marshal John Franklin Gooding

Deputy U.S. Marshal John Franklin Gooding

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

End of Watch Thursday, July 18, 1935

John Franklin Gooding

Deputy Marshal Gooding was killed in an automobile accident while transporting a prisoner from Sumter County to Charleston, South Carolina. Deputy Marshal Gooding's vehicle went out of control on the rain-slicked road and struck a concrete bridge.

He and the prisoner were both killed instantly.

Deputy Marshal Gooding had served with the agency for 1 year.

Bio

  • Age 55
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location South Carolina

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This was my grandfather whom I never met as he died before I was born. I had heard the story of his passing and have seen pictures of him and his daughter, Nina, my mother. Thank you for remembering him

Patricia campbell
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March 31, 2016

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