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Jailer Arthur Waggoner Bowman | Hart County Jail, Kentucky Hart County Jail, Kentucky

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Arthur Waggoner Bowman

Hart County Jail, Kentucky

End of Watch: Thursday, April 30, 1931

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 41

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Jailer Arthur Bowman was shot and killed while riding with a posse searching for a man wanted on a shooting charge.

The posse encountered another subject and was they began to question him the man opened fire, fatally wounding Jailer Bowman. Other members of the posse returned fire, fatally wounding the man.

Jailer Bowman was survived by his wife.

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Arthur,
On today, the 86th anniversary of your death I would just like
to say thank you to you and your Son(KIA during WW II while serving with the USN aboard the USS DeHaven DD 469 fighting the Japanese in the Pacific)for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Hart County and our Country. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Fair Winds And Following Seas

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
April 30, 2017

 

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