Deputy U.S. Marshal Arthur J. Harrington

Deputy U.S. Marshal Arthur J. Harrington

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

End of Watch Tuesday, June 6, 1876

Arthur J. Harrington

Deputy Marshal Arthur Harrington was shot and killed on the Ohio River, near Maysville, Kentucky, while attempting to serve an arrest warrant on a steamboat captain at approximately 6:00 pm.

As Deputy Marshal Harrington stepped onto the boat to serve the warrant the man opened fired with a shotgun, fatally wounding him. Members of Deputy Marshal Harrington's posse returned fire, killing the subject.

Deputy Marshal Harrington had served with the United States Marshals Service for approximately 10 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 45
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Kentucky
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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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

June 6, 2015

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