Special Agent Lloyd James Spaur

Special Agent Lloyd James Spaur

Union Pacific Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Sunday, August 4, 1912

Lloyd James Spaur

Special Agent Lloyd Spaur was shot and killed from ambush while patrolling the Union Pacific Railroad yards in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

His body was found between two tracks approximately two hours after other railroad employees heard a loud explosion. He had been shot once in the head and his service revolver had been stolen.

Special Agent Spaur had served with the Union Pacific Railroad Police Department for two years and had previously served as a deputy warden with the Wyoming State Penitentiary.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Wyoming
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available


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Special Agent Spaur, you gave your life helping to protect one of America's greatest assets, it's railroads. We can only hope that your murderer(s) faced true justice, if not in this life, then in the next.

God Bless and may your eternal rest be ever peaceful, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

September 7, 2016

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