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City Marshal Samuel Bucher | Westport Marshal's Office, Missouri Westport Marshal's Office, Missouri

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Samuel Bucher

Westport Marshal's Office, Missouri

End of Watch: Sunday, June 15, 1879

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 55

Tour: Not available

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Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Marshal Samuel Bucher was shot and killed in his front yard by two men who awoke him from sleep. He had been in an altercation with the local telegraph operator two weeks earlier.

Marshal Bucher had previously served with the Union Army during the Civil War and is buried in Union Cemetery, Kansas City, jackson County, Missouri.

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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 15, 2015

 

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