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Park Ranger James Alexander Cary | United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, U.S. Government United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, U.S. Government

Park Ranger

James Alexander Cary

United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch: Saturday, March 12, 1927

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: 4 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Location: Arkansas

Incident Date: 3/12/1927

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect: Never apprehended

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Ranger Cary was shot and killed when he was ambushed by bootleggers on West Mountain in Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas. His body was discovered the next day by other rangers. His killers were never found.

Ranger Cary was survived by his wife, 5-year-old son, and 8-month-old daughter.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 85th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
March 12, 2012

 

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