Federal Prohibition Agent George A. Droz

Federal Prohibition Agent George A. Droz

United States Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service - Bureau of Prohibition, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, July 12, 1929

George A. Droz

Federal Prohibition Agent George Droz died after falling into a vat of boiling mash while conducting a moonshine investigation in Marrero, Louisiana.

He and other agents were walking around the exterior of the home when he fell through a disguised hole into the boiling mash. He was rushed to the hospital suffering from third degree burns, but died several days later.

Agent Droz was survived by his wife and three daughters.

Bio

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Incident Details

  • Cause Accidental
  • Location Louisiana

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 84th anniversary year 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 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater

January 6, 2013

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