Marshal William E. Gibson

Marshal William E. Gibson

Horicon Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Thursday, October 19, 1882

William E. Gibson

Marshal William Gibson was shot and killed while placing a prisoner in a cell. Marshal Gibson had removed one revolver from the suspect but the man had a second gun. The suspect fled the scene and was never identified.

Marshal Gibson had previously served with the United States Army during the United States Civil War and was survived by his wife and two children. He is buried at Oakhill Cemetery in Horicon, Wisconsin.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never identified

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Rest in God's loving embrace, hero. You will never be forgotten.

Retired Wisconsin L.E.O.

February 25, 2014

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