Federal Prohibition Agent Richard D. Griffin

Federal Prohibition Agent Richard D. Griffin

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

End of Watch Monday, December 6, 1920

Richard D. Griffin

Federal Prohibition Agent Richard Griffin was shot and killed while raiding a still near Gadsden, Alabama.

He and two other agents had arrested five men during the raid. Agent Griffin was shot as he began to chase one of the men who attempted to escape.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Alabama
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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