Border Patrol Inspector Elgar B. Holliday

Border Patrol Inspector Elgar B. Holliday

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government

End of Watch Wednesday, October 18, 1967

Elgar B. Holliday

Border Patrol Inspector Elgar Holliday suffered a fatal heart attack following three straight days of rescue efforts in the Rio Grande Valley, Texas, following Hurricane Beulah.

During the third day he began to suffer chest pains and was checked into a hospital where he was diagnosed with heart failure due to over-exertion. He remained in the hospital until his death in October.

Inspector Holliday had been employed with the United States Border Patrol for 12 years. He was buried in the Pebbles Cemetery in Livingston, Polk County, Texas.

Bio

  • Age 56
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Location Texas
  • Incident Date Sunday, September 24, 1967

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 44th 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

October 18, 2011

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