Constable Jacob Montgomery Howard

Constable Jacob Montgomery Howard

Elliott County Constable's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Thursday, January 29, 1885

Jacob Montgomery Howard

Constable Jacob Howard was shot and killed while questioning a suspected outlaw. The suspect escaped but was later captured and died of Tuberculosis.

Constable Howard had previously served with the Confederate Army during the Civil War and was survived by his wife and five sons.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Died of tuberculosis after apprehension

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Constable Howard,
On today, the 132nd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Howard County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

January 29, 2017

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