Federal Prohibition Agent Howell J. Lynch

Federal Prohibition Agent Howell J. Lynch

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

End of Watch Thursday, July 6, 1922

Howell J. Lynch

Federal Prohibition Agent Howell Lynch was shot and killed while raiding a still near Gainsboro, Tennessee, with a local deputy sheriff.

The raiding party was fired on from ambush and Agent Lynch was killed. No suspects were ever identified in his murder.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

July 15, 2015

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