Marshal David Clayton Ogsbury

Marshal David Clayton Ogsbury

Silverton Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Wednesday, August 24, 1881

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David Clayton Ogsbury

Marshal David Ogsbury was shot and killed by a suspect wanted by another local sheriff. The suspect was captured by a mob and lynched.

Marshal Ogsbury had served with the Silverton Police Department for only three months.

He is buried at the Guilderland Cemetery in Altamont, Albany County, New York.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 3 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Lynched by mob

arrest attempt, warrant

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Clate was my cousin. While I never met him, I am proud of his service to his community.
He was one of many peace officers in my family.

captain david e ogsbury
albany county 76 search and rescue

February 8, 2023

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