Marshal David Clayton Ogsbury

Marshal David Clayton Ogsbury

Silverton Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Wednesday, August 24, 1881

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 been in the office for only three months.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 3 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Marshal David C. Ogburn...Thank you for your ultimate sacrifice to serve and protect the citizens. We honor You and All who've fallen in LOD!

David McAllister, Peace Officer (ret.)
U.S. Park Police/FBI/Jefferson County Sheriff's Dept.

May 14, 2018

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