Federal Prohibition Agent Howard Brooke Oursler

Federal Prohibition Agent Howard Brooke Oursler

United States Department of Justice - Bureau of Prohibition, U.S. Government

End of Watch Wednesday, October 12, 1932

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Howard Brooke Oursler

Federal Prohibition Agent Howard Oursler was shot and killed and another agent was shot in the foot while attempting arrest a bootlegger in Stillwell, Oklahoma.

The suspect was arrested and confessed to the murder. He was convicted of first degree manslaughter and sentenced to life in prison.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Oklahoma
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Rest in peace Federal Prohibition Agent Oursler.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 12, 2021

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