Deputy U.S. Marshal Frederick L. Peterson

Deputy U.S. Marshal Frederick L. Peterson

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, July 14, 1951

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Frederick L. Peterson

Deputy Marshal Fred Peterson was killed in an automobile crash near Warm Lake Summit in Valley County, Idaho. He had traveled to Stibnite, Idaho on official business and was returning to Boise when his vehicle went off a steep mountain grade.

His wife, who was traveling with him, was also injured but was able to climb back up to the roadway to flag down a passing motorist.

Deputy Marshal Peterson was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location Idaho

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 62nd anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater

January 8, 2013

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