Special Deputy Sheriff John G. Saxton

Special Deputy Sheriff John G. Saxton

Harney County Sheriff's Department, Oregon

End of Watch Sunday, October 4, 1903

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John G. Saxton

Special Deputy Saxton and Special Deputy Jack West were shot and killed in the line of duty. The suspect was convicted of their murder, sentenced to death, and hanged at the Oregon State Penitentiary on January 29, 1904.


  • Age 44
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1904

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 106th anniversary 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya


October 19, 2009

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