Private Will P. Stillwell

Private Will P. Stillwell

Texas Rangers, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, April 3, 1918

Will P. Stillwell

Private Stillwell was shot and killed as he and U.S. Customs inspectors confronted smugglers at the Rio Grande River near Santa Helena, Texas. Private Stillwell and a Mexican bandit were killed during a shootout.

Private Stillwell was survived by his wife and children.


  • Age 49
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in Peace Texas Ranger Will P. Stillwell. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting our Great State.

I Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw at the flesh of your murderers!


Senior Special Agent B. L. Sherwood
Port Terminal Railroad Police

April 3, 2016

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