Special Agent Robert F. Stringer

Special Agent Robert F. Stringer

White Oak Railway Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Thursday, July 25, 1912

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Robert F. Stringer

Special Agent Robert Stringer was shot and killed by strikers at a mine in Mucklow, West Virginia.

He was traveling on a railroad handcar with other detectives when the striking miners opened fire on them, killing Agent Stringer and wounding the chief of detectives.

West Virginia National Guard troops were deployed to the area as a result of the strike.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location West Virginia
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

ambush, strike

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Rest in Peace Special Agent Robert F. Stringer. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting America's steel roadways.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw on the souls of your murderers. May their screams of anguish rise up from the grave as they are consumed in the lake of fire.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

July 24, 2016

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