Deputy U.S. Marshal Thomas Jefferson "Tom" Taylor

Deputy U.S. Marshal Thomas Jefferson "Tom" Taylor

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

End of Watch Saturday, October 13, 1900

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Thomas Jefferson "Tom" Taylor

Deputy Marshal Taylor was shot and killed by a prisoner in Pawnee, Oklahoma. Deputy Marshal Taylor, another deputy marshal, and the prisoner were sitting in a room when a the prisoner suddenly jumped up with a handgun and shot Deputy Marshal Taylor twice, killing him.

The suspect fled the area but was arrested a short time later.

Deputy Marshal Taylor was survived by his wife, two sons, and two daughters.


  • Age Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Oklahoma
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Apprehended

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Deputy Marshal Taylor,
On today, the 111th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country.



October 13, 2011

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