Deputy U.S. Marshal Edward Ellis Thurlo

Deputy U.S. Marshal Edward Ellis Thurlo

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

End of Watch Monday, February 10, 1896

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Edward Ellis Thurlo

Deputy Marshal Edward Thurlo was shot and killed while inspecting a wagon he believed was loaded with illegal whiskey in Duncan, Oklahoma. While doing so the wagon owner suddenly opened fire, killing him. The suspect was arrested a short time later.

Deputy Marshal Thurlo also served as the city marshal of Duncan. He was survived by his expectant wife, daughter and son.


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

Incident Details

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

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DUSM Thurlo,
On today, the 125th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

February 10, 2021

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