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

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.

Bio

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

Incident Details

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

Most Recent Reflection

View all 6 Reflections

As your great-great grandson I think of your sacrifice. I carried on the tradition with 26 years of law enforcement service. Rest in peace.

Major Carl Allen
Great, great Grandson, Ada P.D.

December 26, 2014

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.