Deputy U.S. Marshal Samuel Enoch Vaughn

Deputy U.S. Marshal Samuel Enoch Vaughn

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

End of Watch Saturday, August 8, 1953

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Samuel Enoch Vaughn

Deputy Marshal Samuel Vaughn was killed in Bartow County, Georgia, while transporting two prisoners from Tennessee to Atlanta, Georgia.

The two prisoners were some how able to overpower Deputy Marshal Vaughn and his partner. At some point the suspects shot Deputy Marshal Vaughn several times and left his body on the side of U.S. 41. They held the other deputy marshal as a hostage as they continued to flee. The suspects were apprehended and convicted of his murder.

Deputy Marshal Vaughan had served in several law enforcement positions in his 20-year career.


  • Age 54
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Georgia
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Convicted of murder

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So very proud of you. Heard so much about you from Grandpa before he passed. I am honored to be your great granddaughter. RIP

Kristla Vaughn

September 11, 2020

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