Federal Prohibition Agent Stanton E. Weiss

Federal Prohibition Agent Stanton E. Weiss

United States Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service - Prohibition Unit, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, August 28, 1920

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Stanton E. Weiss

Federal Prohibition Agent Stanton Weiss and Deputy Homer Adrean, of the Oklahoma County Sheriff's Department, were shot and killed when they raided a house searching for illegal whiskey. Another deputy was shot and wounded.

One of the suspects was shot and killed at the scene and the second was hanged by an angry mob who removed him from the jail.

Agent Weiss is buried in Fairlawn Cemetery in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Oklahoma
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Agent Weiss,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country.


United States Border Patrol

August 28, 2020

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