Deputy City Marshal James Terrell Callaway

Deputy City Marshal James Terrell Callaway

Mount Calm City Marshal's Office, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, October 25, 1905

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James Terrell Callaway

Marshal Callaway was stabbed to death while attempting to arrest two drunk men at approximately 2330 hours. The suspects stabbed Marshal Callaway several times during the altercation. The two suspects were both convicted twice for the murder, but eventually had their convictions overturned or reduced.

Marshal Callaway had served with the Mount Calm City Marshal's Office for over one year.

He was survived by his wife, three children, and parents.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Incident Date Tuesday, October 24, 1905
  • Weapon Edged weapon
  • Offender Sentences overturned

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 104th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya


October 25, 2009

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