Deputy Marshal John Francis Conway

Deputy Marshal John Francis Conway

Carroll Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch Saturday, May 21, 1921

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John Francis Conway

Deputy Marshal John Conway was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man wanted for passing a forged check. Deputy Marshal Conway and the town's night marshal located the man, who attempted to flee. Deputy Marshal Conway caught the suspect but was shot three times in the ensuing struggle.

Deputy Marshal Conway was a WWI veteran.


  • Age 24
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 21, 2015

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