City Marshal John T. Morgan

City Marshal John T. Morgan

Taylor Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, July 16, 1884

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John T. Morgan

Marshal Morgan succumbed to wounds sustained two days earlier during an altercation with the owner of a local ice cream parlor. The suspect was tried for the murder and acquitted.

Marshal Morgan had been elected to the position in April 1883. He was survived by his sister.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 1 year, 3 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, July 14, 1884
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

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Rest in Peace City Marshal John T. Morgan. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice Protecting the citizens of Taylor, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw on the bones of your murderer.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

July 17, 2016

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