City Marshal John H. Scott

City Marshal John H. Scott

Quinton Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Wednesday, April 17, 1918

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John H. Scott

Marshal Scott was shot and killed while walking with a man to the city jail to release the man's son. Another man walked up behind the pair and shot Marshal Scott in the back of the head. The suspect was arrested and convicted of murder.

Marshal Scott had served with the Quinton Police Department for 3 months. He was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 3 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Convicted of murder

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We salute the service and memory of City Marshall John Scott on the 100th anniversary of his death. Thank you sir, for your service. May your memory be cherished by your family for ever. Your assailant is long forgotten, but your memory lives on.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona

April 17, 2018

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