Guard James C. Arnold

Guard James C. Arnold

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, February 26, 1891

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James C. Arnold

Guard Arnold drowned in the Puget Sound while transporting two prisoners from the territorial prison on McNeil Island to Steilacoom, Washington. They encountered a sudden squall during the trip that capsized their sailboat.

The bodies of Guard Arnold and the two convicts were never located.

Guard Arnold was survived by his wife and children.


  • Age 50
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned
  • Location Washington

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Thank you for your service Deputy
May the lord bless your family.
Rest in Peace.

Deputy U.S Marshal Jamel Warren
U.S. Marshal Service

October 23, 2020

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