Town Marshal Ralph Marcum

Town Marshal Ralph Marcum

Fallsburg Marshal's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, April 19, 1902

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Ralph Marcum

Marshal Marcum was shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant on a man for firing a revolver at night. The suspect produced the revolver and fatally shot the marshal. A man nearby shot and seriously wounded the suspect.

On March 10, 1905, the suspect was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 2 years.

Marshal Marcum was survived by his brother.


  • Age 30
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to 2 years

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Town Marshal Marcum,
On today, the 120th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Fallsburg.


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April 19, 2022

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