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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Your heroism and service is honored today on the one hundred and tenth anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

April 19, 2012

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