City Marshal Alphonso J. Wake

City Marshal Alphonso J. Wake

Rulo Police Department, Nebraska

End of Watch Saturday, October 27, 1900

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Alphonso J. Wake

Marshal Alphonso Wake was shot and killed by a suspect causing a disturbance in a local bar.

As Marshal Wake escorted the man out of the bar, the man suddenly produced a gun and fatally shot the marshal.

The suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison on December 12, 1900.

Marshal Wake was survived by his wife and seven children.

Bio

  • Age 55
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Marshal Wake,
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 Rulo. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

October 27, 2020

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