City Marshal Edward Whitaker

City Marshal Edward Whitaker

Georgetown Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Wednesday, May 25, 1887

Edward Whitaker

City Marshal Ed Whitaker was shot and killed as he was walking down a local street with his wife.

The suspect, who was angry because Marshal Whitaker had arrested him several times, was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to life in prison January 18, 1888.


  • Age 56
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Marshal Whitaker,
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 Georgetown.


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May 25, 2017

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