City Marshal Robert C. Coulter

City Marshal Robert C. Coulter

Farmington Marshal's Office, Iowa

End of Watch Sunday, December 21, 1902

Robert C. Coulter

City Marshal Robert Coulter was shot and mortally wounded by a man he attempted to arrest on a warrant for disturbing the peace.

After the suspect shot Marshal Coulter twice in the stomach, he ran up the street and shot and killed the local justice of the peace. A mob of angry citizens shot and killed the suspect. Marshal Coulter died two days later.

Bio

  • Age 63
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, December 19, 1902
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest in Peace, City Marshal Coulter. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

May 26, 2013

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