Town Marshal William J. Brinson

Town Marshal William J. Brinson

Midville Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, December 8, 1907

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William J. Brinson

Town Marshal Brinson was shot and killed when he ordered a man who was being loud and boisterous on a public street to quite down. As the marshal turned to walk away the man shot him three times in the back.

Three weeks later, a posse shot and killed the suspect three miles from Midville.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Pistol
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Marshal Brinson,
On today, the 108th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Midville.


United States Border Patrol

December 8, 2015

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