Town Marshal Walter G. Nicholas

Town Marshal Walter G. Nicholas

Delhi Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Saturday, November 20, 1909

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Walter G. Nicholas

Town Marshal Walter Nicholas was shot and killed by a man he was attempting to arrest for disorderly conduct in a restaurant along the railroad tracks in the central part of town.

The suspect was shot by the marshal and was in a dying condition when angry citizens seized and hanged him.

Marshal Nicholas was survived by his mother, sister, and two brothers.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Lynched


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Marshal Nichols,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Delhi.


United States Border Patrol

November 20, 2019

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