Postal Inspector Levi C. Chance

Postal Inspector Levi C. Chance

United States Postal Inspection Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Wednesday, February 14, 1923

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Levi C. Chance

Postal Inspector Levi Chance was accidentally shot and killed while cleaning his service weapon at the main post office in Savannah, Georgia.

He was preparing to leave the city on official business and was cleaning his weapon in preparation for the trip.

Inspector Chance had served with the United States Postal Inspection Service for 19 years. He was survived by his wife and seven children.


  • Age 57
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)
  • Location Georgia

accidental discharge

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I just found this page. Levi Chance was my great grandfather. Sadly, I never knew him. Thank you for remembering him.

Barry Smith
Great Grandson

July 10, 2020

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