Deputy U.S. Marshal Walter Raleigh Killion

Deputy U.S. Marshal Walter Raleigh Killion

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, May 24, 1884

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Walter Raleigh Killion

Deputy Marshal Walter Killion was shot and killed by a saloon owner in Lily, Kentucky. The man had been cited by Deputy Marshal Killion earlier in the day for selling liquor at too high a price.

When Deputy Marshal Killion returned to the saloon to verify the prices had been reduced, he was shot and killed.

Deputy Marshal Killion was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Kentucky
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Not available

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 25, 2015

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