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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DUSM Killion,
On today, the 140th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

May 24, 2024

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