Deputy U.S. Marshal Orville Reedy Webster

Deputy U.S. Marshal Orville Reedy Webster

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

End of Watch Friday, September 19, 1919

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Orville Reedy Webster

Deputy Marshal Orville Webster was shot and killed as he and a chief U.S. marshal were returning from an assignment. They encountered a group of loiterers who blocked the roadway and taunted them.

When the two exited their car words were exchanged and one of the men opened fire, killing Deputy Marshal Webster who managed to fire back killing his assailant.

Deputy Marshal Webster was survived by his two children.


  • Age 34
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Tennessee
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest in peace always and know no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice.

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