City Marshal Robert S. Garrett

City Marshal Robert S. Garrett

Hastings Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Saturday, October 16, 1909

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Robert S. Garrett

Marshal Robert Garrett was shot and killed in an act of revenge from an incident that occurred in eight months earlier. He and the county commissioner had advised a property owner that a portion of their land would be acquired through eminent domain to erect a bridge.

On October 16, 1909, the property owner fatally shot Marshal Garrett as a result of the action.

Marshal Garrett was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 44
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Marshal Garrett,
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 Hastings.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

October 16, 2019

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