Deputy U.S. Marshal Clyde D. Calhoun

Deputy U.S. Marshal Clyde D. Calhoun

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

End of Watch Wednesday, February 12, 1919

Clyde D. Calhoun

Deputy Marshal Clyde Calhoun was shot and killed in Klawock, Alaska, by a man had just arrested for rape. When he allowed the suspect to gather some belongings from his boat the man emerged with a rifle and shot him in the back.

The suspect fled but later committed suicide when he was surrounded by a posse.

Deputy Marshal Calhoun had served with the agency for three years.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Alaska
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Committed suicide

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