City Marshal George Houston "Hugh" Myers

City Marshal George Houston "Hugh" Myers

Davis Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Saturday, May 5, 1900

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George Houston "Hugh" Myers

City Marshal Hugh Myers was shot and killed at approximately 9:00 pm while attempting to arrest two men who were firing guns in the town.

When he went to their location to arrest them he was shot in the stomach and fatally wounded. He was able to return fire at the suspects. Both men were arrested and charged with his murder.

City Marshal Myers' killer was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison. The other suspect died in jail on June 25, 1902.

Marshal Myers was survived by his wife.


  • Age 45
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

arrest attempt

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City Marshal Myers,
On today, the 120th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Davis.


United States Border Patrol

May 5, 2020

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