Town Marshal Thomas Edgar Park

Town Marshal Thomas Edgar Park

Irvine Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Tuesday, December 12, 1899

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Thomas Edgar Park

Marshal Edgar Park was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man who was creating a disturbance.

Despite being mortally wounded, Marshal Park was able to return fire and wounded the subject.

Marshal Park was survived by his father. He was preceded in death by his wife and mother. He was a Union Civil War Veteran who served as a 1st Lieutenant with the 8th Kentucky Infantry, Companies F and S.


  • Age 57
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and wounded

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Marshal Park,
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 Irvine.


United States Border Patrol

December 12, 2019

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