City Marshal Marion Abe Bledsoe

City Marshal Marion Abe Bledsoe

Cleburne Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Monday, April 15, 1912

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Marion Abe Bledsoe

City Marshal Marion Bledsoe was killed when a portion of wall of the Johnson County Courthouse collapsed during a fire.

He was assisting firefighters douse the fire and was on the second floor of the courthouse when a wall collapsed, trapping him.

Marshal Bledsoe was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Structure collapse

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Gone but not forgotten. I hope you have met by Dad. He has been there in 'Cop Heaven' since '99.
God Bless You Chief.

Breck Porter, Jr.
Editor, Texas Police News

May 11, 2015

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