Officer Gilbert Haven Horton

Officer Gilbert Haven Horton

Portland Police Bureau, Oregon

End of Watch Monday, December 23, 1946

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Gilbert Haven Horton

Officer Gilbert Horton suffered a fatal heart attack after having to physically remove a drunk and disorderly woman from a train at Union Station.

Officer Horton had served with the Portland Police Bureau for 35 years. He was survived by his wife and one child.


  • Age 65
  • Tour 35 years
  • Badge 245

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

DIP, disorderly

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Officer Horton,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Portland. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

December 23, 2021

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