Deputy Collector George W. Stebbins

Deputy Collector George W. Stebbins

United States Department of the Treasury - Office of Internal Revenue, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, April 18, 1878

George W. Stebbins

Deputy Collector George Stebbins was accidentally shot and killed in San Miguel County, New Mexico, while mounting his horse.

As he prepared the horse it suddenly bolted, causing his firearm to discharge.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)
  • Location New Mexico

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Deputy Collector Stebbins,
On today, the 138th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country.


United States Border Patrol

April 18, 2016

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