Deputy U.S. Marshal John Kavanaugh

Deputy U.S. Marshal John Kavanaugh

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Monday, October 21, 1918

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John Kavanaugh

Deputy Marshal John Kavanaugh died after contracting cholera while serving the United States court in Shanghai, China.

He was transporting prisoners by steamer from China to Bilbid prison in Manila, Philippines, when he fell ill.


  • Age 51
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Location Overseas

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. You are honored and remembered on the 100th anniversary of your EOW.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

October 21, 2018

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