Night Marshal Clyde Lewis McDonald

Night Marshal Clyde Lewis McDonald

Monte Vista Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Monday, December 12, 1921

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Clyde Lewis McDonald

Night Marshal Clyde McDonald succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained two days earlier while escorting a man to jail who had he just arrested for drunk and disorderly conduct.

The subject was convicted of manslaughter in connection with Marshal McDonald's murder.

Marshal McDonald was survived by his wife and one child.


  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, December 10, 1921
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Convicted of mansaughter

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Marshal McDonald,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Monte Vista. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

December 12, 2021

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