Deputy Collector Marion Asher Braddock Tatum

Deputy Collector Marion Asher Braddock Tatum

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

End of Watch Tuesday, October 19, 1897

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Marion Asher Braddock Tatum

Deputy Collector Marion Tatum died after falling from a railroad trestle in Athens, Georgia.

The train he was riding on stopped short of the station. As he steppe off of the train he fell from the trestle into the North Oconee River 75-feet below.

Deputy Collector Tatum was survived by his wife and seven children.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall
  • Location Georgia

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Deputy Collector Tatum,
On today, the 125th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country and to the Service.


United States Border Patrol

October 19, 2022

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