Special Agent James Raymond Nolan

Special Agent James Raymond Nolan

St. Louis Southwestern Railway Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Tuesday, December 20, 1921

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James Raymond Nolan

Special Agent James Nolan was killed when he accidentally fell beneath a freight train he was attempting to board in the railroad yards in East St. Louis, Missouri.

His body was located along the tracks near 21st Street and Central Avenue.

Special Agent Nolan had served with the St. Louis Southwestern Railroad Police Department for two years. He was survived by his parents and brother.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Location Illinois

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Agent Nolan,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice as a Law Enforcement Officer.


United States Border Patrol

December 20, 2021

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