Special Guard Hyram McEwen "Max" Osborne

Special Guard Hyram McEwen "Max" Osborne

Louisiana and Arkansas Railway Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Tuesday, November 3, 1936

Hyram McEwen "Max" Osborne

Special Guard Max Osborne was shot and killed while riding in a Louisiana and Arkansas Railway engine near Winnfield, Louisiana.

He was accompanying the train to protect it during a strike by the railroad company's employees. A subject fired a shotgun at the train shortly after it departed Calvin, en route to Winnfield. Special Guard was struck in the face and killed. The two train's engineer and fireman were both wounded but were able to drive the train into Winnfield.

Special Guard Osborne was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 26
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Louisiana
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Not available

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Hyram,
On today, the 82nd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice as a Law Enforcement Officer.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

November 3, 2018

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