Special Agent Joseph Irel Hart

Special Agent Joseph Irel Hart

United States Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Government

End of Watch Tuesday, April 17, 1962

Add to My Heroes

Joseph Irel Hart

Special Agent Joseph Hart was killed in a vehicle crash on U.S. 191 (modern-day U.S. 20), south of Rigby, Idaho.

He was traveling to while traveling from Idaho Falls to Rigby to meet with the Jefferson County prosecutor regarding a case when his car collided with a tractor-trailer in a highway underpass.

Special Agent Hart had served with the FBI for 21 years. He is survived by his wife and one child.


  • Age 54
  • Tour 21 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location Idaho

Most Recent Reflection

View all 4 Reflections

Grandpa Hart
I wished I could have met you in this life, but feel you close often. So grateful for your belief in God and being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and so glad you Married Grandma in the Logan Temple so our family can be together forever! I will get to meet you and be with you! I am so grateful for you example of bravery and hard work! It has been wonderful learning all about all you have accomplished in this life! Forever grateful Grandpa sure love you Melanie Newman Thorpe

Melanie Newman Thorpe
Grand daughter

December 11, 2020

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.