Town Marshal Thomas H. Branch

Town Marshal Thomas H. Branch

Gainesville Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, September 23, 1875

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Thomas H. Branch

Town Marshal Thomas Branch was shot and killed by a man armed with a double-barrel shotgun one of the town's main streets.

The subject was acquitted after a second trial.

Marshal Branch also served as a deputy sheriff for Alachua County. He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Not available

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No passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 23, 2020

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