Village Marshal Franklin Pierce Boice

Village Marshal Franklin Pierce Boice

Lake Orion Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Wednesday, August 24, 1898

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Franklin Pierce Boice

Village Marshal Franklin Boice suffered a fatal heart attack after arresting a subjet for being drunk in public.

He was walking the man to the village jail with the assistance of a citizen when he suddenly collapsed just a few feet from the jail's door.

Marshal Boice had served as the marshal of the village of Orion for four years. He was survived by his wife and one child.

Orion was later renamed Lake Orion in 1929.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available


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Marshal Boice,
On today, the 125th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Lake Orion.


United States Border Patrol

August 24, 2023

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