Federal Prohibition Agent Malcolm Malachi Day

Federal Prohibition Agent Malcolm Malachi Day

United States Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service - Prohibition Unit, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, February 14, 1925

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Malcolm Malachi Day

Federal Prohibition Agent Malcolm Day was shot and killed while conducting a raid at the Flanagan Coal Camp in Premier, West Virginia.

The other officers with Agent Day returned fire and killed the suspect.

Agent Day was a licensed minister and was well known in the area. He had served with the Internal Revenue Service's Prohibition Unit for seven years, and had also served as chief of police, deputy sheriff, and county jailer.

Agent Day was survived by his wife.


  • Age 53
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 6966

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location West Virginia
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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My grandfather was George Britton Day. He was Mack’s nephew. He told me when he got back from Europe after WW1 Mack meet him at the train station to tell him not to go into the mountains and make moonshine. He did it any ways the money was too good I guess. He also said Mack showed up at the farm and he had a still going over the hill. He was so nervous that he was sweating. Mack must not have smelled it because he wasn’t arrested.

John Day
Great great nephew

December 30, 2019

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