Deputy U.S. Marshal W. F. Deiter

Deputy U.S. Marshal W. F. Deiter

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Tuesday, March 1, 1932

Add to My Heroes

W. F. Deiter

Deputy Marshal W.F. Deiter succumbed to injuries sustained five days earlier when he was struck on the head with a hammer while conducting a liquor raid in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

The suspects who assaulted him were charged with murder.

Deputy Marshal Deiter was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Spanish-American War and served with the United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service for 10 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Location Puerto Rico
  • Incident Date Friday, February 26, 1932
  • Weapon Blunt object; Hammer
  • Offender Charged with murder

alcohol violation, Raid

Most Recent Reflection

View all 6 Reflections

Rest in peace Deputy US Marshal Deiter.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 27, 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.