Federal Prohibition Agent George A. Droz

Federal Prohibition Agent George A. Droz

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

End of Watch Friday, July 12, 1929

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George A. Droz

Federal Prohibition Agent George Droz died after falling into a vat of boiling mash while conducting a moonshine investigation in Marrero, Louisiana.

He and other agents were walking around the exterior of the home when he fell through a disguised hole into the boiling mash. He was rushed to the hospital suffering from third degree burns, but died several days later.

Agent Droz was survived by his wife and three daughters.


  • Age Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Accidental
  • Location Louisiana

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Agent Droz,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

July 12, 2019

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