Special Agent Holmer L. Everett

Special Agent Holmer L. Everett

United States Department of Justice - Bureau of Prohibition, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, May 2, 1931

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Holmer L. Everett

Special Agent Holmer Everett was shot and killed while en route to Jackson, Mississippi, from Collins, Mississippi, to testify in a trial. During the drive he was ambushed by a suspect and shot several times with shotgun slugs. After being shot his vehicle left the roadway and went into a river where it became almost totally submerged. The suspect was convicted of his murder and sentenced to death on July 11, 1931.

Agent Everett had been with the agency for one year and was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Mississippi
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Sentenced to death

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Your heroism and service is honored today on the 81rst anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service.

My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

May 2, 2012

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