Deputy U.S. Marshal Edward R. Fink

Deputy U.S. Marshal Edward R. Fink

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

End of Watch Monday, November 28, 1904

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Edward R. Fink

Deputy Marshal Fink was shot and killed near Wetumka, Oklahoma, while attempting to arrest two Indians who had bought illegal whiskey at Keokuk Falls. As he rode up to the men one of them shot him with a Winchester rifle. The suspect was arrested, convicted of murder, and sentenced to life in prison.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Oklahoma
  • Weapon Rifle; Winchester
  • Offender Sentenced to life

alcohol violation, arrest attempt

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 105th 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

November 28, 2009

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