Federal Prohibition Agent John T. Foley

Federal Prohibition Agent John T. Foley

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

End of Watch Wednesday, October 26, 1921

Add to My Heroes

John T. Foley

Federal Prohibition Agent John Foley was accidentally shot and killed when his gun discharged as he searched a closet for moonshine in a hotel on Cedar Street in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Agent Foley had served with the agency for one year. He was survived by his wife and 3-month-old child.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)
  • Location Minnesota

Most Recent Reflection

View all 5 Reflections

Rest in peace Federal Prohibition Agent Foley.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 25, 2019

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.