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

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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

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Thank you for your dedication. You were out there putting your life in danger everyday protecting us. Rest in peace.

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October 26, 2021

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