Town Marshal Oder Fowler

Town Marshal Oder Fowler

Jamestown Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Tuesday, March 15, 1938

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Oder Fowler

Town Marshal Oder Fowler was shot and killed as he attempted to arrest two men. The men opened fire, killing Marshal Fowler and a county surveyor and wounding a Fentress County sheriff's deputy.

Both suspects were arrested by other deputies. The killer was executed on August 28, 1939.

Marshal Fowler was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Arrested and Execute

arrest attempt

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Thank you sir for your courage and dedication. You will never be forgotten. Rest in the arms of our lord

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March 14, 2022

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