Operative Robert L. Godby

Operative Robert L. Godby

United States Department of the Treasury - United States Secret Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, May 24, 1935

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Robert L. Godby

Operative Godby succumbed as a result of complications from injuries sustained in an automobile accident earlier in the week. He was taken to a hospital in Buffalo, New York, where he contracted pneumonia and died.

Operative Godby was chief of the agency's Central New York Division. He was survived by his wife, daughter, and parents. He was interred in Cavalry Cemetery in New York City.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location New York
  • Incident Date Sunday, May 19, 1935

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Rest in peace Operative Godby.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 24, 2020

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