Town Marshal Leslie A. Green

Town Marshal Leslie A. Green

Columbia Falls Police Department, Montana

End of Watch Saturday, October 2, 1937

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Leslie A. Green

Marshal Leslie Green was shot and killed near Cedar Lake by a man he attempted to question about a cabin fire. The suspect was captured by a posse a short time later and charged with arson and Marshal Green's murder.

The suspect, 62, was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison on February 18, 1938. He was released on an unknown date before 1960, possibly due to bad health.

He was survived by his wife, daughter, and three sons.


  • Age 46
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .32 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to life


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We never got to to know Grandpa Green but my husband Randy and his brother Ken spent many summers with Grandma Clara when her daughter Betty went to visit in Columbia Falls. And to visit with Uncle Gorden, uncle Les and Uncle kip and cousins. Their other grandparents lived nearby in Summers mt. Melissa and Randy (son of Ron and Betty) Richmond. We recently visited the memorial in Deerpark, Mt

randy richmond
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July 7, 2024

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