Deputy U.S. Marshal Thomas Grissom

Deputy U.S. Marshal Thomas Grissom

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, September 13, 1894

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Thomas Grissom

Deputy Marshal Thomas Grissom was shot and killed in Pike County, Arkansas, while attempting to serve a warrant on a man for operating an illicit distillery.

The suspect fled into the nearby mountains. He was apprehended on January 5, 1895.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Arkansas
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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Might you be related to Astronaut Virgil Grissom killed in his spacecraft. Deputy US Marshal Grissom, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 13, 2021

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