Deputy U.S. Marshal Bill Harrison

Deputy U.S. Marshal Bill Harrison

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

End of Watch Wednesday, May 9, 1894

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Bill Harrison

Deputy Marshal Harrison was shot and killed near Lexington, Oklahoma, while attempting to arrest a cattle thief. Deputy Marshal Harrison was part of a larger posse searching for the man. The other posse members heard several shots and located the bodies of Deputy Marshal Harrison and the suspect, separated by a large tree. The two men had been circling the tree and shooting at each other before both men were fatally wounded.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Oklahoma
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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DUSM Harrison,
On today, the 130th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

May 9, 2024

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