Federal Prohibition Agent Major A. Hart

Federal Prohibition Agent Major A. Hart

United States Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service - Bureau of Prohibition, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, July 16, 1927

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Major A. Hart

Federal Prohibition Agent Major Hart was killed in an automobile accident while on duty New York state. The accident occurred at 7:00 pm on the State Highway between Buffalo and Rochester. Another car was backing out of a driveway, causing Agent Hart's vehicle to swerve and flip over in a ditch. Agent Hart, who was the passenger, was killed. His partner did not receive any injuries.

Agent Hart was a US Army veteran of the Spanish-American War and WWI. He had served with the Internal Revenue Service - Bureau of Prohibition for four years and was survived by his sister.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location New York

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 86th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater

January 10, 2013

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