Federal Prohibition Agent Dano M. Jackley

Federal Prohibition Agent Dano M. Jackley

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

End of Watch Tuesday, May 14, 1929

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Dano M. Jackley

Federal Prohibition Agent Dano Jackley was killed in an automobile accident while chasing a suspected rum runner on the Baltimore Washington Boulevard (modern day Baltimore Washington Parkway). His vehicle went of control and struck a tree near Berwyn, Maryland.

The suspect he was chasing was exonerated by a coroner's jury several days later.

Special Agent Jackley had served as a prohibition agent for eight years. He was survived by his wife and 14-year-old daughter. He was buried in Cameron, West Virginia.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Location Maryland
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 14, 2015

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