Investigator Jesse Wilburn Jones

Investigator Jesse Wilburn Jones

United States Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service - Alcohol Tax Unit, U.S. Government

End of Watch Wednesday, March 3, 1948

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Jesse Wilburn Jones

Investigator Jesse Jones suffered a fatal heart attack while wading through a swamp, searching for a still in Philipp, Mississippi.

Investigator Jones was a U.S. Army veteran. He had served with the Alcohol Tax Unit for four years and had previously served with the U.S. Border Patrol for eight years. He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Location Mississippi

alcohol violation

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Investigator Jones,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country-not just with the IRS but also when you served with the U.S. Army and U.S. Border Patrol as well. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

March 3, 2023

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