Federal Prohibition Agent Walter C. Mobray

Federal Prohibition Agent Walter C. Mobray

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

End of Watch Thursday, December 9, 1926

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Walter C. Mobray

Federal Prohibition Agent Walter Mobray and Federal Prohibition Agent Jacob Brandt were shot and killed in Pensacola, Florida, during an undercover operation.

The two agents had gone to a man's home to purchase liquor. The man told them he would go inside to get the liquor but he emerged holding a shotgun and pistol and he shot both agents before they had time to react.

The suspect was arrested and convicted of first degree murder after admitting to the murders. He died in prison in 1947.

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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Florida
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Convicted of murder

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Federal Prohibition Agent Mobray, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 30, 2019

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