City Marshal William Benjamin Morgan

City Marshal William Benjamin Morgan

Sandusky Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Monday, September 29, 1913

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William Benjamin Morgan

Marshal Morgan was shot and killed by a suspect who he had ejected from a saloon earlier in the day.

The suspect was convicted of murder and sentenced to life. Even though he only had one leg, he made a record for himself for several escapes during his first three years in prison. He was paroled in 1931.

Marshal Morgan was survived by his wife and seven children.


  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Paroled in 1931

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