Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Town Marshal Walter H. White

Westwego Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Friday, August 4, 1939

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Reflections for Town Marshal Walter H. White

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

January 20, 2017

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 74th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged 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 Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 30, 2013

I also heard that my Great grandfather was a stern man.Theres a book that the city of Westwego sells that has a old photo or two of him in it.It's pretty cool to have a family member who is now a part of history.Feel free to contact me if you would like to add to your family tree.

Keith A. White Jr.
son of Keith A. White Sr./grandson of Roland White/great grandson of Walter H. White

Anonymous

March 18, 2010

Marshal Walter H. White was my Great Grandfather. My Grandmother was adopted by Marshal White when she was a little girl her name was Claire Mercedes (Laurent) White. She also had a sister Eliose (Wezee) who was also adopted. Marshal White was married to Matilda Larent White and had (8) other children with her. They are Walter Jr., Huey, Jenny, Roland, Wayne, Roger, Glenda, & Ethel. From what my grandmother told me Marshal White was a Stern but Fair Man. My Grandmother (MawMaw) told me this story about a time when she was SUPPOSED to be grounded and snuck out. She went to a Party late one night and the Police were called. When she seen Marshal White she said she almost died, He didn't see her because she jumped out of a window to hide in her friends car. When she got home He said, so did you enjoy the Party. She said He was Fair with her she only had to do the dishes and Laundry for a Month. The Gunman was the owner of Barbes Dairy's Son, I don't have a name sorry. Anyone who reads this and you are Family would like to contact me Please do so. Barry J Falcon Jr.

Barry J Falcon Jr
Great Grandson

July 30, 2008

Walter's son Huey was my grandfather. My Father is Michael Huey White. Thanks for serving your family and community. Still today I meet people who new him.

Justy Michael White
Great Grandson

July 17, 2008

After 53 years of wondering I'm finally making headway into learning something about my grandfather other than what my mother tells me. She's 86 and remembers him very well and always spoke very fondly of him. I knew he was a corageous man just from the stories my mother told me. This is just the first step to an ongoing geneaological profile I am starting. Any help would be deeply appreciated.

Keith A. White Sr.
grandson/son of Roland B. White Sr.

January 2, 2007

I have heard of uncle Walter all my life and how courageous
he was.I am proud he was my uncle. His sister KATE ORY
was my grandmother.

Yours truly,
Richard E. Ory

Richard E. Ory
great nephew of marshal white

October 27, 2006

Your heroism makes it an honor to salute your memory.

James E White MD
nephew (son of Edward Ross White)

September 3, 2006

Your family remembers that you were a hero.
Much love forever.

Kim White Griffin
Granddaughter

April 30, 2006

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