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Deputy U.S. Marshal Reuben LaFayette Hughett

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Sunday, June 15, 1930

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Reflections for Deputy U.S. Marshal Reuben LaFayette Hughett

To fully honor the heroes of today, we must remember and honor the heroes of our past. We thank you for your service to our nation and will never forget your supreme sacrifice.

Your relatives have continued your legacy of service.

Phyllis Loya
Mother of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater eow 4/24/05

June 16, 2022

Deputy US Marshal Hughett, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 15, 2021

Your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo (Retired)
Delaware State Police

June 15, 2020

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

June 15, 2015

Marshal Hughett, your service exemplified "Let No Guilty Man Go Free".
Thank You!

CPT M. Lee
US Army and a "Friend of Ours" to USMS

August 19, 2014

In researching this DUSM that was killed in the line of duty, Through the help of Scott County's local newspaper editor, it was revealed that DUSM Hughett's father was the former sheriff of Scott County and was murdered on the front porch of his home not long after he lost his re-election attempt.

After serving in the Army in the early 1900's in Southeast Asia and seeing his own father murdered at the home he was raised at, it is amazing that even while being mortally shot he still cuffed and escorted his killer to jail before passing away in the hospital just days later.

He is a good role model for present and future DUSMs in this district in selfless service and commitment to his duties.

DUSM Brad Redmond

April 30, 2007

Deputy Marshal Hughett is listed on the 1930 Census of Knoxville City, Knox County, Tennessee. The date of enumeration was 8 April 1930.

He was a Veteran of WWI and his occupation is listed as "Deputy U.S. Marshal."

He was 43 years old and his wife survived him.



July 5, 2006

Rest In Peace.

U.S. Marshals

April 20, 2006

Thanks Marshal Hughett, you will never be forgotten. Godspeed my friend.


March 16, 2006

May you Rest in Peace,Sir.You have not been forgotten.

March 13, 2006

Deputy Marshal Hughett,
It has taken over 75 years, but you are finally being honored. I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country.


March 12, 2006

Rest in peace, Sir! You are not forgotten.

Police Officer

March 12, 2006



March 12, 2006

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