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Centre Keeper Jacob Grandine Van Houten

New Jersey Department of Corrections, New Jersey

End of Watch Tuesday, April 14, 1896

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Reflections for Centre Keeper Jacob Grandine Van Houten

Rest in peace Centre Keeper Van Houten. April 14, 1959 is my birthday.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 30, 2019

Keeper Van Houten,
On today, the the 121st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of New Jersey. There is no tougher job in Law Enforcement than that of a Corrections Officer.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

April 14, 2017

Rest in peace Centre Keeper Van Houten, your valor will not be forgotten. You were born 64 years before me.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 13, 2012

Mr. Van Houten,
Sir, it has taken over 116 years but you are finally being honored. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of North Carolina. There is no tougher job in Law Enforcement than that of a Corrections Officer.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
U.S. Border Patrol

May 7, 2012

I am privileged to be among the first to leave a reflection for you. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 116th anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service to my home state and the birthplace of my son. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect and your memory will always be honored and revered

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

April 26, 2012

It has been 116 years since your passing, and far too long since the name of "The Dutchman" has been spoken with fear and respect at Trenton. You have been away for many years, but no longer. Now you're coming home.

Lt. Wayne H. Sanderson
New Jersey State Prison, Trenton

April 26, 2012

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