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Patrol Officer Lester Woodrow "Tarzan" Gwinn

Knoxville Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Monday, January 31, 1955

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Reflections for Patrol Officer Lester Woodrow "Tarzan" Gwinn

I knew tarzan gwinn but my memory is fading, can anyone tell me the address of the house he was shot in

cpl
marine corps

October 20, 2015

Thanks for your service in world war 11 and to the citizens of tennessee. My father, uncles all served in ww11 and I respect you so much for your sacrifice. God love you. What a loss you were to the USA. You did not desrve to die this way. God bless.

anonomous
Law officer friend shelby county, tn.

August 27, 2015

I grew up in the 40's and 50's around tarzan gwinn real good man may have been the only honest cop in happy hollow had a real dislike for the loud mouth drunks liked the kids in the area didn't seem to get along with Cas walker and didn't mind talking about it

pistol pete
friend

July 18, 2014

Officer Gwin,
On today, the 58th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Knoxville. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

January 31, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 57th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. 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.

Rest In Peace.

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

January 31, 2012

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

January 22, 2008

I was in the operating room the night he died. WE all loved him and everyone cried from the surgeon to the anasthesiologist. He used to bring us Krispy Kreme donuts when we worked in the emergency room. We called him our gentle giant.
Jerry Wade

January 6, 2008

IT HAS BEEN OVER 50 YEARS, BUT WE CAN NEVER FOGET OUR HERO'S.
TO HIS FAMILY, HE IS NOT FORGOTTEN FOR THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE HE GAVE TO THIS STATE.

MOTHER OF A FALLEN TENNESSEE OFFICER.

January 31, 2007

I LOVE YOU AND WILL REMEMBER YOU ALWAYS.

MIKE QWINN
GRANDSON

May 23, 2006

You paid the price trying to make the world a better place. God bless your memory, you did not die in vain.

August 23, 2004

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