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Correctional Officer James Milton Holman

Oregon Department of Corrections, Oregon

End of Watch Wednesday, August 12, 1925

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Reflections for Correctional Officer James Milton Holman

Rest in peace

Nick mottola

August 12, 2020

Rest in peace always knowing that your memory, service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

August 12, 2020

Correctional Officer James Milton HOLMAN ... the passage of time will never diminish our sincere appreciation for your dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice for us.
God Bless You and Correctional Officer John L. SWEENEY

grateful citizen

August 12, 2015

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 88 anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

February 12, 2013

Officer Holman,
I would just like to say thank you to you and your fellow CO for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Oregon. It took another three years, but your murderers finally got the justice that they deserved.



August 17, 2008

James Milton Holman was my grandfather, whom I never knew. After he was murdered, my father, Robley Milton Holman, had to drop out of high school at age 16 to support the family.

My grandmother, Myrtle Holman, told me that her last conversation with my grandfather before he went to work was about dinner. His last words to her were "Be sure to make plenty of gravy." She never spoke to him again.

After the escaped convicts were captured, tried, and sentenced to death, the governor of the state of Oregon heard that my grandmother wanted clemency for them. She had a meeting with the governor. He asked her what her wishes were. Grandma Holman said "Hang 'em." And they did.

James Robley Holman

March 4, 2007



October 24, 2006

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