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Investigator Ralph Ackerman Holt

United States Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service - Alcohol and Tobacco Tax Division, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, October 25, 1963

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Reflections for Investigator Ralph Ackerman Holt

Investigator Holt,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country-not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but also when you served with the U.S. Navy during World War II. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Fair Winds And Following Seas

United States Border Patrol

October 25, 2023

Rest in peace Investigator Holt.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 25, 2021

Yesterday was the 55th anniversary of the last day I saw you, You were just coming out of the local barber shop. Mother, Randy and I were in the car as she had just picked me up from school. We waved at each other as we passed by you standing at the doorway. That memory plays in my mind so many, many times and even after all these years it is still so vivid. My heart still hurts for you everyday..........

Donna H Day

October 26, 2018

Missing you Dad... Happy Fathers Day !

I Love You ,


Randy Holt

June 21, 2015

Happy Fathers Day.. Dad , I love you !


Randy Holt

June 15, 2014

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 53rd anniversary year of your death. I am privileged 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 officer Larry Lasater

January 4, 2014

On this day 50 years ago, God had another plan for you Dad. I know he has a great man there beside him.
I love you, and miss you very much! Your Son, Randy

Randy K. Holt

October 25, 2013

Thinking about my Dad today. I appreciate all the kind words about him here. I was 3 years old when his life was taken, and all I have is a memory of what people have told me about him. I know he was a great father to me and my sister, a great husband to my mother , and a very special person to a lot of people. I think about him a lot and miss him very very much. You will never be forgotten Dad !!
Your Son , Randy

Randy K. Holt

October 15, 2012

We lived closed to the Holts in Tuscaloosa. My sister and his daughter Donna played together. I remember the Saturday morning when my mother told me he had been killed. All I cound think about is that Donna and Randy would have to grow up without there father. Now I have been in law enforcement for over 30 years, every time I hear of a brother or sister in law enforcement giving there all I always think of Mr. Holt.

Deputy Jim Hannah
Alabama State Fire Marshals Office

June 28, 2012

My Dad, Mom, younger Brother, and Me... lived next door to ATF Special Agent Ralph A. Holt... and, his Wife, Daughter and Son, in Tuscaloosa, AL. Both of our families were close. We had a two story home, with a full open basement with a garage door and my Dad let Ralph keep an extra vehicle or two parked in it from time to time. I was only 13 the night Ralph and Special Agent Cooper were shot and killed. Next to my Dad, Ralph was a great role model. And, I liked to watch and think I was helping as he would work on one of his undercover cars, installing red lights, its' siren and seeing all of his radios and equipment, etc.. I admired his dedication to the ATF... and, I shall remember him always.

Frank Griswold, Tampa, FL
Major, US Army (Retired)

May 9, 2012

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service.

this writer is pleased that justice was so quickly served on your behalf.


October 20, 2007

Agent Holt,
On today, the 43rd anniversary of your murder, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country-not just in the ATF, but also when you served in the U.S. Navy during WWII.



October 25, 2006

Although it has been 43 years my heart still aches for you everyday. No words could ever express the loss and hurt I feel for a life not shared with you. My memories of you as a young girl are cherished and I thank God for those. You will never, ever be forgotten. You are always in my heart. I will love, honor and respect your memory forever. Your loving daughter, Donna


August 22, 2006

Agent Holt, you are not forgotten

October 25, 2005

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