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Federal Prohibition Agent Charles Edward Howell

United States Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service - Prohibition Unit, U.S. Government

End of Watch Sunday, July 17, 1921

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Reflections for Federal Prohibition Agent Charles Edward Howell

Agent Howell,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

July 17, 2021

Agent Howell, while your assailant(s) may have never been caught they surely faced a higher court and a higher justice at a later time in a different place. Thank you for your service and please know that no passage of time will ever erase your sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

July 17, 2020

Thanks all of you for honoring Charles Edward. He was my great grandfather. He was an honorable man cut down in the prime of life, raiding a still on the north bank of the Tennessee river in Decatur, AL. His death left his wife with four children to raise, and very few resources for doing so.

All of the children had to go to work. My grandfather was 11 years old when he took his first job mucking out stalls at a livery stable.

The sacrifice Charles made impacted our family for decades.

Great grandson

August 19, 2017

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 92nd 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

January 10, 2013

Special Agent Howell, on this 87th anniversary of your murder I simply wish to say Thank You for your service to the United States in your capacity as an ATF Agent. The current Agents do a remarkable job and with the example shown by pioneers as you, they will carry on and help to keep this nation just a little safer.

God Bless and may you continue to Rest in Peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

July 17, 2008

Charles, I honor you. Thank you for protecting the citizens of my county.

Jim Crotty, Special Agent (Ret.)
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms

July 31, 2004

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