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U.S. Marshal Robert Forsyth

On January 11, 1794, Robert Forsyth, U.S. Marshal for the District of Georgia, was shot and killed while attempting to serve civil papers. He was the first law enforcement officer in the United States of America to be killed in the line of duty. 

Since then, over 200 federal Marshals, Deputy Marshals, Special Deputy Marshals and Marshals guards have given their lives in service to their nation. We honor their memory and their sacrifice.

Updated June 15, 2014

NAME TITLE DATE OF DEATH
Robert Forsyth U.S. Marshal January 11, 1794
John Gatewood Deputy U.S. Marshal February 2, 1839
Edward Gorsuch Posse September 11, 1851
James Batchelder Deputy U.S. Marshal May 26, 1854
William H. Richardson U.S. Marshal November 17, 1855
Leonard Armes Deputy U.S. Marshal April 20, 1860
Theodore W. Moses Deputy U.S. Marshal December 6, 1869
Thomas Foley Deputy U.S. Marshal April 27, 1870
William P. Storey Deputy U.S. Marshal May 2, 1870
C.R.V. Schefsky Special Deputy U.S. Marshal September 7, 1870
Ellis T. Jenkins Deputy U.S. Marshal February 15, 1871
William H. Reeves Posse March 1, 1871
John Zeke Deputy U.S. Marshal February 16, 1872
W. T. Bentz Deputy U.S. Marshal February 22, 1872
Black Sut Beck Special Deputy U.S.  Marshal April 15, 1872
Sam Beck Special Deputy U.S.  Marshal April 15, 1872
William Hicks Special Deputy U.S.  Marshal April 15, 1872
George Selridge Posse April 15, 1872
Jim Ward Special Deputy U.S.  Marshal April 15, 1872
Riley Woods Special Deputy U.S. Marshal April 15, 1872
William Beck Posse April 16, 1872
Jacob G. Owens Deputy U.S. Marshal April 16, 1872
Maddison F. Mitchell Deputy U.S. Marshal June 18, 1872
Frank Griffin Deputy U.S. Marshal October 6, 1872
John C. Stephenson Deputy U.S. Marshal July 11, 1873
R. T. Dunn Deputy U.S. Marshal August 8, 1873
John P. Fries Deputy U.S. Marshal October 25, 1873
Perry Duval Special Deputy U.S. Marshal November 2, 1873
James P. Everette Deputy U.S. Marshal July 10, 1874
William Spivey Special Deputy U.S.  Marshal August 6, 1874
Horace Metcalf Deputy U.S. Marshal August 22, 1874
Felix H. Torbett Deputy U.S. Marshal October 1, 1876
Albert Gibson Deputy U.S. Marshal January 26, 1877
Augustine McIntyre Deputy U.S. Marshal February 10, 1877
Van Buren Hendrix Deputy U.S. Marshal February 12, 1877
M. R. Greene Deputy U.S. Marshal May 12, 1877
George Ellis Deputy U.S. Marshal December 10, 1877
William Brady Special Deputy U.S. Marshal April 1, 1878
George Hindman Special Deputy U.S. Marshal April 1, 1878
Rufus Springs Deputy U.S. Marshal April 19, 1878
Harry T. McCarty Deputy U.S. Marshal July 13, 1878
J. H. Adams Deputy U.S. Marshal September 2, 1878
Cornelius Finley Deputy U.S. Marshal September 2, 1878
Jack Kimbrew Special Deputy U.S. Marshal September 11, 1878
William H. Anderson Deputy U.S. Marshal November 8, 1878
Willard Ayers Deputy U.S. Marshal August 11, 1880
John B. Hardie Deputy U.S. Marshal December 8, 1880
Henry Seagraves Deputy U.S. Marshal April 8, 1881
Robert Olinger Deputy U.S. Marshal April 28, 1881
Thomas Young Deputy U.S. Marshal August 25, 1882
Dave H. Layman Deputy U.S. Marshal April 10, 1883
John McWeir Deputy U.S. Marshal July 2, 1883
John Collins Deputy U.S. Marshal August 10, 1883
Addison Beck Special Deputy U.S. Marshal September 27, 1883
Lewis Merritt Special Deputy U.S. Marshal September 27, 1883
William Leech Guard April 10, 1884
Walter R. Killion Deputy U.S. Marshal May 24, 1884
L. J. McDonald Deputy U.S. Marshal July 12, 1884
Bud Pusley Deputy U.S. Marshal November 9, 1884
Harold L. Gosling U.S. Marshal February 21, 1885
Jim Guy Deputy U.S. Marshal May 1, 1885
Bill Kirksey Special Deputy U.S. Marshal May 1, 1885
Andy Roff Special Deputy U.S. Marshal May 1, 1885
James Roff Special Deputy U.S. Marshal May 1, 1885
William Lee Miller Deputy U.S. Marshal July 6, 1885
Miller Hurst Deputy U.S. Marshal October 11, 1885
Tom C. Hall Deputy U.S. Marshal March 18, 1886
J. E. Richardson Deputy U.S. Marshal March 29, 1886
Dick Townsend Deputy U.S. Marshal April 3, 1886
Henry Miller Guard April 9, 1886
William M. Erwin Deputy U.S. Marshal April 13, 1886
Sam Sixkiller Deputy U.S. Marshal December 24, 1886
William Kelly Special Deputy U.S.  Marshal January 17, 1887
Mark Kuykendall Special Deputy U.S.  Marshal January 17, 1887
Henry Smith Special Deputy U.S.  Marshal January 17, 1887
William Fields Deputy U.S. Marshal April 10, 1887
Dan Maples Deputy U.S. Marshal May 4, 1887
John Carleton Deputy U.S. Marshal November 5, 1887
Frank Dalton Deputy U.S. Marshal November 27, 1887
E. A. Stokley Deputy U.S. Marshal December 3, 1887
John Trammel Deputy U.S. Marshal June 26, 1888
John Phillips Deputy U.S. Marshal June 30, 1888
William Whitson Deputy U.S. Marshal June 30, 1888
Mose McIntosh Special Deputy U.S.  Marshal November 9, 1888
Thomas Goodson Deputy U.S. Marshal December 1, 1888
Z. W. Moody Deputy U.S. Marshal March 15, 1889
Russell Wireman Deputy U.S. Marshal March 26, 1889
Jim Williams Deputy U.S. Marshal June 5, 1889
Joe Lundy Deputy U.S. Marshal June 10, 1889
James O. Hager Deputy U.S. Marshal August 10, 1889
W. B. Saunders Deputy U.S. Marshal February 13, 1890
Robert Cox Deputy U.S. Marshal April 14, 1890
Charles H. Fusselman Deputy U.S. Marshal April 17, 1890
Jim Billy Deputy U.S. Marshal July 13, 1890
David Sigemore Deputy U.S. Marshal July 31, 1890
Samuel L. L'Estrange Deputy U.S. Marshal November 21, 1890
William Pitts Deputy U.S. Marshal November 30, 1890
Marion Prickett Special Deputy U.S.  Marshal December 15, 1890
Stephen Pensoneau Special Deputy U.S.  Marshal February 6, 1891
J.C. Arnold Guard February 26, 1891
J. Locke Ezzell Deputy U.S. Marshal April 8, 1891
Bernard Connelley Deputy U.S. Marshal August 19, 1891
Ed Short Deputy U.S. Marshal August 23, 1891
Joseph S. Wilson Deputy U.S. Marshal September 23, 1891
R. L. Taylor Deputy U.S. Marshal October 1, 1891
George Thornton Deputy U.S. Marshal October 28, 1891
Calixtro Garcia Special Deputy U.S. Marshal October 30, 1891
George Wise Deputy U.S. Marshal October 30, 1891
Dan Osborne Deputy U.S. Marshal November 20, 1891
Josiah Poorboy Special Deputy U.S.  Marshal December 8, 1891
Thomas Whitehead Deputy U.S. Marshal December 8, 1891
John B. Pemberton Deputy U.S. Marshal February 20, 1892
Charles K. Stuart Deputy U.S. Marshal March 4, 1892
George Wellman Deputy U.S. Marshal May 9, 1892
James Ballinger Deputy U.S. Marshal July 21, 1892
Andrew W. McGinnis Deputy U.S. Marshal September 13, 1892
Vernon Coke Wilson Deputy U.S. Marshal September 13, 1892
John Fields Deputy U.S. Marshal October 19, 1892
Tom C. Smith Deputy U.S. Marshal November 4, 1892
Floyd Wilson Deputy U.S. Marshal December 13, 1892
C. B. Brockus Deputy U.S. Marshal February 16, 1893
Calloway B. Garner  Special Deputy U.S.  Marshal June 24, 1893
Sherman Russell Deputy U.S. Marshal July 12, 1893
J. Perry Griggs Special Deputy U.S.  Marshal August 10, 1893
Joe Gaines Deputy U.S. Marshal August 22, 1893
Richard Speed Special Deputy U.S.  Marshal September 1, 1893
Thomas J. Hueston Deputy U.S. Marshal September 2, 1893
Lafayette Shadley Deputy U.S. Marshal September 3, 1893
Bill Harrison Deputy U.S. Marshal May 9, 1894
Thomas L. Martin Deputy U.S. Marshal June 4, 1894
Robert Pate Special Deputy U.S. Marshal July 14, 1894
Abner D. McLellan Deputy U.S. Marshal July 20, 1894
Joe Nix Deputy U.S. Marshal August 3, 1894
Thomas Grissom Deputy U.S. Marshal September 13, 1894
Lincoln Keeney Deputy U.S. Marshal November 24, 1894
John Beard Deputy U.S. Marshal December 9, 1894
Newton Leforce Deputy U.S. Marshal December 12, 1894
Jim Nakedhead Deputy U.S. Marshal February 27, 1895
W. C. McDaniels Special Deputy U.S.  Marshal March 16, 1895
Lawrence Keating Guard July 26, 1895
John Garrett Deputy U.S. Marshal July 30, 1895
John Davis Deputy U.S. Marshal August 1, 1895
Boyd Arnett Deputy U.S. Marshal August 20, 1895
John McHenry Deputy U.S. Marshal December 26, 1895
Edward Ellis Thurlo Deputy U.S. Marshal February 10, 1896
John D. Kirby Deputy U.S. Marshal March 5, 1896
Thomas R. Madden  Deputy U.S. Marshal April 19, 1896
William H. Guyse Deputy U.S. Marshal April 23, 1896
A. W. Johnson Special Deputy U.S.  Marshal October 21, 1896
William A. Byrd Deputy U.S. Marshal January 16, 1897
William C. Watts Deputy U.S. Marshal January 24, 1897
Joe M. Dodson Deputy U.S. Marshal August 29, 1897
B. F. Taylor Deputy U.S. Marshal August 29, 1897
James M. Rowan Deputy U.S. Marshal January 31, 1898
Bill Arnold Special Deputy U.S. Marshal March 17, 1898
Hickman Bruner Deputy U.S. Marshal June 22, 1898
J. Boley Grady Special Deputy U.S. Marshal July 17, 1898
L. S. Hill Deputy U.S. Marshal July 17, 1898
John T. Sisemore Deputy U.S. Marshal November 17, 1898
Joseph Heinrichs Deputy U.S. Marshal March 15, 1899
Edward J. Farr Posse July 16, 1899
Henry M. Love Posse July 20, 1899
James Howard Wilson Deputy U.S. Marshal           July 8, 1900
James M. Blair Deputy U.S. Marshal August 21, 1899
Melvin Goddard Deputy U.S. Marshal August 14, 1900
Tom Taylor Deputy U.S. Marshal October 13, 1900
Samuel Jackson Deputy U.S. Marshal October 25, 1900
Thomas Price Deputy U.S. Marshal July 20, 1901
John Poe Deputy U.S. Marshal September 25, 1901
Hugh Montgomery Deputy U.S. Marshal November 17, 1901
John A. Montgomery Posse November 17, 1901
J. N. Holsonback Deputy U.S. Marshal January 11, 1902
Lute Houston Deputy U.S. Marshal October 20, 1902
E. C. Garrison Special Deputy U.S.  Marshal December 24, 1902
John B. Jones Deputy U.S. Marshal July 3, 1903
Edward D. Fink Deputy U.S. Marshal November 28, 1904
J. Henry Vier Deputy U.S. Marshal February 20, 1905
Z. T. Wade Deputy U.S. Marshal July 26, 1905
Ike L. Gilstrap Deputy U.S. Marshal March 12, 1906
James Bourland Deputy U.S. Marshal May 24, 1906
James H. Bush Deputy U.S. Marshal June 27, 1906
Sam Roberts Special Deputy U.S. Marshal July 5, 1907
John Morrison Deputy U.S. Marshal July 17, 1907
L. P. Dixon Special Deputy U.S. Marshal July 19, 1907
George Williams Deputy U.S. Marshal November 16, 1907
John C. Mullins Deputy U.S. Marshal December 25, 1908
William Benjamin Franklin Corbin Deputy U.S. Marshal March 8, 1909
Christopher Duffie Corbin Posse March 8, 1909
Charles Escalanti Deputy U.S. Marshal June 6, 1909
A. W. Holden Special Deputy U.S. Marshal May 7, 1909
William Duncan Deputy U.S. Marshal October 8, 1910
G. W. Dillaway Deputy U.S. Marshal December 14, 1911
Marion Ramey Special Deputy U.S. Marshal May 4, 1913
John Sloan Special Deputy U.S.  Marshal May 4, 1913
Holmes Davidson Deputy U.S. Marshal July 23, 1914
William E. Plank Deputy U.S. Marshal July 23, 1914
Joseph C. Akin Posse February 21, 1915
Robert Logan Deputy U.S. Marshal March 9, 1915
C. P. Phelgar Deputy U.S. Marshal May 14, 1915
Charles E. Day Deputy U.S. Marshal July 28, 1918
John Kavanaugh Deputy U.S. Marshal October 21, 1918
J. Ben Wilson Deputy U.S. Marshal November 14, 1918
Benjamin F. Dixon Deputy U.S. Marshal January 12, 1919
Clyde D. Calhoun Deputy U.S. Marshal February 12, 1919
John Haven Deputy U.S. Marshal March 4, 1919
Isaac Evans Deputy U.S. Marshal September 3, 1919  
Orville R. Webster Deputy U.S. Marshal September 19, 1919
Hugh J. Bartley Deputy U.S. Marshal June 30, 1921  
Jirdan L. Anders Deputy U.S. Marshal September 9, 1921
George W. Adair Special Deputy U.S. Marshal September 11, 1921
Will Cross Special Deputy U.S. Marshal August 12, 1922
J. H. Short Deputy U.S. Marshal May 26, 1923
J. Walter Casey Deputy U.S. Marshal July 16, 1923
Samuel Lilly Deputy U.S. Marshal July 29, 1924
Walter W. Getchell Deputy U.S. Marshal August 5, 1924
James E. Hill Deputy U.S. Marshal October 30, 1924
E. F. Flanery Deputy U.S. Marshal March 28, 1928
J. Ray Ward  U.S. Marshal April 15, 1928
Adrian Metcalf Deputy U.S. Marshal July 31, 1929
Ed H. Sherman Deputy U.S. Marshal April 21, 1930
Reuben Hughett Deputy U.S. Marshal June 13, 1930
Clyde Rivers Deputy U.S. Marshal May 16, 1931
W. F. Deiter Deputy U.S. Marshal March 1, 1932
Robert Sumter Deputy U.S. Marshal August 9, 1933
Herbert Ray Deputy U.S. Marshal February 2, 1935  
Charles T. Warner Deputy U.S. Marshal May 23, 1935
John F. Gooding Deputy U.S. Marshal July 18, 1935
Charles L. Vanstory Deputy U.S. Marshal February 23, 1936
Raoul Dorsay Deputy U.S. Marshal November 25, 1937
John Luses Deputy U.S. Marshal September 8, 1938
Whit G. Wright Deputy U.S. Marshal August 2, 1939
Colby S. Farrar Deputy U.S. Marshal October 7, 1939
John H. Glenn Deputy U.S. Marshal July 31, 1940
George Meffan U.S. Marshal July 31, 1940
Artis J. Chitty U.S. Marshal August 22, 1940
William J. McCormick Deputy U.S. Marshal September 9, 1941
Fred L. Peterson Deputy U.S. Marshal July 14, 1951
James Guerin Deputy U.S. Marshal December 6, 1951
Edmund L. Schweppe Deputy U.S. Marshal September 15, 1952
Samuel Enoch Vaughn Deputy U.S. Marshal August 8, 1953
Clarence Toone Deputy U.S. Marshal February 10, 1955  
Fax B. Murphy Deputy U.S. Marshal August 17, 1960
Noah R. Friend Deputy U.S. Marshal November 13, 1963
Carl Joseph Kalafatich Deputy U.S. Marshal February 23, 1968
Mercello Moya Deputy U.S. Marshal March 30, 1971
Hilton E. Schorre Deputy U.S. Marshal March 30, 1971
Henry Dale Deputy U.S. Marshal July 14, 1971
Norman Sheriff Deputy U.S. Marshal September 24, 1971
Andrew Boehnlein Deputy U.S. Marshal September 26, 1971
Dick D. McKinney Deputy U.S. Marshal July 20, 1972
Robert S. Cheshire Deputy U.S. Marshal February 13, 1983
Kenneth B. Muir U.S. Marshal February 13, 1983
Emil Richard Wehrli Deputy U.S. Marshal August 11, 1988
Henry Burton Carlson Deputy U.S. Marshal June 20, 1991
Harry A. Belluomini Special Deputy U.S. Marshal July 20, 1992
Roy L. Frakes Deputy U.S. Marshal July 20, 1992
William Francis Degan Deputy U.S. Marshal August 21, 1992
Gene L. Goldsberry Special Deputy U.S. Marshal August 5, 1993
Peter P. Hillman Deputy U.S. Marshal June 8, 2000
Bucky E. Burke Deputy U.S. Marshal September 18, 2007
Stanley W. Cooper
Special Deputy U.S. Marshal January 4, 2010
Roger Castillo Special Deputy January 20, 2011
Amanda Haworth Special Deputy January 20, 2011
Derek Hotsinpiller Deputy U.S. Marshal February 16, 2011
John Perry Deputy U.S. Marshal March 8, 2011
Warren B. Lewis Special Deputy June 9, 2011
Kyle David Pagerly Special Deputy  June 30, 2011
Brent Long Special Deputy  July 11, 2011
Fermin Archer Special Deputy July 13, 2011
Frank E. McKnight Special Deputy U.S. Marshal May 29, 2014
 
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