Deputy U.S. Marshal Walter Raleigh Killion

Photo of Deputy U.S. Marshal Walter Raleigh Killion
End of Watch: Sat, May 24th, 1884
Date of Incident: Sat, May 24th, 1884
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 37


His wife Rachel and five children


Deputy Marshal Walter Killion was shot and killed by a saloon owner in Lily, Kentucky. The man had been cited by Deputy Marshal Killion earlier in the day for selling liquor at too high a price.

When Deputy Marshal Killion returned to the saloon to verify the prices had been reduced, he was shot and killed.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


United States Marshal's Service (Western District) Patch
601 West Broadway
Louisville, Kentucky 40202
(502) 588-8000


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