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The Iowa Department of Public Safety Peace Officer Memorial Page Remembers . . .

 

MARSHAL
JOHN KERR MYERS

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Marshal Myers was shot and killed Wednesday, March 30, 1921, while making his rounds at about 4:15 a.m., when he encountered five robbers breaking into the Stuart bank. Shooting broke out and Marshal Myers was shot three times.

Marshal Myers was a Night Marshal for the city of Stuart and was 70 years old.

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Created: 01-15-2009
Last Updated: 02-01-2010 (JLR)