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 Floyd Murray “Toad” Boring

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Floyd Murray “Toad” Boring

  • Birth 25 Jun 1915 Salamanca, Cattaraugus County, New York, USA
  • Death 1 Feb 2008 Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
  • Burial Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
  • Plot Life Of Christ Mausoleum Patio K
  • Memorial ID 24417632

US Secret Service Agent. He was involved in a fierce gunfight on November 1, 1950 with two Puerto Rican nationalists who were attempting to assassinate President Harry S. Truman. One of the assassins and a White House police officer, Leslie Coffelt, were killed in the shootout. The incident was recounted in the 2005 book "American Gunfight: The Plot to Kill President Truman -- and the Shoot-out That Stopped It," by Stephen Hunter and John Bainbridge, Jr.

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  • Originally Created by: George Bacon
  • Added: 5 Feb 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24417632
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Floyd Murray “Toad” Boring (25 Jun 1915–1 Feb 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24417632, citing Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .