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 Thomas Jefferson “Tom” Hueston

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Thomas Jefferson “Tom” Hueston

  • Birth 4 Aug 1855 Helena, Sandusky County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 2 Sep 1893 Ingalls, Payne County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Burial Stillwater, Payne County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Memorial ID 8332387

Frontier peace officer. Tom Hueston was a deputy United States marshal in Oklahoma territory. On September 2, 1893, a posse of marshals engaged in a fierce gunfight at Ingalls with the Doolin-Dalton gang of outlaws. Hueston, together with fellow marshals Richard 'Dick' Speed and Lafayette 'Lafe' Shadley, was killed in the line of duty during the fight. Deputy Marshal Hueston is memorialized on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial (Panel 32, #W-14) in Washington, DC.



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Thomas J Hueston Died Sep 2 1893 Age 37 Yr 1 Mo 17 Ds.


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  • Created by: George Bacon
  • Added: 29 Jan 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8332387
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Jefferson “Tom” Hueston (4 Aug 1855–2 Sep 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8332387, citing Fairlawn Cemetery, Stillwater, Payne County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by George Bacon (contributor 46523227) .