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First Sergeant Marvin E. Walts

First Sergeant Marvin E. Walts Hometown: New Albany, Indiana
Appointed: September 1, 1937
District: Charlestown
October 4, 1909 - March 18, 1957

During a manhunt for a suspected bank robber, First Sergeant Walts died of gunshot wounds inflicted by the suspect. First Sergeant Walts’ pastor, Reverend Robert Gingery was riding with First Sergeant Walts at the time of the shooting. The suspect also shot at Rev. Gingery. The Reverend was able to use First Sergeant Walts’ shotgun to return fire and kill the suspect.

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Marvin and Gertrude together Headstone
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