Type of Officer: City Marshal
Jurisdiction: Bonner Springs
Death Date: 8/23/1922
Added to Memorial: 1987
Circumstances of Death: Gunshot
While on night rounds, Marshal Damron noticed two suspicious looking men on a street corner. It was later learned that the men were serving as lookouts for an attempted bank robbery at Farmers Bank. As the marshal approached them, they opened fire, fatally shooting Damron. Although he was dying, Damron managed to beat one of the men with his nightstick.