John T. Moyer

John T. Moyer

Type of Officer: Chief of Police Jurisdiction: Baxter Springs County: Cherokee Death Date: 5/24/1939 Added to Memorial: 1987 Circumstances of Death: Gunshot Chief of Police Moyer was shot and killed while attempting to apprehend one Charles Kinzie, an escapee from an...
John T. Moyer

John Crawford

Type of Officer: Deputy Constable Jurisdiction: Columbus County: Cherokee Death Date: 12/31/1929 Added to Memorial: 1987 Circumstances of Death: Gunshot On December 29, 1929, Crawford, deputy constable of Spring Valley Township, was fatally shot at an abandoned coal...
John T. Moyer

C. M. Taylor

Type of Officer: City Marshal Jurisdiction: Baxter Springs County: Cherokee Death Date: 6/29/1872 Added to Memorial: 1987 Circumstances of Death: Gunshot Mayor J. R. Boyd of Baxter Springs was involved in a dispute with the lumberyard owner over the mayor’s debt. A...
John T. Moyer

H. C. Seaman

Type of Officer: City Marshal Jurisdiction: Baxter Springs County: Cherokee Death Date: 11/7/1870 Added to Memorial: 1987 Circumstances of Death: Gunshot A “fallen woman” by the name of Nellie Starr, who is listed in the Cherokee County census as operating a brothel,...