Type of Officer: City Marshal
Jurisdiction: Coffeyville
County: Montgomery
Death Date: 10/5/1892
Added to Memorial: 1987
Circumstances of Death: Gunshot
Hearing the firing in the streets of Coffeyville as citizens took arms against an attempted bank robbery by the infamous Daltongang, City Marshal Connelly ran to the street. He exited from an alley, directly in line with the firing and the Daltons, and he was shot down. The marshal, along with three private citizens, died as a result of the Dalton’s attempt to rob the Coffeyville bank.