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Howard Henry Fisher

Name:  Howard Henry Fisher

Date of Birth:  Unknown

Date of Death:  07/22/1922

Location of Death:  Norfolk, Virginia

 

 

CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH

Prohibition Agents Howard Fisher and Cary Freeman were executing a Federal search warrant at the home of James Chambers in Norfolk (Titustown), VA.  While the agents were searching the house, Chambers retrieved a hidden gun and killed both agents. Chambers fled, but was hunted down and killed by a Federal posse soon thereafter.

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