Name: Howell J. Lynch
Date of Birth: 1879
Date of Death: 07/06/1922
Location of Death: Gainesboro, TN
CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH
Prohibition Agent Howell Lynch, accompanied by a local deputy sheriff, raided a still near Gainesboro, TN. During the raid they were fired upon from ambush and Agent Lynch was killed. A suspect was never identified.
Agent Lynch joined the Prohibition Unit on 10/13/1921, with an annual salary of $1,500.
Agent Lynch was born in Carthage, TN. He was survived by his wife.