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Major A. Hart

Name:  Major A. Hart

Date of Birth:  1886

Date of Death: 07/16/1927

Location of Death:  Rochester, NY

 

 

CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH

Prohibition Agent Major Hart had conducted a special investigation in Rochester, NY.  While returning to Buffalo, NY to brief his supervisor, he was involved in an automobile accident and his Government vehicle overturned. Agent Hart died at the scene.

BACKGROUND

Agent Hart joined the Prohibition Unit on 4/25/1923.  He served in offices in Washington, Philadelphia and Buffalo. He was a veteran of the Spanish-American War.

PERSONAL

Agent Hart was born in Eaufula, AL.  He was survived by his wife.

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