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Our History

Norval L. DeArmond

Name:  Norval Lee DeArmond

Date of Birth:  1884

Date of Death:  01/01/1940

Location of Death:  Barnston, Nebraska

 

 

CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH

On 12/8/1939, Special Agents Norval DeArmond and Jack Lee were in pursuit of a moonshine laden vehicle near the Kansas-Nebraska border.  At a sharp turn in the road, their government vehicle ran off the highway and crashed. Agent DeArmond was rushed to the local hospital, but died 24 days later.

BACKGROUND

Agent DeArmond joined the Prohibition Unit on 2/4/1922, with an annual salary of $1,800.

PERSONAL

Agent DeArmond was born in Lincoln Center, KS.  He was survived by his wife and their three children

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