Howard H. Fisher

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Date of Birth: 
Unknown
Date of Death: 
July 22, 1922
Location of Death: 
Norfolk, VA

Circumstances of Death

Prohibition Agents Howard Henry 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.

Associated Artifacts: 
Newspaper article regarding Henry Fisher
Telegram announcing the death of Howard Fisher
Death Certificate of Howard Fisher
Newspaper article regarding Howard Fisher
Telegram announcing the death of Howard Fisher
Newspaper article regarding Howard Fisher's killer.
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