Malcolm M. Day

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Date of Birth: 
Date of Death: 
February 14, 1925
Location of Death: 
Welch, WV

Circumstances of Death

Prohibition Agent Malcolm "Mack" Day and other agents were executing a Federal search warrant for illicit liquor on the property of Jim Sneed near Welch, WV.  During the search, Sneed ran into his house, retrieved a gun and shot and killed Agent Day.  Other prohibition agents then shot and killed Sneed.


Agent Day joined the Prohibition Unit on May 1, 1920, with any annual salary of $1,800.


Agent Day was born in Buchanan City, VA.  He was survived by his wife, Charlotte (née Milam), of Belcher Mountain, WV.

Associated Artifacts: 
Newspaper article regarding Malcolm Day
Last Reviewed September 23, 2016