Robert G. Anderson

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Date of Birth: 
Date of Death: 
April 16, 1923
Location of Death: 
Hammond, IN

Circumstances of Death

Prohibition Agent Robert Anderson was on duty at the Hammond Distillery when bandits broke into the distillery to steal liquor.  A gunfight ensued and Agent Anderson was killed.


Agent Anderson was appointed a Prohibition Agent on May 22, 1922 with an annual salary of $1,200.


Agent Anderson was born in Wayne City, IN.

Associated Artifacts: 
Telegram announcing the death of Robert Anderson
Last Reviewed September 23, 2016