Peter John Larson

City Marshal

Marshal Peter Larson succumbed to a gunshot wound. He was shot the previous night while trying to quell a disturbance.

The incident occurred when he and several citizens confronted a group of people who had come to town from Boone County to break up a dance.

The Marshal died approximately 24 hours later.

Marshal Larson had served with the Dayton Police Department for 7 years.

Dayton Police Department

End of Watch: Jan. 3, 1894

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