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“Trio of Thugs”: Murder of Officer Rolland P. Smith 1901

Murder Victim Officer Rolland P. Smith 23-year-old Night Marshal Killed in the Line of Duty 1878-1901 Cause of Death: Gunshot Motive: Avoiding Arrest Murder Scene and Date Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Tracks Station Street Chelsea, Iowa Tama County End of … Continue reading

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