Deputy Sheriff George A. Malcolm Historical

Deputy Sheriff George A. Malcolm Historical (HM1WEA)

Location: Lorton, VA 22079 Fairfax County
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N 38° 42.137', W 77° 13.286'

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In this vicinity, on Thursday, 6 April 1905, Deputy Sheriff George A. Malcolm was shot while attempting to arrest a man who had been harassing students at the Lorton Valley School. He died the following day at the Emergency Hospital in Washington, DC. Malcolm had been a sworn deputy sheriff for ten months. He also served as a teacher at the Lorton Valley School and as Deputy Treasurer of the Mount Vernon and Lee Districts. He is interred at Pohick Church Cemetery. He was the first known Fairfax County law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty.
Year Placed2014
Placed ByThe Fairfax County History Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, December 29th, 2016 at 1:02pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 306828 N 4286081
Decimal Degrees38.70228333, -77.22143333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 42.137', W 77° 13.286'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 42' 8.22" N, 77° 13' 17.16" W
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Area Code(s)703
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9437 Lorton Market St, Lorton VA 22079, US
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