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Deputy Sheriff George A. Malcolm

 
 
Deputy Sheriff George A. Malcolm Marker image. Click for full size.
December 27, 2016
1. Deputy Sheriff George A. Malcolm Marker
Inscription. 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.
 
Erected 2014 by The Fairfax County History Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Virginia, Fairfax County History Commission marker series.
 
Location. 38° 42.137′ N, 77° 13.286′ W. Marker is in Lorton, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is on Lorton Market Street (Virginia Route 600) south of Lorton Road (Virginia Route 642), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. The marker is located in the Lorton Station Marketplace. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9409 Lorton Market Street, Lorton VA 22079, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Joseph W. Jordan
Deputy Sheriff George A. Malcolm Marker image. Click for full size.
December 27, 2016
2. Deputy Sheriff George A. Malcolm Marker
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Noman Monroe Cole, Jr. (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lorton Station (approx. 0.8 miles away); Evolution of a Landscape – Plantation, Prison, Park (approx. one mile away); Indian Attack (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lewis Chapel / Cranford Memorial Methodist Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); Gunston Hall (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Herris Stone (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lorton.
 
More about this marker. Although the marker is dated 2013, it was installed in 2014 and officially unveiled on June 14, 2014.
 
Also see . . .
1. Deputy Sheriff George A. Malcolm. Officer Down Memorial Page (Submitted on December 27, 2016.) 

2. George A. Malcolm. Find A Grave listing. (Submitted on December 27, 2016.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 29, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 27, 2016. This page has been viewed 121 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 27, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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