Town Marshal
Leonard Geisler
Hagerstown Police Department
Monday, May 1, 1905

Age: 36
Served: 1 week
Badge #:
Military Service:
Panel 49W, Line 26
Included

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Assault
Date/Time of Incident:
Sunday, April 30, 1905

Incident to Death Duration:
1 day
Incident Location:

Incident County:
Wayne
Incident Township:
Jefferson
Weapon Used:
Person
Suspect Info:
Sentenced to life
Burial Location:
West Lawn Cemetery, Hagerstown

   Town Marshal Leonard Geisler succumbed to injuries suffered the previous day when he was assaulted by a group of intoxicated men.

   Marshal Geisler had ordered the men to disperse earlier in the evening and when he confronted them a second time he was struck on the back of the head and knocked to the ground.

   The man who struck him was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison.