The Town Marshall of Tylertown mentioned in this article I believe is my Grandpa, Thomas Alvin Sullivan.

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 - Negro deputy in Louisana BOGALUSA, La. (AP)-A...
Negro deputy in Louisana BOGALUSA, La. (AP)-A Negro deputy sheriff was killed killed and another wounded when gunfire from a pickup truck riddled their patrol car on a lonely road near this racially tense mill town Wednesday night. An hour later the town marshal marshal at Tylertown, Miss., who heard of the shooting by police radio, stopped a 1954 pickup truck with a Confederate flag tag on Its front bumper. The truck's white occupant, Ernis R, McElveen, 41, possessed possessed two pistols - one of which officers said had been recently fired, Louisiana authorities booked booked McElveen, 6 foot 1, a paper- mill employe, on charges of murder. He refused to waive extradition. Federal and state authorities, authorities, convinced that several persons werejnvolved in the shootlns of Washington Parish's first two Negro deputies, deputies, began an intensive in- vestlgatlon, "No stone will be left unturned," vowed a state official, J the prob»

Clipped from The Brazosport Facts03 Jun 1965, ThuPage 11

The Brazosport Facts (Freeport, Texas)03 Jun 1965, ThuPage 11
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  • — The Town Marshall of Tylertown mentioned in this article I believe is my Grandpa, Thomas Alvin Sullivan.

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