Pleasant Eugene Holt
Villa Rica Police Department, Georgia End of Watch:
Saturday, April 18, 1908
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: April 18, 1908
Weapon Used: Handgun
Suspect Info: Deceased
Night Marshal Pleasant Holt was shot and killed by an
intoxicated man he had observed firing a gun in the city. Marshal was 55 years
The man shot Marshal Holt three times as the marshal attempted
to arrest him. The subject was taken into custody but died of tuberculosis
before being brought to trial.
Marshal Holt was survived by his wife and seven children.