Roll Call of Honor

Purvis, Special Agent Joseph A.

End of Watch: 03/30/1928

Agency: U.S. Bureau of A.T.F.

County: King County

Agent Purvis was killed in an automobile accident while on official duty in a government vehicle in Seattle, Washington. Agent Purvis had served in law enforcement for at least eight years. He had previously served as a special agent for a railroad and was a United States Coast Guard veteran.

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