Portrait of Miami Police Detective Robert Lee Jester.

Portrait of Miami Police Detective Robert Lee Jester.


Image Number

  • PR20195

Year

  • Between 1925 and 1933

Series Title

General Note

  • Born in Richland, Georgia on November 26, 1892. Joined the Miami Police Department in 1923 and was promoted to detective in 1925. Married to Marcella Elsie Jester. Shot and killed in the line of duty on November 18, 1933 in a shootout with bank robbers (Leo Zalutsky and Anthony Hanson). His name is inscribed on the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, D.C. (on Panel 41, East Wall, Line 12).

Rights

Title of Work

  • Forgotten Heroes: Police Officers Killed in Dade County

Additional Creator

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 7 x 5 in.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Portrait of Miami Police Detective Robert Lee Jester. Between 1925 and 1933. Black & white photoprint, 7 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13727>, accessed 23 July 2019.

MLA

Portrait of Miami Police Detective Robert Lee Jester. Between 1925 and 1933. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 23 Jul. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13727>.

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(State Archives of Florida)