This is one of the original 1950 National issue, (Ike) Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal badges. The number stamped on the back indicates it was used in New Mexico. Made by Robbins 1/20 10K GF.
Deputy United States Marshal badge. Used in the Northern and Eastern Districts of California. Made by Irvine & Jachens, Gold Front.
Special Deputy United States Marshal badge. Used in the Northern and Eastern Districts of California. Made by Irvine & Jachens, Gold Front.
Charles H. Peterson was a deputy U. S. Marshal in San Francisco that attended the 20th encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic. He was a member of the
7th California Vol. Infantry. He was born in Denmark in 1834 and the 1880 U.S. Census lists his occupation as Deputy U. S. Marshal. He was born in 1834 in Denmark and died in San Francisco October 10, 1906 and is buried in the National Cemetery in San Francisco at the Presidio.
On August 4th, 1886, the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) held its twentieth annual convention or "encampment" in San Francisco, California.
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